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South Indian Inscriptions


 

Konerirajapuram Temple

Miscellaneous

No. 675 (Page No. 459 Volume 26)

(A. R. No. 632 A of 1909)

Konerirajapuram, Thanjavur Taluk, Thanjavur District Same wall.

This inscription is fragmentary.

It appears to be the end portion of a long records, and lists the signatories, like Arita Singan Siraman, Madilan Tavan Tiruvinnagaraninran, Artan Paramesvaran, Aritan Vennaiyan Tiruvenkattigal, Siriyan Vadugan Sikumaran, Kaviniyan Narayanan Tiruttava-battan, Aritan Saritan Kariy [..] Aritan Sotisami and Madalan Samiyan. 

No. 676 (Page No. 460 Volume 26)

(A. R. No. 632 B of 1909)

Konerirajapuram, Thanjavur Takuk, Thanjavur District Same wall.

This inscription is too fragmentary.

It appears to record a gift of land to provide for burning a lamp, for feeding in the tiruchchurru-maligai during the midday worship, and other services (details lost) probably in the temple of the godat Tirunallam. The land was made tax-free by the sabhai of the place and the signatory by order of the sabhai was Siri-Aritan. 

No. 677 (Page No. 460 Volume 26)

(A. R. No. 632 C of 1909)

Konerirajapuram, Thanjavur Taluk, Thanjavur District Same wall.

This inscription is also badly damaged, and fragmentary. 

It contains a Sanskrit verse engraved in Grantha characters, praising a Chola king and the god Hara (i. e., Siva) in the dancing aspect. 

It appears to record a gift of land to the image of the goddess Durgai Mahesvari, probably of Tirunallam, by the sabhai of the place. The land seems to have belonged to Vaikanasan Barggavan Narayanan and Barggavan [Saeuppedi] Sri-Krishnan of the same place. 

The village Pungudi, a devadanam of the god Tirunallamudaiyar is mentioned in connection with the boundary of the gift-land.

No. 705 (Page No. 496 Volume 26)

(A. R. No. 657 of 1909)

Konerirajapuram, Thanjavur Taluk, Thanjavur District

East gopura of the same temple, right of entrance.

This inscription is slightly damaged. 

It records that the gateway(vasal=gopura ?) was caused to be alone by a certain Mudalipillai alias (name lost) of Vangipuram. 

No. 708 (Page No. 500 Volume 26)

(A. R. No. 659-A of 1909)

Konerirajapuram, Thanjavur Taluk, Thanjavur District Same wall. C. 11th Century. 

Five fragmentary pieces of inscriptrions contains disjointed details of gifts for food-offerings and other services probably to the go Tirunallumudaiyar of Tirunallam. 

No. 709 (Page No. 501 Volume 26)

(A. R. No. 660 of 1909)

Konerirajapuram, Thanjavur Taluk, Thanjavur District

A pillar in the verandah round the central shrine of the same temple. 

This inscription records the name of Udaiyapperumal alias Solakon of Mattur. 

No. 710 (Page No. 501 Volume 26)

(A. R. No. 660 A of 1909)

Konerirajapuram, Thanjavur Taluk, Thanjavur District

Another pillar in the same place. 

This inscription records that this Tirunadaimaligai (verandah) was caused to be built by Arumikudeavan alias Vayanattaraiyar of Adanur. 

No. 711 (Page No. 502 Volume 26)

(A. R. No.660 B of 1909)

Konerirajapuram, Thanjavur Taluk, Thanjavur District

Third pillar in the same place.

This inscription also records that this Tirunadaimaligai was caused to be built by Arumolidevan alias Vayanattaraiyan of Adanur. 

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