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Interesting Facts about Harsha

  • At the end of every five years, Harsha used to celebrate a solemn festival in Prayaga named as Prayaga festival.
  • Harsha was also known as Siladitya.
  • Hieun Tsang wrote book si-yu-ki in which he has mentioned Harsha and his reign.

Nausasi Copper plate gives us information about Harsha's successful expedition against Valabhi. Madhuban plate Inscription dated 631 AD traces the genealogy of Harsha up to four generations. The Banskhera, Nalanda and Sonepat inscriptions of Harsha describe him as a worshipper of Siva. The Banskhera inscription shows that Harsha was an expert calligraphist.