Narasimhavarman I (A.D 630 -668)
Expeditions to Ceylon
Narasimhavarman I had sent two expeditions to Ceylon and helped his friend Manavarman to get back his kingdom.
Visit of Hiuen Tsang
During the reign of Narasimhavarman
I. the Chinese traveler Hiuen-Tsang visited the Pallava capital Kanchi.
He had stayed there for some time and studied in the Buddhist Kadigai.
He had given detailed information regarding the greatness of Kanchi in
Art and Architecture
Narasimhavarman I had continued and improved the work of his father in the sphere of art and architecture. His monolithic temples, rock-cut mandapas and portrait sculptures at Mamallapuram speak the glory of the Pallava art and architecture,
End of the Pallava rule
Narasimhavarman I was succeeded by
Mahendravarman II, Parameshwaravarman I, Narasimhavarman ii (Rajasimha)
and others. Later, the Beemavarman line of the Pallavas had ruled Kanchi.
The most important of them were Nandhivarman, Daudhivarman, Nirupathungan