Michaels, Axel (2004 Hinduism. Madhyamicas who maintain all is void;. Growth of Muslim population Main articles: Muslim conquests on the Indian subcontinent, Islamic rulers in the Indian subcontinent, and Growth of Muslim Population in Medieval India The End of the Buddhist Monks,.D. 337 The next ruler, Deva Raya I, emerged successful against the Gajapatis of Odisha and undertook important works of fortification and irrigation. "Chapter 6: The Sikh empire (17991849. Ganga River, in, saran district, has an archaeological record from the. While in Odisha, the Eastern Ganga Empire rose to power; noted for the advancement of Hindu architecture, most notable being Jagannath Temple and Konark Sun Temple, as well as being patrons of art and literature. 438 Several socio-religious organisations came into being at that time.