The neighbouring territory now comprised in the Satara and Solapur districts came to be known as Mana-desha, which is named in some records of the age of the Seuna Yadavas of Devagiri. He is described in one of his grants as the illustrious ruler of the Kuntala country.
Swami Samarth of Akkalkot has followers from all walks of life.
Solapur is famous as a textile town, especially owing to its talented weavers’ community, and is an important railway junction on the North-South train line.
Their capital Manapura is probably identical with Man, the chief town of the Man taluka of the Satara district.
These Rashtrakutas of Manapura often came into conflict with the Vakatakas of the Vatsagulma branch. He conquered the Solapur territory from the Kalachuris sometime after Shaka 1102 in which some grant had been made to the same temple during the reign of the Kalachuri king Sankamadeva.