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South Indian Inscriptions


 

CHINDA DYNASTY

No. 643.

(A. R. No. 249  of  1908.)

On a slab from Errakota now at Jagdalpur,

Bastar State, Central Provinces. S.  945.  (Rudhirodgari)

Incomplete.  Mentions a certain . . . . . .  bhushana-Maharaja of the Chinda-kula.

No. 644.

(A. R. No. 231  of  1908.)

On two pillars set up in front of the  temple of

Dantesvari at Barsur, Bastar State, Central Provinces. S.  982.  (Sarvari)

Records the grant of land, by Chandraditya of Choda-vamsa, whose capital was Barasura, to the temple of Chandradityesvara established by him on the bund of the tank Chandraditya-Samudra, also constructed by him during the reign of the Chinda king Jagadekabhushna.

No. 645.

(A. R. No. 234  of  1908.)

On a slab set up near the police station at Bhairamgarh, Bastar State, Central Provinces; removed from Jangla Potenar. S. 982.  (Sarvari)

The first portion is in the nature of a duplicate of the above inscription.  The next portion states that Chandraditya also established a garden called  Chandraditya- nandanavanam.  Eight persons are named as witnesses to these charities.

No. 646.

(A. R. No. 243  of  1908.)

On a slab lying in the treasury room in the temple

 of Dantesvari, Dantewara, Bastar State, Central Provinces. S.  984.

Damaged.  Seems to state that a certain king of the Chinda family, whose capital was  Dattavada,  made a gift of land to a Siva temple.

No. 647.

(A. R. No. 250  of  1908.)

On a slab lying in the jungle to the west

 of Gadia,  Bastar State, Central Provinces. S.  1[0]19.

Very much damaged.  Refers to the Chinda king  Rajabhu[shana] Somesvaradeva.

No. 648.

(A. R. No. 245  of  1908.)

On a  slab in the treasury room in the temple of

Dantesvari, Dantewara, Bastar State, Central Provinces. S.  1147.

Damaged.  Mentions Jagadekabhushana-maharaja alias  Narasimhayadeva-Maharja.

No. 649.

(A. R. No. 235  of  1908.)

On a slab set up near the Police Station at

Bhairamgarh, Bastar State, Central Provinces. Undated.

Incomplete.  Mentions Jagadekabhushana-Maharaja who was a worshipper of the feet of Manikyadevi.

No. 650.

(A. R. No. 242  of  1908.)

On a slab set up in the north prakara of the temple of

Dantesvari at Dantewara, Bastar State, Central Provinces. S.  Unknown.

Incomplete.  Records a grant made by Masakadevi, younger sister of the Chinda king Rajabhushana.  Refers to princes (Rachakodukulu) residing at Chakragottamu.

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