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Chola Empire

This post examines the history and cultural influence of the Chola Empire, which shaped South India and Southeast Asia through extensive maritime trade networks. It details the golden age under rulers like Raja Raja Chola, known for administrative reforms, military might, and promotion of Tamil art. Rajendra Chola’s conquests furthered their dominance, particularly over the maritime Silk Road. The Cholas’ impact lasted through advancements in literature, temple architecture, and global trade, despite their eventual decline.