Introduction to Pava

King Pava was the 11th King of the Kirat Dynasty to rule over Nepal under the 13th Century Genealogical Text Gopal Raja Bansawali.

He ruled Nepal for 46 years until he was succeeded by King Dasti and preceded by Prasaphum.

All the Substantial Genealogies of Nepal have mentioned Pava as one of the Kirat Kings of Nepal. It includes the Bhasa Bansawali, the Genealogy of Kirkpatrick, and the Genealogy of Daniel Wright.

Bhasa Bansawali

Bhasa Bansawali has mentioned him as the Kirat King who ruled Nepal for Fifty-Six Years. He is said to have been the Father of Jitedasti or Dasti.

Genealogy of Kirkpatrick

The Genealogy of Kirkpatrick has also mentioned Pava as Purb. Similarly, he has attributed Fifty-Six Years of reign to the King.

Also, he is said to have been the predecessor of Jitedasty or Jetydastry as Kirkpatrick puts it.

Genealogy of Daniel Wright

Daniel Wright has mentioned Pava (Parba) as the 11th King of the Kirat Dynasty.

According to the text he ruled three generations before Sthunko.


Note: The Prehistory of Nepal up to the Kirat Dynasty lacks sufficient evidence to ensure its reliability. 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.