The king of India gave him his eldest daughter in marriage.
Not long afterwards, when the king of Langkasuka died, the chief ministers welcomed back the exile and made him king.
Women of high status wrapped themselves in cloth and wore jeweled girdles.
When the king goes forth he rides upon an elephant.
King Bhagadatta first established relations with China in 515 AD, with further embassies sent in 523, 531 and 568.
In 1025 it was attacked by the armies of King Rajendra Chola in his campaign against Srivijaya.
A Song Dynasty work Zhu fan zhi (published in 1225) gives a description of the country of Ling-ya-si-jia (凌牙斯加).
Another proposal suggests that the name may have been derived from langkha and Ashoka, the legendary Mauryan Hindu warrior king who eventually became a pacifist after embracing the ideals espoused in Buddhism, and that the early Indian colonizers of the Malay Isthmus named the kingdom Langkasuka in his honour.
The earliest and most detailed description of the kingdom comes from the Chinese Liang Dynasty (502-557) record Liangshu, which refers to the kingdom of “Lang-ya-xiu” (Chinese: , Lang-gga-siu in Hokkien) founded in the 2nd century AD.
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