Why is Kanishka famous in Indian history?


Kanishka was the most powerful Kushan ruler. He famous in Indian history because of following achievements:

  • He conquered Kashmir, snatched Punjab and Mathura from Saka.
  • He was a great patron of art and litiature.
  • He embraced Buddhism.
  • He took measures to spread the religion of Buddha to the other lands like Tibet, Japan and Korea.