Chandravansh (or Somvanshi) is one of the ancient dynasty in India. They claim that they are the descendents of Hindu God Som.
Ancestry of Chandravanshi :-
According to the Hindu Puranas, the genealogy of Somvanshi is as follows:
- Lord Brahma
- Atri , one of the Saptarishi created by Brahma.
- Som, son of Atri.
- Buddh, son of Som and Tara (wife of Rishi Brahaspti.).
- Pururuva or Yela, son of Buddh and Ila.
- Ayu, son of Pururuva and Urvashi.
- Nahush, son of Ayu and Vraja.
- Yayati, son of Nahush and Ashokasundri.
- King Puru, son of Yayati and Sharmishta. (Since King Yadu was expelled from Chandravansh King Puru’s descendents declared as Somvanshi).