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South Indian Inscriptions


 

KAKATIYA DYNASTY

No. 241.

(A. R. No. 273  of  1905.)

On a slab lying on the roof of a  small  mandapa in front

of the Ramadeva shrine in the temple of Tirupurantakesvara,

Tripurantakam, Markapur Taluk, Kurnool District. S.  1107. (Visvavasu)

States that Kakatiya  Rudradeva I  made a gift of the village of Revuru on the banks of the Krishnaveni river, in the Kondapalli-nadu to god Tripurantakesvara of Sriparvata.

No. 242.

(A. R. No. 300  of  1924.)

On a  slab set up in front of the central shrine in the Temple of

Muktisvara,  Muktiyala, Nandigama Taluk, Krishna District. S. 1121.

States that the chief Tyagi-Pota made a gift of the village of Mukti-grama, thirty cows and a crown set with precious stones to god Mukti-Mahesvara.  Gives the geneaology of Pota.

No. 243.

(A. R. No. 575  of  1925.)

On a Nandi pillar set up near the Dhvajastambha in the temple of Ramalingesvarasvami at Velpuru, Sattenepalli Taluk, Guntur District.

S.  1121.

States that a certain Malli-Reddi gave a perpetual lamp to god Ramesvara-Mahadeva of Ve[lpunuru].

No. 244.

(A. R. No. 576  of  1925.)

On a Nandi pillar set up near the Dhvajastambha

in the temple of Ramalingesvara at the same village. S. 1127.

States that a certain Keti Setti  made a gift of 12 Gokana-gadyanas for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Ramesvara-Mahadeva of Velpunuru.

No. 245.

(A. R. No. 262  of  1924.)

On a  broken pillar lying near the image of

Anjaneyasvami, Kanchala, Nandigama Taluk, Krishna District. S.  1127.

Damaged and incomplete.  Mentions the Mahamandalesvara Chagiraja.

No. 246.

(A. R. No. 177  of  1905.)

On the west wall of the central shrine in the temple of Tripurantaka,

Tripurantakam, Markapur Taluk, Kurnool District. S.  11[3]0.  (Vibhava)

States that Madhavadeva who was the chief of five Karanas (Panchakaranadhipati) made a gift of 50 cows for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Tripurantaka-Mahadeva for the merit of his son Kanaradeva.

No. 247.

(A. R. No. 109  of  1917.)

On a stone lying in a field at Mukkamala, Guntur Taluk, Guntur District.  S.  1130.

States that Vipparula Kondapa-Nayaka and Gundapa-Nayaka of  Durjay-anvavaya made gifts of land to certain temples and also to certain persons, presumably servants of the temples, for the merit of Ketaraju.

No. 248.

(A. R. No. 803  of  1922.)

On a pillar planted before the temple of Chennakesavasvami,

 Idupulapadu, Bapatla Taluk, same District. S.  1131.

States that the village of Idupulapadu in the Karmarashtra was originally granted by Mukkanti Pallava to certain Brahmins of Kanva-Sakha and that king Ganapatideva regranted it to the Brahmins.  Contains a list of the donees and their shares.

No. 249.

(A. R. No. 554  of  1925.)

On a pillar in the outer mandapa of the temple of

Ramalingesvara Velpuru, Sattenepalli Taluk, same District. S.  1131.

States  that Kasadi Suramadevi concubine of Kota Ketaraja, gave 55 inupayedlu for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Ramaesvara of Velpunuru.

No. 250.

(A. R. No. 281  of  1924.)

On a pillar set up in the temple of Kasi-Visvanatha

at Anigandlapadu, Nandigama Taluk, Krishna District. S.  113[1].

States that Ivani-Kandravati Kesavaraja made a gift of land (?) for the upkeep of the worship of Mallikarjunadeva of Mulasthana.  Refers of Pandesvaradeva and certain priests.

No. 251.

(A. R. No. 280  of  1924.)

On a pillar set up in the same  temple. S.  11[3]1.  (Sukla)

States that Ivani-Kandradi Kesavaraja gave a martu of land in Vemutippa for the worship of god Gokisvara-Mahadeva.

No. 252.

(A. R. No. 560  of  1925.)

On a pillar in the outer mandapa of the temple of

Ramalingesvara, Velpuru, Sattenapalli Taluk, Guntur District. S. 1131.

States that Kota Ketaraja’s concubine Gundadevi gave 55 inupayedlu for a  perpetual lamp in the temple of Ramesvara of Velpunuru.

No. 253.

(A. R. No. 304  of  1924.)

On a pillar in the Kalyana-mandapa in the temple of Muktisvara,

Muktyala, Nandigama Taluk, Krishna District. Undated.  (vide No. 234)

States that Ivani-Kandravati Kesavadeva gave 25 cows for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Muktisvara.

No. 254.

(A. R. No. 204  of  1905.)

On four faces of a pillar set up in front of the linga on the north side of

the kitchen in the temple of Tripurantakesvara, Tripurantakam, Markapur Taluk, Kurnool  District.

S.  1131.

States that Melambika, sister of Kakatiya Ganapatideva and wife of  Ekkadi Malla-Rudra, son of Buddaraja, chief of Natavadi consecrated the image of Mailambikesvara in the temple of  Tripurantaka and endowed  it with land in the village of  Dittalu.  Gives  the Kakatiya genealogy.

No. 255.

(A. R. No. 303  of  1924.)

On a pillar in the Kalyana-mandapa of the temple of

Muktisvara at Muktyala, Nandigama Taluk, Krishna District. Date lost.

Incomplete.  Gives the genealogy of Ivani-Kandravati Kesavaraja.

No. 256.

(A. R. No. 88  of  1917.)

On a stone set up in front of the temple of

Mallesvara, Ippatam, Guntur Taluk, Guntur District. S.  1133.

Gives a list of temples and  Brahmins to whom Kota Mummadidevaraja made a gift of land at Ipata during the reign of Kakatiya Ganapatideva.

No. 257.

(A. R. No. 324  of  1915.)

On the Garudastambha in the temple of Venugopalasvami,

Uppumaguluru, Narasaraopeta Taluk, same District. S.  1133.

Damaged and partly illegible.  Refers to the gift of an oil-mill and land made by Ballichodaraja presumably to some temple.

No. 258.

(A. R. No. 271  of  1925.)

On the four faces of a pillar in the dark room of the temple of

Tripurantakesvara, Tripurantakam, Markapur Taluk, Kurnool District. S. 1134.  (Angirasa)

States that a certain Ramachandra Narendra,  grandson of Pattapu Rama-devaraja made a gift of several villages of god Tripurantaka of Tripurantakam.

No. 259.

(A. R. No. 284  of  1924.)

On a pillar lying in the temple of Chandramaulisvara,

 Anumanchipalli, Nandigama Taluk, Krishna District. S.  1134.  (Srimukha)

States that a Brahmin Annimanchi, minister of Tyagi Pota, chief of Natavati built a  Siva temple at Animanchipalli and endowed it with lands.

No. 260.

(A. R. No. 79  of  1917.)

On the proper right column of the entrance into the temple

of Sitaramasvami, Errabalem, Guntur Taluk, Guntur District. S.  1135.

States that Kota Ketaraju’s concubines Arama and Ketama and their father Erramanayaka presented an utsavadeva to the temple  at Undavelli  and gave a putti of land for the worship of that utsavadeva.

No. 261.

(A. R. No. 717  of  1920.)

On a pillar in the temple of Kesavasvami, Duggirala,

Tenali Taluk, same District. S.  113[6.]   (Bhava ?)

Refers to the delimitation of the boundaries  between Duggarelapundi on the one hand and Ivani, Duggamapundi and Moramapundi on the other hand, made by Mallaparaja and Rudraraja under the orders of king Ganapatideva, given after he occupied the Velanandu country.

No. 262.

(A. R. No. 723  of  1930.)

On a stone  built into the temple of Ramesvara,

Natta-Ramesvaram, Tanuku Taluk, West Godavari District. S. 1140.

States that Kolani Somaya, son of Kesavadeva, lord of Kamalakarapura, built the temple of Ramesvara at Duttika for the merit of his wife Anyamadevi.  Also refers to gifts of land made by some other persons to the same temple.

No. 263.

(A. R. No. 331  of  1915.)

On a slab in the compound of the temple of Virabhadrasvami,

Kopparam, Narasaraopeta Taluk, Guntur District. S.  1140.

States that Ekk-Nayaka, Rudri-Nayaka, Pina Rudri-Nayaka, Raji-Nayaka and Proli-Nayaka, sons of Prola Rauta who was the tantrapala of the Kakatiya king Ganapatideva gave to Preketi Madiraju one martu of wet land and four puttis of dry land in Kopparam.

No. 264.

(A. R. No. 851  of  1917.)

On the white marble pillar if the temple of Jaladhisvara,

Ghantasala, Divi Taluk, Krishna District. S. 1142 (Vikrama)

States that Marisetti of Middikula-gotra gave 25 cows and one breeding bull for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Jaladhisvara of Ghantasala.

No. 265.

(A. R. No. 188  of  1917.)

On a slab set up at Durgidevipadu in the village of

Madipadu, Sattenepalli Taluk, Guntur District. S.  114[2].

States that one Muche-Nayaka  of Musundiri-anvaya, Penungula-vamsa and  Manuma-kula, gave one putti of dry land to god Mallikarjuna of Jammipalli.

No. 266.

(A. R. No. 237  of  1905.)

On the east wall of the dark room (Chikati-middi) in the temple of

Tripurantakesvara, Tripurantakam, Markapur Taluk, Kurnool District. S. uncertain (Vyaya).

States that Eraganna-Nayaka,  the general (padalu) of the Mahapradhani  Podukamuri Annaladeva gave 25 cows for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Tripurantakadeva.

No. 267.

(A. R. No. 174  of  1917.)

On a  stone set up near a  potter’s house in Tadikonda,

Guntur Taluk, Guntur District. S.  1143.

Refers to the grant of ten tumus of land to god  Mailarudeva of Tadikonda.

No. 268.

(A. R. No. 735  of  1920.)

On a pillar in the temple of Somesvara at Juttiga,

Tanuku Taluk, West Godavari District. S.  1143.

Refers to the gift of 50 inupa-yedlu by Eradevaya,  son of Dandavalakala Jommaya, servant of Kesava-Mandalika to the temple of Vasukiravi-Somesvara of Duttika.

No. 269.

(A. R. No. 140  of  1917.)

On a pillar of the  Madhyaranga, in the temple of D

antesvara, prattipadu, Guntur Taluk, Guntur District. S.  1144.

States that Parichchheda Kusmaraju established the image of Gandesvara and endowed it with two martus of land for the merit of his wife Sabbamadevi.

No. 270.

(A. R. No. 456  of  1915.)

On a slab lying in a field in Munumaka, Narasaraopeta Taluk, same District. S.  1145.

Damaged and partly illegible.  Refers to a gift of land to the temple of Amaresvara for the merit of Ganapatideva-Maharaja.

No. 271.

(A. R. No. 330  of  1915.)

On a pillar set up in the courtyard of the temple of

Virabhadrasvami, Kopparam, same Taluk and District. S.  1145.

States that the sons of Prolrautu, the tantrapala of Kakati Ganapatideva made gifts of land to Maruvada  Barammaraja, Kakandi Sriramapeddi, Prolepeddi Lakkanappa  and Naranappa.

No. 272.

(A. R. No. 597  of  1925.)

On a mutilated  stone lying near a well at

Velpuru, Sattenepalli Taluk, same District. S.  114-.

States  that Gundeboya’s son (name lost) gave 55 sheep for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Ramesvara at Velpunuru.

No. 273.

(A. R. No. 325  of  1924.)

On a  broken Naga pillar in the Siva temple at  Zuzzuru,

Nandigama Taluk, Krishna District. S. 1150.  (Sarvadhari)

Incomplete.  Mentions god Paramesvara.

No. 274.

(A. R. No. 275  of  1924.)

On a pillar set up to the south of the Siva temple,

Navabupeta, same Taluk and District. S.  115[2]

States that Chagi Potaraja made a gift of wet land to god Svayambhunatha-Mahadeva of Kurukkuru.  Also gives a long list of similar gifts of land made to the same temple by several other persons from time to time.

No. 275.

(A. R. No. 274  of  1924.)

On a broken pillar  lying in front of the same temple.

S.  1152.  (This year tallies neither with Tarana nor with Sadharana.)

Gives a list of grants of land made by Chagi Potaraja and Chagi Ganapatideva to god Semanathadeva of Kurukuru and to Virana (Viresvara) of Kosavidu.

No. 276.

(A. R. No. 273  of  1924.)

On three pieces of a broken slab lying in front of the same temple.

S.  1152.  (This year does not tally with Tarana.)

Damaged and  incomplete.  Gives a list of land made by Chagi Potaraja to god Svayambhudeva of Kurukuru.

No. 277.

(A. R. No. 265  of  1924.)

On a pillar in front of the temple of Venugopalasvami,

 Magallu, Nandigama Taluk, Krishna District. S. 1152 (?)

Damaged and incomplete.  Refers to a gift of land made by the sons of Bachu Surayya to god Gopaladeva of Magallu (?) fork the benefit of the Kakatiya  King Ga[napatideva].

No. 278.

(A. R. No. 606  of  1909.)

On a pillar lying in front of the temple of Kodandaramasvami,

 Motupalli, Bapatla Taluk, Guntur District. S.  1153.  (Khara.)

States that Siddayadeva-Maharaja of the family of Mukkanti Kadu[vatti*] gave away the village of Aduru to the temple of Ganapatiprasanna-Kesavadeva at Mottupalli for the merit of Kakatiya Ganapatideva.

No. 279.

(A. R. No. 60  of  1917.)

On a stone with the image of Hunuman in front of the

temple of Rama, Anantavaram, Guntur Taluk, same District. S.  115[3].

States that one Ponungoti Revi Raddi made a gift of land to the Mahajanas of Vaddamani at the rate of one putti and ten Tums per share.

No. 280.

(A. R. No. 305  of  1924.)

On a slab set up to the south of the Kalyanamandapa in the temple of 

Muktisvarasvami at Muktyala, Nandigama Taluk, Krishna  District. S. 1156.

Incomplete and damaged.  Seems to refer to the Durjaya family.

No. 281.

(A. R. No. 141  of  1917.)

On a pillar of the madhyaranga of the temple of

Dandesvarasvami, Prattipadu, Guntur Taluk, Guntur District. S.  1156.

Gives a list of Brahmins to whom Kota Ganapatideva made gifts of lands.

No. 282.

(A. R. No. 134  of  1917.)

On a garuda pillar in front of the temple of Venugopalasvami,

at Potturu, same Taluk and District. S. 115[7].

State that Parichchhedi Bhimaraja son of Kommaraja consecrated the image of god Gopala and built a temple over it and also endowed  it with lands.

No. 283.

(A. R. No. 278(a)  of  1905.)

On a slab set up close to the prakara on the right side of the closed up western entrance to the temple of Tripurantakesvara Tripurantakam, Markapur Taluk, Kurnool District. S.  1157.  (Manmatha)

States that a certain Vishaveli Masake-Sahini gave 25 cows for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Tripurantakadeva, in commemoration of his having won the battle of Chintalapundi which he fought riding (the horse) Punyamurti.

No. 284.

(A. R. No. 463  of  1915.)

On a slab in front of the temple of Brahmesvara,

 Kondanayanavaram, Gannavaram Taluk, Krishna District. S.  1157.

States that Nagadeva of  the family of Kaduvetti made a gift of cows to the temple of Brahmesvara.

No. 285.

(A. R. No. 484  of  1913.)

On a slab preserved in an underground room of the Central Museum, Madras. S. 1157.

Damaged and incomplete.  Seems to refer to a gift of cows made by the son of the wet nurse (dadi) of Kota Manma-Ketaraja to the temple of god Rudra. (?)

No. 286.

(A. R. No. 720  of  1920.)

On a  beam in the roof of the temple of Muktisvara,

Kollipara, Tenali Taluk, Guntur District. S.  11[5]8.

Incomplete and unintelligible.  Mentions god Muktisvara-Mahadeva.

No. 287.

(A. R. No. 278(b)  of  1905.)

In continuation of A. R. 278 (a) of 1905.  On a slab set up close to the

prakara on the right side of the closed up western entrance to the temple of

Tripurantakesvara, Tripurantakam, Markapur Taluk, Kurnool District. S.  1159. (Hevilambi)

States that a certain Masamge Ravuta gave 13 cows for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Tripurantaka-Mahadeva.

No. 288.

(A. R. No. 63  of  1917.)

On a stone lying  near a well in Atmakuru, Guntur Taluk, Guntur District. S. 1160.

States that Palakolani Keti-Nayaka  built a temple for god Lakshmisvara at Atukuru in Doddakandravadi and gave 25 cows for a perpetual lamp in the said temple.  Also gives a list of gifts of land made by the same person to the said temple and also to certain Brahmins.

No. 289.

(A. R. No. 65  of  1917.)

On a Nandi pillar set up near a tank, at Bejatpuram, same Taluk and District. S. 11[6]0.

States that Prole-Nayaka, lord of Podvupara and minister of Kota Ganapatideva consecrated the images of Ramesvara and Ganes[svara] at Puipadu and built temples for the said deities and for goddess Brosinamma and had four tanks dug, that his younger brother consecrated the images of Kesavadeva and Kuppavinayaka and built temples for them and that both of them granted lands to temple priests.

No. 290.

(A. R. No. 558  of  1925.)

On a pillar in the outer mandapa of the temple of Ramalingesvara,

Velpuru, Sattenepalli Taluk, same District. S.  1161. (Vikari)

States that a certain Aita-Sani a dependent of Kakati – Ganapatideva gave 25 cows for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Ramesvara of Velpunuru.

No. 291.

(A. R. No. 556  of  1925.)

On a pillar in the same mandapa. S.  1162.

States that Adapa Ketana-Boya. A subordinate of Kota Ganapatideva gave 55 inupa-yedlu for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Ramesvara of Velpuru.

No. 292

(A. R. No. 722 of  1910.)

On a pillar in the temple of Agastyesvara,

Kolakaluru, tenali Taluk, same District. S.  116[3].

States that a certain Amari Nayaka gave 2puttis of land as emoluments to the dancing girls attached to the temple of Agastisvara.

No. 293.

(A. R. No. 324  of  1919.)

On a pillar in the mandapa at the northern entrance into

 the temple of Mallesvara at Bezwada, Krishna District. S.  1163.

States that Paruvala Mallisetti of Gonturu and belonging to the Pentikula-gotra gave 25 cows for a  perpetual lamp in the temple of Mallisvara.

No. 294.

(A. R. No. 562  of  1909.)

On a slab forming the wall of a small shrine in the courtyard of the temple of

Dodda Mallesvara, Chintapalli, Sattenepalli Taluk, Guntur District. S.  11[6]3 (Plava)

Incomplete.  Refers to a gift of land to Mulasthanam Mallinathadeva at Chintapalli.

No. 295.

(A. R. No. 254  of  1924.)

On a slab lying close to the stream at Adaviravulapadu,

Nandigama Taluk, Krishna District. S.  1164.  (Subhakrit)

Mentions grants of land made by Dronadula Poti-Nayudu and others to god Ramanatha-Mahadeva at Ravulapadu.

No. 296.

(A. R. No. 236  of  1905.)

On the east wall of the dark room in the temple of Tripurantakesvara,

Tripurantakam, Kurnool District. S.  1164. (Subhakrit)

States that Chagi Muppaladevi gave 25 cows for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Tripurantaka-Mahadeva.  Also mentions Nathavadi Rudradeva-Maharaja, Kalkatiya Maila-Mahadevi and Muppaladevi.

No. 297.

(A. R. No. 721  of  1920.)

On a  pillar in the temple of Agastyesvarasvami,

Kolakalur, Tenali Taluk, Guntur District. S.  11[64].

States that Renturi Ekkiti, servant of Kondapadumati Betaraja gave 50 cows for two lamps in the temple of Agastisvara of Kolankuluru.

No. 298.

(A. R. No. 607  of  1909.)

On a pillar lying in front of the temple of Kodandaramasvami,

Motupalli, Bapatla Taluk, same District. S.  1164.  (Subhakrit)

States that Bayya Choda-Maharaja gave a  putti of wet land to god Prasanna-Kesavadeva of Mottupalli.

No. 299.

(A. R. No. 465  of  1915.)

On the top beam of the inner entrance into the temple of Brahmesvara,

Kondanayanavaram, Gannavaram Taluk,  Krishna District. S.  11[65] (?)

States that Paruva-Anni-setti of Pendikula-gotra gave 25 cows for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Prasanna Vallabha-Kesavadeva of Gonturu.

No. 300.

(A. R. No. 598  of  1925.)

On a  mutilated stone lying near a well at Velpuru,

Sattenepalli Taluk, Guntur District. S.  1165.  (Sobhakrit)

States that Adapa Ketana-Boya gave 55 inupa-yedlu for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Ramesvara-Mahadeva of Velpunuru.

No. 301.

(A. R. No. 311  of  1920.)

On a pillar in the temple of Svarnesvara at Ganapavaram,

Bhimavaram Taluk, West Godavari District. S. 1165.

Incomplete.  Refers to a gift made by Enamadala Anuma-Nayaka, servant of Kolani Mangayadevaraja to the temple of Svarnesvara.

No. 302.

(A. R. No. 826  of  1922.)

On a stone built into the platform of the temple of

Kasinatha at Kommuru, Bapatla Taluk, Guntur District. S.  1166.

States that a certain Proli-Nayaka gave seven Kesari-gadyas for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Agastisvara of Kommuru.

No. 303.

(A. R. No. 466  of  1915.)

On a stone set up in front of the temple of Ramalingesvara,

Santaravur, Bapatla Taluk, same District. S.  1167.  (Visvavasu)

Records the grant of land by Karanam Maraya to god Ramanatha for the benefit of Ganapatideva-Maharaja.

No. 304.

(A. R. No. 245  of  1905.)

On the east wall of the dark room (Chikati-middi) in the temple of

 Tripurantakesvara, Tripurantakam, Markapur Taluk, Kurnool District. S.  1167.  (Visvavasu)

States that Kakatiya Ganapatideva’s agent Pochana-Peggada-Ganapaya remitted customs duties payable on three hundred pack bullocks used in importing goods into the town of Tripurantakam which belongs to god Tripurantaka.

No. 305.

(A. R. No. 235  of  1905.)

On the east wall of the dark room in the same temple. S.  1168.  (Parabhava)

States that Chagi Muppaladevi gave 25 cows for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Tripurantaka-Mahadeva.

No. 306.

(A. R. No. 234  of  1905.)

On the north wall of the dark room in the same temple. S.  1168.  (Parabhava)

States that Chagi Ganapayaraja gave 25 cows for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Tripurantaka-Mahadeva.

No. 307.

(A. R. No. 244  of  1905.)

On the base of the north wall of the same dark room. S. 1168.  (Parabhava)

States that Amaresvara,  son of Karanam Mallaparaja, minister of Chagi Dorayaraja gave 25 cows for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Tripurantaka-Mahadeva.

No. 308.

(A. R. No. 243  of  1905.)

On the north wall of the same dark room. S.  1168.   (Parabhava)

States that Kota  Mummadi Potaraja gave 15 cows for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Tripurantaka-Mahadeva.

No. 309.

(A. R. No. 312  of  1915.)

On a carved stambha in the temple of Hanuman,

Kakani, Narasaraopeta Taluk, Guntur District. S.  1168.

States that a  Brahmin named Sri Rama Peddi consecrated the image of Kesava in the agrahara of Kakanda in the kingdom of Kakatiya Ganapati and that  he and some others endowed the temple with lands.

No. 310.

(A. R. No. 138  of  1917.)

On a slab lying in front of the temple of

Venugopalasvami, Potturu, Guntur Taluk, Guntur District. S.  1168.

Incomplete.  The portion which describes the actual grant is missing.  The portion available refers to what was probably a gift made to a  Siva temple by Parichcheda Bhimaraja, Tammu Bhimaraja, Devaraja and Ganapadevaraja for the merit of their father Kommaraja and mother Suraladevi.  Contains the usual Parichchedi titles.

No. 311.

(A. R. No. 241  of  1905.)

On the east wall of the dark room (Chikati-middi) in the temple of

Tripurantakesvara, Tripurantakam, Markapur Taluk, Kurnool District. S.  1168.  (Parabhava)

States that a certain Prolasani gave 50 cows for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Tripurantaka-Mahadeva, for the merit of her husband Gadya Surapa-Nayaka.

No. 312.

(A. R. No. 563  of  1915.)

On a slab set up in the courtyard of the temple of Jotinatha,

 at Joti, Sidhout Taluk, Cuddapah District. S.  1169.  (Plavanga)

States that, during the reign of Rakkasa Gangarasadeva, Chente Rami-Nayaka built the compound wall and gopura of the temple of Jotinatha, the temple of Irugalasani at Takaprolu and had two tanks dug and a temple built at Cheturu.

No. 313.

(A. R. No. 257  of  1924.)

On a slab lying under a tree north of the village of

Muppalla, Nandigama Taluk Krishna  District. S.  11[6]9.

States that general Maka, son of Kommana, servant of Tyagi Manma-Pota,  lord of Brihatkanchi (Pedda Kancherla ?) gave 25 cows for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Ramesvara.

No. 314.

(A. R. No. 586  of  1925.)

On a stone lying near the Galigopura mantapam in the temple of

 Ramalingesvara, Velpuru, Sattenepalli Taluk, Guntur District. S. 1169.   (Plavanga)

States that Dochena Peggada assigned (?) to the temple of Ramesvara at Velpunuru the duty known as addavatta and duties leviable on sales and purchases of various articles, on oil-mills and on marriages, for the merit of Kakatiya Ganapatideva Maharaja.

No. 315.

(A. R. No. 253  of  1905.)

On a pillar at the entrance to the dark room (Chikati-middi) – right  side-in the temple of Tripurantakesvara, Tripurantakam, Markapur Taluk, Kurnool District. S.  1169.  (Plavanga)

States that Dharma Sivacharya, disciple of  Bimala Sivacharya of the Golagiri-matha built the Bhandaruvu-matham (temple treasury) in the temple of Tripurantaka-Mahadeva.

No. 316.

(A. R. No. 175  of  1917.)

On a stone lying near a hillock to the west of Tadikonda,

Guntur Taluk, Guntur District. S.  1169.  (?)  (Kilaka)

States that Kota Immadi Ganapatiraja gave a putti of land to the temple of Chenna-Mallesvara.

No. 317.

(A. R. No. 537  of  1925.)

On a pillar lying near the temple of Chennakesvasvami,

Kolavennu, Bezwada Taluk, Krishna District. S.  1170.

States that Agent (Sarvadhikari) Siviri Annaya assigned, to the temple of Prasanna-Kesavadeva of Kolavennu, the customs duties (sunkam) for the merit of Ganapatideva-Maharaja.

No. 318.

(A. R. No. 240  of  1905.)

On the east wall of the dark room (Chikati-middi) in the temple of

Tripurantaka, Tripurantakam, Markapur Taluk, Kurnool District. S.  1170.  (Kilaka)

States that a certain Dandena-Peggada gave 25 cows for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Tripurantakesvara.

No. 319.

(A. R. No. 232  of  1905.)

On the same wall. S.  1170.  (Kilaka).

States  that Kalari Pinnamari – Nayaka gave 25 cows for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Tripurantakadeva.

No. 320.

(A. R. No. 405  of  1915.)

On a Nandi pillar standing in a street in Purushottmapattanam,

Narasaraopeta Taluk, Guntur District. S.  11[70].  (Kilaka)

States that Ekkaya, younger brother of Bhaskaradeva, minister of Ganapatideva gave away the village of Oddapundi to god Sankaresvara of Kotyadona.

No. 321.

(A. R. No. 559  of  1925.)

On a pillar in the outer mandapa of the temple of

Ramalingesvara, Velpuru, Sattenepalli Taluk, same District. S.  1170.  (Kilaka)

States that a certain Surapa-Nayaka gave 25 cows for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Ramesvara at Velpunuru.

No. 322.

(A. R. No. 227 of  1905.)

On the base of the north wall, second tier of the dark room in the temple of

Tripurantakesvara, Tripurantakam Markapur Taluk, Kurnool District. S.  1170.  (Kilaka)

States that Mahadevaraja, son of Natavati Rudradeva-Maharaja and Kaketa Mailata-Mahadevi, gave 25 cows for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Tripurantakesvara.

No. 323.

(A. R. No. 228  of  1905.)

On the base of the north wall, second tier of the dark room in the same temple.

S.  1170.  (Kilaka)

States that Mummadi Ganampattavandu (?) son of Natavati Rudradeva and  Kaketa Mailala-Mahadevi gave 25 cows for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Tripurantakadeva.

No. 324.

(A. R. No. 225  of  1905.)

On the base of the same wall. S.   1170. (Kilaka)

States that Rudradeva, son of Natavati Rudradeva-Maharaja and Kaketa Mailala-Mahadevi gave 25 cows for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Tripurantakadeva.

No. 325.

(A. R. No. 555  of  1925.)

On a pillar in the inner  mandapa of the temple of

Ramalingesvara, Velpuru, Sattenepalli Taluk, Guntur District. S.  1171.

States that a certain Rayideva gave 55 sheep for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Ramesvara of Velpuru.

No. 326.

(A. R. No. 557  of  1925.)

On a pillar in the outer mandapa of the same temple. S.   1171.

Incomplete.  Mentions Rayanamatya, son of Kamanamatya and Kamamba.

No. 327.

(A. R. No. 249  of  1905.)

On a pillar at the entrance into the dark room in the temple of Tripurantakesvara,

Tripurantakam, Markapur Taluk, Kurnool District. S.  1171.  (Saumya)

States that Jayasani, wife of Chodeboya, son of Enjali Chodeboya, gave 50 goats for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Tripurantaka-Mahadeva.

No. 328.

(A. R. No. 221  of  1905.)

On the north wall of the dark room in the same temple. S.  1171.  (Saumya)

States that Chikaraja assigned, to the temple of Tripurantakesvara (?), the duties payable on salt imported into and sold in Tripurantakam,  the town of Tripurantakaesvara.  The grant is said to have been made for the merit of Nuvula Ramadeva Peggada during he reign of Kakatiya Ganapatideva-Maharaja.

No. 329.

(A. R. No. 226  of  1905.)

On the base of the north wall, second tier of the dark room (Chikati-middi), in the same temple.

S.  1172.  (Sadharana)

States that Kondapadumati Murari Ganapamdeva-Maharaja gave 25 cows for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Tripurantakadeva.

No. 330.

(A. R. No. 82  of  1917.)

On a pillar in the temple of Anjaneyasvami, Guntur, Guntur District. S.  1172.

States that Boduga Prole-Boya is to supply a sola of ghee daily for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Chodisvara of Chembrolu.

No. 331.

(A. R. No. 209  of  1905.)

On the base of the west wall of the dark room in the temple of

Tripurantakesvara, Tripurantakam, Markapur Taluk, Kurnool District. S.  1172.  (Sadharana)

States that the son of a certain Sripati-Nayaka and a certain Lakuma-Bayi gave 10 cows each for a lamp kin the temple of Tripurantakadeva.

No. 332.

(A. R. No. 283  of  1905.)

On a slab set up in the courtyard of the Mulabrahmesvara temple at the

foot of the Tripurantakam hill, Tripurantakam, same District.S.  1172 (Sadharana)

States that Gandapendaru Gangaya-Sahini gave away all the lands in the villages of  Boyalapalli  and Redlapalli with all sources of income to god Mulasthana-deva of Tripurantakamu, for the merit of Ganapatideva-Maharaja.

No. 333.

(A. R. No. 462  of  1915.)

On a  pillar in front of the temple of  Brahmesvara,

Kondanayanivaram, Gannavaram Taluk, Krishna District. S.  1173.

States that the chief, Narayana, younger brother of Naga of  Bharadvaja-gotra gave 25 cows for a lamp and one and half marutus  of land for neivedyam in the temple of Brahmesvara.

No. 334.

(A. R. No. 571  of  1909.)

On a slab set up in the temple of Vankesvarasvami,

Durgi, Palnad Taluk, Guntur District. S.  1173 (Virodhikrit)

States that Namadeva-Pandita, the agent of Gandapendaru Gangayya-Sahini, who was governing the country from Panungallu to Marjavadi during the reign of Kakatiya Ganapatideva, consecrated the image of Vankesvara at Dugyapattana in Pallinandu in the name of his father Vayi-Pandita and that Gangayya-Sahini endowed the temple with the village of Neypuru east of Nagarjuna Kota.  Also mentions other gifts to the same temple.  Gives a full account of Kakatiya family.

No. 335.

(A. R. No. 251  of  1905.)

On a pillar on the right side of the entrance into the dark room (Chikati middi) in the

temple of Tripurantaka, Tripurantakam, Markapur Taluk, Kurnool District. S.  1173  (Virodhikrit)

States that Medapikilla Erranukisetti gave 25 cows for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Tripurantakadeva.

No. 336.

(A. R. No. 252  of  1905.)

On a pillar at the entrance to the same room. S.  117[3] (Virodhikrit)

States that Medapikilla Nukisetti gave 25 cows for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Tripurantakadeva.

No. 337.

(A. R. No. 333  of  1924.)

On a pillar  lying in the Anjaneya temple at 

Konatamatkuru,  Nandigama Taluk, Krishna District. S.  1173.

States that a certain Damanamatya of Lohita-gotra consecrated the image of god Suresvara, built a temple and mandapa for the same and also endowed it with land for the merit of Lenkavanti Kota, the minister of Kakatiya Ganapatideva and of a certain Annaya.

No. 338.

(A. R. No. 195  of  1905.)

On the base of the south wall of the kitchen – Vantamiddi – in front of the

mandapa in the temple of Tripurantakesvara, Tripurantakam, Kurnool District.

S.  1174 (54th year of ganapatideva) (Paridhavi)

In complete.  Mentions Kakati Ganapatideva with his titles and also refers to an unnamed pontiff of the Golagi-matha.

No. 339.

(A. R. No. 229  of  1905.)

On the base of the north wall, second tier of the dark room in the same temple.

S.  1174.  (Paridhavi)

States  that Pedaluri Somaraja, son of Jakaraja gave 25 cows for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Tripurantaka-Mahadeva for the merit of his wife Vidda Sani.

No. 340.

(A. R. No. 223  of  1905.)

On the  north wall of the same  room.

S.  1174 and 1175  (Paridhavi and Pramadi)

States that Visvesvara – Sivacharya of the Golagi-matha, who was the guru of  Kakatiya Ganapatideva, made grants of land to god Tripurantaka-Mahadeva.

No. 341.

(A. R. No. 219  of  1905.)

On the same wall. S.  1175.  (Pramadi)

States that a certain Damodarappayya gave 50 cows for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Tripurantaka-Mahadeva.

No. 342.

(A. R. No. 342  of  1905.)

On the base of the west wall of the dark room in the same temple. S.  1175.  (Pramadi)

States that a certain Nunkana Boya  gave 13 cows for a  perpetual lamp in the temple of Tripurantaka-Mahadeva.

No. 343.

(A. R. No. 231  of  1905.)

On the east wall of the same room. S.  1176.  (Ananda)

States that Namadeva-Pandita,  the agent of Gandapendaru Gangayya-Sahini, a dependent of Kakatiya Ganapatideva, made a gift of the village of [K]enkulakunta and 40 cows to the temple of Tripurantaka-Mahadeva.

No. 344.

(A. R. No. 564  of  1925.)

On a pillar in the outer mandapa of the temple of

Ramalingesvara,  Velpuru, Sattenepalli Taluk, Guntur District. S.  1176.

States that Ganapatidevaraja, son of Kota  Bayyaladevi, gave away Bhandaramu Akkama as a  sani (dancing girl) to the temple of Ramesvara at Velpunuru and also land, house-site and a garden.

No. 345.

(A. R. No. 169  of  1905.)

On the south wall of the central shrine in the temple of Tripurantakesvara,

 Tripurantakam, Markapur Taluk, Kurnool District. S.  1176.  (Ananda)

States that Santa-Sambhu, son of Visvesacharya built a vimana with white  marbles (in the temple of Tripurantakesvara).

No. 346.

(A. R. No. 176  of  1905.)

On the same wall. S.  1177.  (Rakshasa)

States  that Gandapendaru Gangayya-Sahini  made a gift of the village of Pulacheruvu in Mottavadi of god  Tripurantaka-Mahadeva for the merit of Ganapatideva-Maharaja.  States further that Gangayya-Sahini was a Kayastha by caste.

No. 347.

(A. R. No. 210  of  1905.)

On the  base of the west wall of the dark room in the same temple. S.  1177.  (Rakshasa)

States that Aruvanka Komara and Nagu gave 30 cows for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Tripurantakesvara.

No. 348.

(A. R. No. 745  of  1920.)

On a pillar in the mandapa of the temple of Somesvara,

Juttiga, Tanuku Taluk, West Godavari District. S.  1177.

States that Bhandaru Konda-Nayaka and his son Virabhadra-Nayaka built a karavalabhairava-mandapa in the temple of  Vasuki Ravi Somesvara of Duttika and gave some money also.  The statement about payment of money is not clear.  The recital that the year was 1177th year of Vishnuvardhana-Maharaja is meaningless.

No. 349.

(A. R. No. 700  of  1926.)

On a stone  built into the south wall on  the temple of

Ramesvara, Achanta, Narsapuram Taluk, same District S. 1177.

States that Rajamaraja Erra  Lakshmiraju, lord of Vengi, and Pina Lakshmiraju gave 25 inupa-yedlu for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Asanta Ramesvara-Mahadeva, that Vishnuvardhana Vijayaditya gave his daughter Mailaradevi in marriage to Asanta Suraparaja and gave her, as dowry, a garden containing 500 areca nut trees and that their son Pina Lakshmiraju presented a garden containing 1,000 areca nut trees to Asanta Ramesvara-Mahadeva.

No. 350.

(A. R. No. 211  of  1905.)

On the base of the west wall of the dark room in the temple of

Tripurantakesvara, Tripurantakam, Markapur Taluk, Kurnool District. S.  1177.  (Rakshasa)

States that a certain Mahapradhani Ananta gave 100 cows for two perpetual lamps in the temple of Tripurantaka-Mahadeva.

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