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Nayapala (ruled 1038–1055) is the name of eleventh ruler of the Pala dynasty of eastern Indian Subcontinent, mainly the Bengal and Bihar regions. Nayapala, the son of Mahipala I, defeated the Kalachuri king Karna after a long struggle. The two later signed a peace treaty at the mediation of the Buddhist scholar Atiśa.[1]

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  1. ^ Chowdhury, AM (2012). "Pala Dynasty". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
Preceded by
Pala Emperor
1038–1055 CE
Succeeded by
Vigrahapala III