Heo Hwang-ok - Queen of Geumgwan Gaya
This is a Korean name; the family name of the princess is Heo.
Heo Hwang-ok is mentioned in Samguk Yusa, a 13th-century Korean chronicle as the queen. She was the wife of King Suro of Geumgwan Gaya kingdom. The legend states that she arrived on a boat from a distant kingdom, and married the king in the year 48 CE. She was the first queen of Geumgwan Gaya. Now, researchers of South Korea, conclude that she came from Ayodhya.
A memorial to her is built in Ayodhya.
Six million Koreans trace their descent to her.
We need to know more about her.
Korean memorial to Indian princess in Ayodhya
Indian Envoy in Seoul Authors "Silk Empress"
Indian Princess Weds Korean King 2,000 Years Ago
19 July 2007
Mr. Nagesh Parthasarathy, IFS has published two books: ‘The Reluctant Assassin’, a fictional thriller and ‘Bi Dan Hwang Hoo’ (Silk Empress), a fictional novel linking the ancient history of India and Korea-also published in Korean language.