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Yajna Sri Satakarni

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Reign  2nd century CE
Died  196 AD
Royal line  Satavahana dynasty
Successor  Vijaya
Coronation date  167 AD
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Yajna Sri Satakarni, also known as Gautamiputra Yajna Sri, was an Indian ruler of the Satavahana dynasty. His reign is dated variously: c. 152-181 CE, c. 165-195 CE, c. 170-199 CE or c. 174-203.

He is considered to be the last great king of the Satavahana dynasty. He regained some of the territory lost to Shakas (the Western Satraps) under Vashishtiputra Satakarni. He defeated the Western Satraps and reconquered their southern regions in western and central India, which led to the decline of the Western Satraps.

He is known from his coins, and from the mention of his name in the regnal lists of the Matsya Purana, in which he is said to have ruled 29 years.

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Yajna Sri Satakarni Wikipedia


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