The Gauda Kingdom

 The Gauda Kingdom (also known as Gauda or Gauda Bhumi) was an ancient Indian kingdom in the region of Bengal, which existed during the 6th century CE. The kingdom was ruled by the Gauda dynasty, and its capital was located in the city of Gauda (modern-day Bengal). The kingdom was conquered by the Pala dynasty in the 8th century CE. The Gauda kingdom is also mentioned in Indian epics like Mahabharata and Ramayana.