Matsya Kingdom wasfounded by fishermencommunity who laterattained ...More
Matsya Kingdom wasfounded by fishermencommunity who laterattained kingship. TheSanskrit word Matsyameans fish. Satyavati,the wife of Kuru kingSantanu was from thiscommunity. King Virata, aMatsya king, founded thekingdom of Virata. He wasthe father-in-law ofAbhimanyu the son ofArjuna. The epicMahabharata relates thefounder of Matsya kingdomto the ruler of Chedi,viz UparicharaVasu.
Fishing was themain occupation of thepeople who lived nearriver Sarasvati River.After the river Less
Matsya Kingdom was founded by fishermen community who later attained kingship. The Sanskrit word Matsya means fish. Satyavati, the wife of Kuru king Santanu was from this community. King Virata, a Matsya king, founded the kingdom of Virata. He was the father-in-law of Abhimanyu the son of Arjuna. The epic Mahabharata relates the founder of Matsya kingdom to the ruler of Chedi, viz Uparichara Vasu.
Fishing was the main occupation of the people who lived near river Sarasvati River. After the river