1. Uttanpad - Son of Manu and Shat
Rupa. He had two queens Suniti and Suruchi. Dhruva was the
son of Suniti and Suruchi's son was Uttam.
2. Dhruva - Aggrieved by the ill
treatment of step mother went to the forest and attained
blessings of the God with his deep meditation and got the
position amongst stars in the sky.
3. Prithu - Predecessor of king Uttan
Pad and Dhruva. A very strong king. He was the first to
recover valuable materials from the earth so that it was
4. Ikshwaku - The ancestor of king
Dashrath. A very strong king, Ikshwaku dynasty has a long
series of kings.
5. Mandhata - An important king in
6. Trishanku - Another king of
Ikshwaku dynasty. He made an attempt to go to heaven alive
with the help of Vishwamitra and was successful. But the
king Indra pushed him back to earth. Vishwamitra stopped him
from falling. He is now hanging between earth and heaven.
7. Harish Chandra - The king of
Ayodhya, famous for his truthfulness. He gave away his
kingdom to Vishwamitra in sleep and then sold his son, wife
and himself to pay him Dakshina. Mahatma Gandhi pledged to
speak truth after seeing stage drama of Harish Chandra.
8. Sagar - A great king. Released a
horse to complete a yagna. which was stolen by Indra. In
search for this horse 60,000 sons of Sagar dug out the
earth, which is said to be converted into ocean now.