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1-Ikshwaaku Vansh - From Bhavishya Puraan-1
Bhavishya Puraan, 3/1, 271-273

1. Soorya Vansh According to Bhavishya Puraan-1
2. Soorya Vansh According to Bhavishya Puraan-2
3. Soorya Vansh According to Bhaagvat Puraan (Vikukshi Vansh)
4. Soorya Vansh According to Bhaagvat Puraan (Nimi Vansh)
5. Soorya Vansh According to Padm Puraan

In Shwetvaraah Kalp, 3rd day of the 1st year of Brahmaa; 28th Sat Yug of Vaivaswat Manvantar (7th Manvantar)

Vaivaswat Manu was born. He did Tap for 100 Divine years, 
Manu's son was Ikshwaaku who was born through his sneeze (Ruled for 36,000 yrs)
Ikshwaaku's son was Vikukshi (35,900 yrs)
Vikukshi's son was  Ripunjaya ( 35,800 yrs)
Ripunjaya's son was Kakutsth (35,700 yrs)
Kakutsth's son was Anenaa (35,600 yrs)
Anenaa's son was Prithu (35,500 yrs)
Prithu's son was Vishwagashwa (35,400 yrs)
Vishwagashwa's son was Adri (35,300 yrs)
Adri's son was Bhadraashwa (35,200 yrs)
Bhadraashwa's son was Yuvanaashwa (35,100 yrs)
Yuvanaashwa's son Shraavast (35,000 yrs) - he inhabited Shraavastee Nagaree.
In those times Dharm was present with his four feet.

Shraavast's son was Brihadashwa (34,900 yrs)
Brihadashwa's son was Kuvalayaashwa (34,800 yrs) - MBH, G-4-Van/38 says that he had 21,000 sons. His all sons were killed when he went to
     kill Dhundhu Daitya, still he had three sons left - Dridhaashwa and Kapilaashwa and Chandraashwa.
Kuvalayaashwa's son was Dridhaashwa (33,800 yrs)
Dridhaashwa's son was Nikumbhak (32,800 yrs)
Nikumbhak's son was Sankataashwa (31,800 yrs)
Sankataashwa's son was Prasenjit (30,800 yrs)
Prasenjit's son was Ravanaashwa (29,800 yrs)
Ravanaashwa's son was Maandhaataa (29,700 yrs)
Maandhaataa's son was Purukuts (29,600 yrs)
Purukuts' son was Trinshdash - His chariot was yoked with 30 horses, that is why he was called Trinshdash.

Trinshdash's son was Anranya (28,000 yrs)
Anrany's son was Prishdashwa (6,000 yrs)
Prishdashwa's son was Haryaashwa (5,000 yrs) -- married Yayaati's daughter Maadhavee
Haryaashwa's son was Vasumaan (from Yayaati's daughter Maadhavee) (4,000 yrs)
Vasumaan's son Tridhanvaa (3,000 yrs)
--------Till then half the Sat Yug had passed

Tridhanvaa's son was Trayyaaruni (2,000 yrs)
Trayyaaruni's son was Satyavrat (Trishanku) (1,000 yrs) - because of cheating he got lower Gati.
Trishanku's son was Harishchandra (20,000 yrs)
Harishchandra's son Rohit (20,000 yrs)
Rohit's son was Haareet (20,000 yrs)
Haareet's son was Chanchubhoop (20,000 yrs)
Chanchubhoop's son was Vijaya (20,000 yrs)
Vijaya's son was Ruruk (20,000 yrs)

All these kings were devotees of Vishnu. All kinds of prosperity bloomed in their kingdom.

In the middle of the 3rd leg of Sat Yug --

Ruruk's son was Sagar (30,000 yrs) - he was the devotee of Shiv. He had 60,000 sons, named Saagar, from one queen. They got destroyed
           (burned) by Kapil Muni's Shaap. His second queen had one son  named Asamanjas.
Asamanjas' son was Anshumaan
Anshumaan's son was Dileep - Dileep got the son by Nandinee cow's grace
Dileep's son was Bhageerath - who brought Gangaa River on Prithvi, that is why she is known as Bhaageerathee.
Bhageerath's son was Shrutsen
-------All kings from Sagar to Shrutsen were Shaiv

Shrutsen's son was Naabhaag
Naabhaag's son was Ambareesh - he was a devotee of Vishnu - his Chakra (Divine disc) always guarded him, even Durvaasaa Muni was afraid of him.
-------Till now the third leg of Sat Yug was over.

In the 4th leg of Sat Yug --

Ambareesh's son was Sindhudweep
Sindhudweep's son was Ayutaashwa
Ayutaashwa's son was Rituparn -
(This Rituparn was the friend of Raajaa Nal of Nishadh Desh - see also 5-soorya-padm and 3-Ikshwaaku-Vikukshi

Rituparn's son was Sarvkaam
Sarvkaam's son was Kalmaashpaad
Kalmaashpaad's son was Sudaas - he and his wife Madayantee had the son named Ashmak (Saudaas) by the Muni Vashishth.
       These seven kings, up to Saudaas, were Vaishnav. Because of Guru's Shaap, Saudaas had offered his whole kingdom along with his body parts to his Guru.

Gokarn is said to be Shaiv - devotee of Ling
Ashmak's son was Harivarmaa - he was a devotee of Saadhu (saints)
Harivarmaa's son was Dasharath I
Dasharath I's son was Dileep I
Dileep I's son was Vishwasaha (10,000 yrs) - because of his non-religious conduct, at that time also, he had no rains for several years. This
       destructed his kingdom. At the request of his queen, Maharshi Vashishth produced a son, named Khatwaang, through Yagya.
Vishwasaha's son was Khatwaang (30,000 yrs with the help of Indra) - he got Moksh through the Var of Devtaa.
Khatwaang's son was Deerghbaahu (20,000 yrs)
Deerghbaahu's son was Sudarshan (5,000 yrs by the grace of Devee) - He married the princess of Kaashee. One day Mahaakaalee said to him in
       dream - "Vats, You go to Himaalaya along with your wife, because this Bharat Khand will be almost destroyed because of terrific storm.
       Several smaller islands have already sunk in the sea because of terrific storm. On the 7th day from today, a very terrific storm will come in
       Bhaarat Varsh also." Getting these instructions from Devee, Sudarshan went to Himaalaya along with main kings, Vaishya, Braahman and his
       servants and a huge part of Bhaarat was destroyed because of terrific storm. Its all people were also killed and the whole Prithvi got sunk in
       sea. After some time the land appeared again.

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