What did the new dynasties do to gain acceptance?

To gain acceptance the new dynasties did certain things like:

1. They took on new titles.

2. Many of these new Kings adopted high-sounding titles like; Maharaja-adhiraja, or Tribhuvana-chakravartin and so on.

3. Performed religious rituals which would make them part of the Kshatriyas .

4. They also shared their power with their samantas as well as with the association of peasants, traders and Brahmanas.

5. Engaged in warfare to assert their power and carve kingdoms for themselves.