According to the legend, the history of Arakan (Rakhaing) Kingdom can be traced back to as early as 3325 B.C. The first Arakan Kingdom was founded in 3325 B.C by King Marayu. However, the first hisotrical Arakan Kingdom, Danyawadi (Dannavati), began in early 300 A.D.
The land of the people of Rakhasa (Rakhasa; Rakkha; Rakkhaing; Rakhaing) who were given this name in honor of their preservation of their national heritage and ethics or morality.
Danyawadi (Dannavati), the capital of Arakan Kingdom, is located in the northern part of Arakan Coast, a few miles away from the Bay of Bengal. Separated from the central plain, the city is isolated from the chaotic world of warring kingdoms.