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South Indian Inscriptions


 

KAKATIYA DYNASTY

No. 351.

(A. R. No. 535  of  1925.)

On a pillar near the temple of Chennakesava at

Kolavennu, Bezwada Taluk, Krishna District. S.  1177.

States that general potayamgaru and Aravelli Marapota Manchimgaru presented a perpetual lamp each to the temple of Prasanna Kesava of Kolavennu and gave lands to certain persons on condition of their paying a certain number of Gokana-rukalu for the maintenance of the lamps.

No. 352.

(A. R. No. 538  of  1925.)

On a pillar lying near the same temple. S.  1177.

States that general Pedaya and a certain Mamchi gave gifts of perpetual lamps to god Prasanna Kesava of Kolavennu and that the former gave a piece of land to Kate  Boyundu on condition of his paying 24 Gokana-rukas (coins) annually for the upkeep of his lamp.

No. 353.

(A. R. No. 534  of  1925.)

On a pillar near the same temple. S.  1178.

Incomplete.  Seems to state that one Marama Breka gave twelve cows for half and a lamp in the temple of Kesavadeva of Kolavennu.

No. 354.

(A. R. No. 461  of  1915.)

On a  slab in front of the temple of Brahmesvara,

Kondanayainivaram, Gannavaram Taluk, same District S.  1179.

States that king Udaya Manma gave 25 cows and a khandu of land for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Brahmesvara and also two martus  of land for naivedyam.

No. 355.

(A. R. No. 203  of  1905.)

On the top of the doorway of the west wall of the kitchen in the temple of

Tripurantakesvara, Tripurantakam, Markapur Taluk, Kurnool District. S.  1179. (Pingala)                       

States that Chalukya Narayana Bhimaraja  Siddayadeva  gave the village of Kedurepalli on the Musi in Punginandu to god Tripurantaka-Mahadeva.  Gives a string of the donorís birudas.  The donor seems to be a small local chief.

No. 356.

(A. R. No. 320  of  1915.)

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

Sambhusvami at Edavalli, Narasaraopet Taluk, Guntur District.

S. 1179 (?).  The cyclic year (Durmati) and the Saka year do not tally.

Partly illegible.  States that Vedagiriraja Tirumaladevaraja gave a piece of  land to three Kasis (masons) who built the mandapa of the temple of Svayambhudeva.

No. 357.

(A. R. No. 464  of  1915.)

On a pillar in front of the temple of  Brahmesvara,

Kondanayanivaram, Gannavaram Taluk, Krishna District. S.  1180.

States that one uppi Setti  gave 25 cows and 7 Tums of land for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Brahmesvara.

No. 358.

(A. R. No. 391  of  1915.)

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

Mulasthanesvara, Nadindla, narasaraopet Taluk, Guntur District. S.  1180.

States that Kota Ganapatideva, son of  Bayyaladevi assigned to the temple of Mulasthana-Mahadeva two kesari ivisas (coins) on each mada realized by the sale in Nadindla of Bandibanisa  (?) horses and other livestock.

No. 359.

(A. R. No. 215  of  1905.)

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

Tripurantakesvara, Tripurantakam, Markapur Taluk, Kurnool District. S.  1180.  (Kalayukti)

States that a certain Mollala  Annaparaddi gave 25 cows for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Tripurantaka-Mahadeva.

No. 360.

(A. R. No. 740  of  1920.)

On a pillar in the temple of Someswara, Juttiga, Tanuku Taluk, West Godavari District. S.  1181.

States that Vishnu  (?) the minister of Virabhadresvara  of the Chalukya-vamsa  who married Kakatiya Ganapatidevaís daughter Rudrama-Mahadevi presented a  perpetual lamp to the temple of Somesvara of Duttika.  The inscription is incomplete.

No. 361.

(A. R. No. 102  of  1917.)

On a Nandi stone set up near the temple of Ramalingesvara,

Mandapam, Guntur Taluk, Guntur District. S.  1181.  (Siddharthi)

States that a certain Surapareddi gave 25 cows for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Ramesvara.

No. 362.

(A. R. No. 217  of  1905.)

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

Tripurantakesvara Tripurantakam, Markapur Taluk, Kurnool District. S.  1181.  (Siddharthi)

States that Allada Pemmaya-Maharaja who claims to be of the Pallava family gave 25 cows for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Tripurantaka-Mahadeva.

No. 363.

(A. R. No. 309  of  1924.)

On a  slab set up to the right of the western entrance to the central shrine of

the temple of Lakshminarasimhasvami, Vedadri, Nandigama Taluk, Krishna District. S.  1181.

States that Tyagi Manma Ganapatidevaraja gave the village of Vemupalli to god Pratapanarasimha.

No. 364.

(A. R. No. 733  of  1920.)

On a pillar in the temple of Somesvara, Juttiga,

Tanuku Taluk, West Godavari District. S.  1181.

Incomplete.  States that a certain Komma-sani and her sons Virapa-Nayaka and Indusekhara-Nayaka presented a perpetual lamp to the temple of Vasuki Ravi Somesvara of Duttika and also gave some land for its upkeep.

No. 365.

(A. R. No. 691  of  1920.)

On a stone used as a step in the temple of

Ramalingesvara, Zampani, Tenali Taluk, Guntur District. S.  1181.

Damaged.  States that a certain Nagisetti gave a number of cows for a lamp in the temple of Ramisvara of Sampani.

No. 366.

(A. R. No. 139  of  1913.)

On a slab from Dharanikota preserved in the Collectorís Office, Guntur. S.  1 .

Incomplete and damaged.  Mentions Ganapatideva, the Kota chief.

No. 367.

(A. R. No. 181  of  1905.)

On the south wall of the mandapa in front of the central shrine in the temple of Tripurantakesvara, Tripurantakam, Kurnool District. S.  1181.  (61st year of Ganapatideva) (Siddharthi)

States that Natavadi Kumara Ganapatideva-Maharaja gave 50 cows for a  perpetual lamp in the temple of Tripurantaka-Maharaja.

No. 368.

(A. R. No. 220  of  1905.)

On the north wall of the dark room in the same temple.

S.  1181.  (61st year of Ganapatideva) (Siddharthi)

States that Kurapati Sura-Reddi and his wife Erika-Sani gave 25 cows for a  perpetual lamp in the temple of Tripurantaka-Mahadeva.

No. 369.

(A. R. No. 213  of  1905.)

On the base of the west wall of the same room.

S.  1181.  (61st year of Ganapatideva) Siddharthi)

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

No. 370.

(A. R. No. 208  of  1905.)

On the west wall of the same room S.  1181.

States that Gandapendaru Jannigadeva-Maharaja, feudatory of Ganapati,  the Kakatiya king, gave the village of Gandrakota=Anungurajupalli in the Palinandu to god  Tripurantakadeva.

No. 371.

(A. R. No. 196  of  1905.)

On the east wall of the kitchen (vanta middi) in front of the mandapa

in the same temple. S.  1182.  (62nd year of Ganapatideva) (Raudri)

States that king Ganapatideva gave the villages of . . .  padu on the north bank of Gunderu (Gundlakamma) in Kammanandu and Redumadapalli on the Musi in Pungi-nandu to god Tripurantakadeva.  States that Ganapatideva belonged to the Solar race.

No. 372.

(A. R. No. 584  of  1925.)

(Below A.  R. 583 of 1925.)

On a stone lying near the Galigopuram mandapa of the temple of

Ramalingesvara, Velpuru, Sattenepalli Taluk, Guntur District. S.  118[2].

States that Aggineni Marinendu sold his garden to Gundaparaddi Mareddi.

No. 373.

(A. R. No. 283  of  1924.)

On a pillar lying in the temple of Chandramaulisvara,

Anumanchipalli, Nandigama Taluk,  Krishna District.  S.  1182.  (Raudri)

States that a certain Brahmin Chavali Bhaskara  consecrated the image of Chagi-Ganapesvara and that king Chagi Manma endowed the temple with land.  Describes the Chagi family as of Kshatriya caste (bahujakula) and gives the donorís genealogy.

No. 374.

(A. R. No. 530  of  1925.)

On a pillar lying near the temple of Chennakesavasvami,

Kolavennu, Bezwada Taluk, same District. Year unknown.

Damaged.  Refers to a minister of king Ganapati.

No. 375.

(A. R. No. 292  of  1924.)

On a pillar lying near a well in a field to the west of

Taduvayi, Nandigama Taluk, same District. The year not given.

Refers to  gifts of land made by Katreddi for the merit of Ganapatideva-Maharaja and by Kanyayundu for the merit of Rudradeva-Maharaja to the temple of Mallikarjunadeva of Taduvaya.  Rudradeva  is evidently Rudrama.  Mention of both sovereigns in the same inscription is significant.

No. 376.

(A. R. No. 769  of  1922.)

On a stone built into the back wall of the temple of

Chennakesavasvami, Nayanipalli, Bapatla Taluk, Guntur District. Year unknown.

States that, in the course of his conquest of the South, king Ganapatideva protected the king of Nelluru have  killed his enemies Padihari Bayyana, Tikkana and others, that he vanquished (?)Kulottunga Rajendra Choda  of Dravila mandala, that he received presents (?) of elephants from the king of Nelluru, that he saved the Bhringi matha on the  Sriparvata and that he consecrated the image of Kumara Ganapesvara-mahadeva after his own name in . . palli. The concluding portion is missing.

No. 377.

(A. R. No. 641  of  1920.)

On a black stone lying before the temple of

Venugopalasvami, Chilumuru, Tenali Taluk, same District. Year unknown.

States that Vittala-Nayaka and Goki-Nayaka gave land to the temple of  Gopalasvami and that the Ekkati of Athumudi also gave land to the same temple.  Mentions Kakatiya Ganapatideva.

No. 378.

(A. R. No. 321  of  1915.)

On a s tone lying near the temple of Kodandaramasvami in

Edavalli, Narasaraopeta Taluk, Guntur District. Year not given.

Incomplete.  Refers to a charitable grant made for the merit of Ganapatideva-Maharaja.

No. 379.

(A. R. No. 303  of  1915.)

On a stone near the culvert to the east of the village,

 Rompicherla, same Taluk and District. Year not given.

Incomplete and damaged.  Refers to grant of  land to god Kesavadeva of Kondamutru for the merit of Ganapatideva-Maharaja.   The donor appear to have been a Kota chief.

No. 380.

(A. R. No. 313  of  1915.)

On the middle tier of the south wall of the basement of the temple

 of Sambhusvami, Edavalli, same Taluk and District. Year not given.

States that Vankyaraja Kamaraja gave land to the temple of Svayambhudeva for the merit of Kota Ketaraja.

No. 381.

(A. R. No. 142  of  1913.)

On a slab  brought from Yanamadala and preserved

 in the Collectorís Office, Guntur, same District. S.  11. 3.

Incomplete and somewhat damaged.  States that a certain Beta(?)raja founded  the temple of Gopalasvami and endowed it with land, that Queen Ganapama gave it an oil-mill and a garden and that certain merchants assigned to it certain customs duties and taxes.  Ganapama was probably the wife of the Kota chief.

No. 382.

(A. R. No. 767  of  1922.)

On a  stone built into the eastern wall of the temple

of Vallabharaya, at Svarna, Bapatla Taluk, same District. Undated.

Incomplete.  Refers to a grant of land  to a Siva temple for the merit of Ganapatideva.

No. 383.

(A. R. No. 263  of  1924.)

On a  broken pillar near the image of Anjaneya at

Kanchala, Nandigama Taluk, Krishna District. Year not given.

Incomplete.  Refers to certain gifts of land made to the temple of Indranatha-Mahadeva by a subordinate of king Ganapati.

No. 384.

(A. R. No. 326  of  1924.)

On a broken Naga pillar in the Siva temple at

Zuzzuru, same Taluk and District. Date missing.

Incomplete.  Refers to the sons-in-law of  Chagi Potaraja.

No. 385.

(A. R. No. 258  of  1924.)

On a  broken slab lying in front of the temple of

Mallikarjuna at  Muppalla, same Taluk and District. Year missing.

Incomplete and damaged.  Records the gift of 55 velledlu (sheep?) to god  Bhimesvara by a servant of the Chagi family.

No. 386.

(A. R. No. 533  of  1925.)

On a pillar near the temple of Chennakesavasvami

at Kolavennu, Bezwada Taluk, same District. Date  missing.

Refers to perpetual lamps presented to the temple of Prasanna Kesavadeva of Kolavennu by Mentu-Mamchi, Dontalapati Potepeddi and general Annaya.

No. 387.

(A. R. No. 643  of  1920.)

On a stone lying in front of a private house at

Chunduru, Tenali Taluk, Guntur District. Date  missing.

Incomplete.  Gives a list of land gifts made to certain persons presumably connected with a temple.

No. 388.

(A. R. No. 282  of  1905.)

On a Nandi pillar lying by the side of the steps on the hill leading to the

temple of Tripurantaka, Tripurantakam, Markapur Taluk Kurnool District. Date missing.

Incomplete and damaged.  Refers to endowments of lands made to a matha and a satra (choultry) established for the use of Suddha Saivas and to gifts of land made to certain Brahmins.

No. 389.

(A. R. No. 104  of  1917.)

On the south wall of the shrine of the G oddess in the temple

of Mallikarjuna, Mandapadu, Guntur Taluk, Guntur District. Date missing.

The  beginning is lost.  The first nine lines of the remaining portion refer to a certain Prola, son of Vidda-Nayaka and Vennama.  The remaining lines contain details of lands granted to certain temples and persons.

No. 390.

(A. R. No. 171  of  1917.)

On a mutilated Nandi pillar lying near the temple of

Mulasthanesvara, Tadikonda, same District. Undated.

Incomplete.  Refers to certain gifts of land made by the grandson of Kota Venammadevi.

No. 391.

(A. R. No. 181  of  1917.)

On a hero-stone lying to the west of Vunguturu, Guntur Taluk, same District. Undated.

States that Kuna=Boya, son of Bandaruvu Choda-Boya, a soldier of Kota Betaraja fought with Parvati Revadu at Garalapadu and killed Bhimaraja and another and went to heaven.

No. 392.

(A. R. No. 424  of  1926.)

On a fragment of a slab lying behind the temple of Krishna,

Musalimadugu, Nandikotkuru Taluk, Kurnool District Year missing.

Incomplete, damaged and unintelligible.

No. 393.

(A. R. No. 212  of  1905.)

On the same stone as No. 211 of 1905. Date missing.

States that Brammadeva and Ramadeva gave 11 cows and a heifer to the temple of Tripurantakadeva.

No. 394.

(A. R. No. 214  of  1905.)

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

Tripurantakesvara, Tripurantakam, Markapur Taluk, same District. S.  1183 (Durmukhi.)

States that Induluri Gannaya, son of Ganapaya, gave 25 cows for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Tripurantakadeva.

No. 395.

(A. R. No. 94  of  1917.)

On the huge Nandi pillar lying near the ruined temple in Malkapuram,

Guntur Taluk, Guntur District. (Published in the Journal of the Andhra

Historical Research Society, Vol.  IV, pp.  147-64.) S.  1183.  (Durmati)

Gives a detailed account of the Kakatiya  family and of the foundation and pontifical succession of the Golaki-matha of the Saivas and states  that king Ganapatideva promised  the village of Mandara in the Velanadu-Kandravati country to his guru Visvesvara Sivacharya and that Ganapatiís daughter Rudramadevi made a formal gift of that village along with the village of Velangapundi, that Visvesvara Siva established a new village with the name of Visvesvara-Golaki and peopled it with person of different castes brought from various  parts of the country, that he also established the temple of Visvesvara, a Sanskrit college, a matha for Saivas, a choultry for feeding people without distinction of caste and creed, a general land a maternity hospital, besides some other things and that he made grants of land for the maintenance of all these institutions.  Gives a detailed description of the administration of the trust and of the village affairs.  Incidentally, it mentions a large number of other religious and charitable institutions established by Visvesvara Siva in several other places.  Kakatiyas are described as belonging to the Solar race of Kshatriyas.

No. 396.

(A. R. No. 95  of  1917.)

At the foot of the first side of the same pillar. S.  Year not given.

This inscription is in the nature of an appendix to the last one and contains a list of land grants made to several persons connected with the temple of Visvesvara.

No. 397.

(A. R. No. 460  of  1915.)

On a pillar set up in front of the temple of Brahmesvara,

Kondanayanivaram, Nuzvid Taluk, Krishna District. S.  1183.

States that Viranarayana Choda Baddigadevaraja presented a perpetual lamp to the temple of Brahmesvara and also land for its maintenance.

No. 398.

(A. R. No. 194  of  1905.)

On the east wall of the mandapa right of the entrance in the temple of

Tripurantakesvara, Tripurantakam, Markapur Taluk, Kurnool District. S.  11[8]3.  (Durmati)

T. (2nd year of Rudradeva-Maharaja)

Damaged.  States that a general of Rudradeva-Maharaja (the name of the general is missing) gave 50 cows for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Tripurantakadeva.

No. 399.

(A. R. No. 103  of  1917.)

On a Nandi stone set up behind the temple of Ramalingasvami,

 Mandadam, Guntur Taluk, Guntur District. S.  1184.  (Dundubhi)

Incomplete.  Refers to gift of land by Kota Ganapatidevaraja to Rajagurudeva.

No. 400.

(A. R. No. 272  of  1905.)

On a slab built into the south wall of the shrine of Ramadeva in the prakara of the temple of Tripurantakesvara, Tripurantakam, Markapur Taluk, Kurnool District.  S.  118[5].  (Rudhirodgari)

States that Karumanikka Perumadi-Nayaka gave lands in the village of Abhinava-Ganapavuram to god Tripurantakadeva.

No. 401.

(A. R. No. 565  of  1925.)

On a s tone built into the parapet wall of the temple of Ramalingesvara,

Velpuru, Sattenapalli Taluk,  Guntur District. S.  1186.  (Raktakshi)

Damaged and incomplete.  Refers to some gifts of land made during the reign of Kakatiya Rudradeva-Maharaja.

No. 402

(A. R. No. 550 of  1909.)

On a pillar in the mandapa in front of the temple of Suresvara,

at Karempudi, Palnad Taluk, same District. S.  1186.  (Raktakshi)

States that Gandapendaru Meyidevaraja, agent of Jannigadeva-Maharaja who ruled the country from Panungallu to Kaivaramu-mota, made a gift of land to god Suresvaradeva.  The concluding portion says that Karanam Annipeddi built the compound wall and gopura of the temple.

No. 403.

(A. R. No. 537  of  1913.)

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

Ipuru Vinukonda Taluk, same District. S.  1187. (Raktakshi)

States that Gonkaya,  son of Surepeggada gave a number of goats for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Alladanatha of Ipuru, for the merit of Kakatiya Rudradeva-Maharaja.

No. 404.

(A. R. No. 309  of  1915.)

On a stone lying in a field to the east of Santamaguluru,

Naasaraopeta Taluk, same District. S.  1187. (Krodhana)

Damaged.  Refers to a gift of land to the Arusa-matha of the temple of  Mallinathadeva on the Sriparvata hill.

No. 405.

(A. R. No. 164  of  1917.)

On a slab in the temple of Siva at Sekuru, Guntur Taluk, Guntur District. S.  1187. (Krodhana)

Refers to grant of land made to the temple of Somesvara-Mahadeva of Chekuru for the merit of Rudrayya.

No. 406.

(A. R. No. 299  of  1915.)

On a broken Garuda-Stambha in the temple of

Venugopalasvami, Rompicherla Narasaraopeta Taluk, same District. S. 1187.

Refers to the establishment of the temple of Gopinatha in Rompicherla by Vallabha-mantri, minister of Kota Bhimaraja, and gifts of land made to it.

No. 407.

(A. R. No. 207  of  1905.)

On the west wall of the dark room (Chikatimiddi) in the temple of

Tripurantakesvara, Tripurantakam, Markapur Taluk, Kurnool District. S.  1188. (Kshaya)

States that Tammiraju, the minister of Pedda Mallaya Preggada who was himself the minister of Kakatiya Ganapatideva gave 25 cows for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Tripurantakadeva for the merit of his son Tripurari.

No. 408.

(A. R. No. 172  of  1917.)

On a  Nandi pillar in the temple of Mulasthanesvara,

Tadikonda, Guntur Taluk, Guntur District. S.  118[8].

States that the chief Manma Pota  consecrated the image of Kamesvara and that his queen Pandambika made gift of land to Kamesvara and Manma-Potisvara and also endowed perpetual lamps in these temples.

No. 409.

(A. R. No. 642  of  1920.)

On a stone lying in front of a private house at

Chunduru, Tenali Taluk, same District. S.  11[8]8.

States that Pottepi Ka[ma]-Chodaraja consecrated the image of  Choda-Ballisvara in the name of his younger brother and  built a temple over it, and that Manma Ganapaya-Nayaka made a gift of land to that temple.

No. 410.

(A. R. No. 607 (b)  of  1909.)

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

Bapatla Taluk, same District. [Below A. R. No. 607 (a)]  S.  1188.  (Kshaya)

States that Mottupalli Golla-Manda gave 25 cows for a  perpetual lamp in the temple of Prasanna  Chennakesava of Mottupalli and that a piece of land was given to  the cowherd who was to feed those cows and supply ghee for the lamp.

No. 411.

(A. R. No. 582  of  1925.)

On a stone lying near the Galigopura-mandapa of

Ramalingesvara, Velpuru, Sattenepalli Taluk, same District. S.  [11]88.

Incomplete.  Refers to a gift  made for the merit of Kota Mummadi-Nandaraja, [Oda]raja and Gandaparaja.

No. 412.

(A. R. No. 378  of  1915.)

On a broken pillar in front of the temple of Chennakesvasvami,

Kolalapudi, Narasaraopeta Taluk, same District. S.  [11]88. (Expired Prabhava)

States that a certain Vallabharaja consecrated the image of Komara-Gopinatha in Konalapundi  in Kammanadu for the merit of Peda Kommaraja and endowed the image with lands.

No. 413.

(A. R. No. 401  of  1915.)

On two stones built into lthe Poturazu Shrine,

Kanuparru, Narasaraopeta Taluk, same District. S.  1189.

States that Maramaraja and some others assigned the duties payable on sales, to the temple of Gopinatha for the merit of Pratapa-Rudradeva.

No. 414.

(A. R. No. 247  of  1905.)

On the north wall left of the entrance of the dark room in the temple of

Tripurantakesvara, Tripurantakam, Markapur Taluk, Kurnool District. S.  1189.  (Prabhava)

States that a certain Narepa gave 13 cows and a  bullock for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Tripurantakadeva.

No. 415.

(A. R. No. 175  of  1905.)

On the south wall of the central shrine in the same temple. S.  1189.  (Prabhava)

States that Siddayadeva-Choda-Maharaja gave 50 cows for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Tripurantaka-Mahadeva for the merit of his father Perumadideva Choda-Maharaja and mother Damaladevi.

No. 416.

(A. R. No. 289  of  1922.)

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

Suravaram, Gannavaram Taluk, Krishna District. S.  1189.

States that a certain Malleboya  gave 25 cows for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Brahmesvara.

No. 417.

(A. R. No. 190  of  1905.)

On the west wall of the mandapa left of the entrance to the temple of

Tripurantakesvara, Tripurantakam, Markapur Taluk, kurnool District. S.  1[1]89. (Prabhava)

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

No. 418.

(A. R. No. 189  of  1905.)

On the west wall of the same mandapa.

Saka  year is klost  but may be 1189 (See A. R. No. 190 of 1905, above.)

Incomplete and damaged.  Refers to an endowment for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Tripurantaka-Mahadeva.  The name of the donor is lost.

No. 419.

(A. R. No. 828  of  1911.)

On a pillar in the Garbhagriha of the temple of Mallesvara

at Varagani, Bapatla  Taluk, Guntur District. S.  1189. (Prabhava)

States that duties payable on sales and purchases made in Origandi are assigned to the temple of Prasanna-Chenna-Mallesvara of the same village.

No. 420.

(A. R. No. 259  of  1924.)

On a slab set up in the ruined temple of Anjaneyasvami,

Munagalalpalli, Nandigama Taluk, Krishna District. S.  1190 (Vibhava).

States that Manuma Chagiraja, son of Bhimaraja, made gifts of land to god  Bhimesvara of Munabalapalli.

No. 421.

(A. R. No. 314  of  1924.)

On a Naga pillar lying near a dilapidated mosque among the

ruins of the fort at Gudimetta, same Taluk and District. S.  1190.  (Vibhava.)

States that Dadi Ganna-Nayaka made a gift of land to god Visvantha of Gudimetta during the reign of Kakatiya Rudra-Maharaja.

No. 422.

(A. R. No. 573  of  1909.)

On a slab in the temple of Gopalasvami, Durgi, Palnad Taluk, Guntur District. S. 1191.  (Sukla).

States that, while Rudrama-Mahadevi, the pattoddhati (?) of Ganapatideva,  was ruling at Orungallu and her servant Ganapendara Jannigadevaraja was governing the country from Panungallu to Marjavada, karanam Namaya consecrated the image of Gopinatha at  Dugya in Pallinadu and made grants of land and assigned  certain taxes for its worship.

No. 423.

(A. R. No. 155  of  1917.)

On a mutilated stone lying in front of the temple of

Virabhadrasvami at Rayapudi, Guntu Taluk, same District. S.  1191.

Incomplete.  Seems to refer to a grant of land to a temple at Ravipun[di] by Parvata-Nayaka, the bodyguard (angaraksha) of Kakatiya Rudradeva-Maharaja.

No. 424.

(A. R. No. 156  of  1917.)

On a  mutilated Nandi-pillar in front of the temple of Somesvara in the same village. S.  1191.

Damaged.  Refers to a gift of land to god Somesvara of Ravipun[di] made by Parvata-Nayaka, the bodyguard of Kakatiya Rudradeva-Maharaja.

No. 425.

(A. R. No. 660  of  1920.)

On a stone built into the north wall of the temple of

Chennakesava, at Mulpuru, Tenali Taluk, Guntur District. S.  1192.

Incomplete and damaged.  Refers to the grant of land made to the temple of Nila-Kesa[va] by Vallaya=Nayaka, the guardian of the palace of Kakatiya Rudradeva.

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