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South Indian Inscriptions

 

 

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Introduction

Text of the Inscriptions 

Cholas

Rajendra

Kulottunga

Uttamachola

Vikramachola

Parakesarivarman

Rajaraja

Miscellaneous

Other South-Indian Inscriptions 

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Volume 11

Volume 12

Volume 13

Volume 14

Volume 15

Volume 16

Volume 17

Volume 18

Volume 19

Volume 20

Volume 22
Part 1

Volume 22
Part 2

Volume 23

Volume 24

Volume 26

Volume 27

Tiruvarur

Darasuram

Konerirajapuram

Tanjavur

Annual Reports 1935-1944

Annual Reports 1945- 1947

Corpus Inscriptionum Indicarum Volume 2, Part 2

Corpus Inscriptionum Indicarum Volume 7, Part 3

Kalachuri-Chedi Era Part 1

Kalachuri-Chedi Era Part 2

Epigraphica Indica

Epigraphia Indica Volume 3

Epigraphia
Indica Volume 4

Epigraphia Indica Volume 6

Epigraphia Indica Volume 7

Epigraphia Indica Volume 8

Epigraphia Indica Volume 27

Epigraphia Indica Volume 29

Epigraphia Indica Volume 30

Epigraphia Indica Volume 31

Epigraphia Indica Volume 32

Paramaras Volume 7, Part 2

Śilāhāras Volume 6, Part 2

Vākāṭakas Volume 5

Early Gupta Inscriptions

Archaeological Links

Archaeological-Survey of India

Pudukkottai

Konerirajapuram Temple

Cholas
 

No. 666 (Page No. 450 Volume 26)

(A. R. No. 624 of 1909)

Konerirajapuram, Thanjavur Taluk, Thanjavur district Same wall.

Rajaraja-Rajakesarivarman : Year [.] 6, [Adi] 14 (?), Wednesday, Punarpusam=1000 A. D., July 3. The regnal year should be 16 and the paksha was sukla.

This inscription is damaged in some places and hence certain particulars like the date are not available in full. It contains the prasasti of the king commencing with Tirumagalpola, etc.,

It Records that the sabhai (assembly) of Tirunallam, a Brahmadeyam in Vennadu assembled as Perumguri in the temple of the god Tirunallamudaiyar, and received the order of Udaiyapirattiyar directing that the land meant for those who recited the holy humans in the temple of the god Tirunallamudaiyar, should be given as kani to a certain Kuttan Tirunavukkariyan.  Accordingly a land 18-1/8 ma in extent  in Pungudi, a devadana of the god, was set apart for a couple of people who recited the holy hymns (Tiruppadiyam).  It is stated that besides the land, a house-site was also given in the connection.

No. 669 (Page No. 453 Volume 26)

(A. R. No. 627 of 1909)

Konerirajapuram, Thanjavur Taluk, Thanjavur district Same wall.

Rajaraja-Rajakesarivarman I: Year 12=996-97 A. D.,

This inscription is slightly damaged.

It refers to the king as ‘who destroyed the ships at Salai’.

It records a gift of a silver image (of the god ?) weighing 424 kalanju, and a copper image of Chandesvaradevan weighing 500 palam, by a certain Nakkan Nallatt-adigal, a member of the Irajarajatterinja-kaikkola community, who was the son of Anukkan Mahamalli, a pendatti of the velam of Irasakesari-panmar.

No. 671(Page No. 456 Volume 26)

(A. R. No. 629 of 1909)

Konerirajapuram, Thanjavur Taluk, Thanjavur district Same wall.

Rajarajakesarivarman alias Sri-Rajarajadeva : Year 27=1011-12 A. D.

This inscription is damaged in some places.

It contains the prasasti of the king commencing with Tirumagalapolapperunilachchelviyum,  etc.,

It records the gift of one nanda lamp and 20 kasu to provide for burning the same in the temple of the god Tirunallam-udaiya-mahadevar of Tirunallam, a Braham deyam in Vennaduain Uyyakkondar-valanadu, by a certain Aritan Paramesvaran of the same place. The gift seems to have been accepted by Sattanakkan, Sattan Tayan, Kavisiyan Tarkkan Narayanan, Kavisiya Nakkan Munnurruvan, Madilan Munnurruvan and some others whose names are lost.

No. 673 (Page No. 457 Volume 26)

(A. R. No. 631 of 1909)

Konerirajapuram, Thanjavur Taluk, Thanjavur district Same wall.

Rajaraja-Rajakesarivarman : Year 11=995-96 A. D.

This inscription is damaged and unfinished.

It refers to the king as ‘who destroyed and unfinished.

It refers to the tirukkavanam  in front of the sri-koyil. It appears to record some gift to the temple of the god Tirunallamudaiya-mahadevar by a queen.

No. 686 (Page No. 473 Volume 26)

(A. R. No. 641 of 1909)

Konerirajapuram, Thanjavur Taluk, Thanjavur district Same wall

Rajarajakesarivarman (Rajaraja I)  :  Year 12=996-97 A.D.

This inscription refers to the king as ‘who destroyed the ships at Salai’. 

It records a gift of land specified in detail by a certain Arinjigai Ninran of Vadagarai-mangalam in Vennadu for worship and offerings in the temple of the god Tirumulattanamudaiya-Mahadevar of the same place.  It is stated that the worship was offered 4 times daily and provision for food-offerings, 4 nanda lamps, and one sandhi lamp for bathing image of the deity in ghee, milk, and curds on Sankranti days, for clothes and for the Kalasa-puja ceremony was made by the same donor.

It also records a gift of land to the uvachchars of the temple for sounding one talapparai, three maddali, one karadigai, one segandi and one pair (anai) of hand-bell (kaimani).  It records yet another gift by the same donor of land to those who performed the services of alagidudal and melukkidudal in the temple.

No. 689 (Page No. 477 Volume 26)

(A. R. No. 644 of 1909)

Konerirajapuram, Thanjavur Taluk, Thanjavur District Same wall.

Rajaraja-Rajakesarivarman : Year 15 = 999-1000 A.D.

This inscription contains the prasasti of the king commencing with Tirumagal pola etc.

It records a gift of ¼ of a lamp to be burnt in the temple of the god Aditta Isvaramudaiya- mahadevar of Tirunallam, a Brahmadeyam in Vennadu by a certain Vellalan named Kadan Attanatti of the same place, who had endowed 7 kasu for the purpose.  It is stated that  this money was received by three persons of the temple, named Kavisiyan Nakkan Tarukkan and his sons Tarukkan Narayanan and Tarukkan Narasinga-battan, who had agreed to burn the lamp.  They had also agreed that in case their rights in the temple was mortgaged or sold, those who came in possession of the rights, should also continue to burn the lamp.

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