Introduction to Humtim

According to Gopal Raja Bansawali, King Humtim, popularly known as Humati, was the Seventh King of the Kirat Dynasty who ruled Nepal. He was the King of Nepal for 40 years and 8 Months.

He was the successor of King Valumca who ruled over Nepal for 31 years and 6 Months. Hamtim was succeeded by King Hurama.

He has been widely mentioned in the Historical Texts and Genealogies of Nepal.

Bhasa Bansawali

Humati has been declared as among the Kirat Kings of Nepal. Humati is said to have been the King of Nepal for 50 years according to this Text. However, he is mentioned as the Sixth King of the Dynasty.

Genealogy of Kirkpatrick

Kirkpatrick has also mentioned Humtim in another form and the word Hunnater is used. He has attributed the reign of 50 years to Hunnater.

Genealogy of Daniel Wright

The Genealogy has described that Humati was the Sixth King of the Kirat Dynasty. According to this Genealogy, Arjuna fought with Mahadeva who was in the form of a Kirat, during the reign of Humati.


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 Chronologies themselves have solely inspired the materials of the Article.