Introduction to Jaya Gupta

Jaya Gupta was the Second King of the Gopal Dynasty according to the 14th Century Geneology, Gopal Raja Bansawali. The text mentions that he ruled Nepal for 73 Years and 3 Months.

Jaya Gupta was preceded by King Bhumi Gupta and succeded by Dharma Gupta according to the Bansawali. However, other Geneologies have mentioned Param Gupta as his successor.

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

Bhasa Bansawali

Bhasa Bansawali also mentions that Jaya Gupta was the Second King of the Gopal Dynasty and attributes his reign as 73 years and 3 Months. He is said to have been the son of Bhumi Gupta.

Genealogy of Daniel Wright

The Geneology referred to by Daniel Wright has similarly posited Jaya Gupta to be the second King of the Gopal Dynasty. However, it has been stated that Bhuktamana was the First King of Gopal Dynasty. Genealogy has attributed the total reigning Period of 72 years to Jaya Gupta.

Genealogy of William Kirkpatrick

An Account of Kingdom of Nepal by William Kirkpatrick has posited that Jye Gupta was the Second King of the Gopal Dynasty. The Geneology has attributed 73 years and 3 Months as the reigning period of the King.


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.