Introduction to Harsa Gupta

Harsa Gupta has been referred to as the Fourth King of the Gopal Dynasty in the Genealogical Text Gopal Raja Bansawali. According to the Bansawali, he ruled for 67 years.

He was the successor to King Dharma Gupta and he was succeded by Bhima Gupta according to this Bansawali.

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Original Text of Gopal Raja Bansawali containing the Kings of Gopal Dynasty

The Genealogies referred to by Daniel Wright haven’t mentioned Harsa Gupta. The Geneology provided by William Kirkpatrick has mentioned Sree Gupta with the regnal years of 67 years which resembles that of Bhasa Bansawali and Gopal Raja Bansawali.

Kirkpatrick Geneology has posited Bheem Gupta as the Successor of Sree Gupta.

Bhasa Bansawali

Bhasa Bansawali has also posited Harsa Gupta as the Fourth King of the Dynasty who reigned for 67 years. He has been posited as the son and successor of King Param Gupta. His son Bhima Gupta succeded him as the Fifth King of this Dynasty.


Note: The Prehistory of Nepal up to the Kirat Dynasty lacks sufficient evidence to guarantee its historical accuracy. The article has been written through the consolidation of Chronologies with minimum interpretation to preserve its Historiographical Accuracy. In the case of Further Evidence coming into Light, it needs to be posited that the materials of the Article have been solely inspired by the Chronologies themselves.