and Kopperunjingadeva mentioned in other records.
alias Tribhuvanachakravartin Kulottunga-Chola
Erubur (S.A.): 12th
year, Vrischika, su. 12, Wednesday, Revati, corresponding to A.D. 1144, Nov. 8,
with the introduction ‘pumevu-valar’ etc. Registers a gift of 4 ma
of land for tirumantira-ponagam during the early morning service in the
temple of the god Sirutirukkoyiludaiya-Mahadeva in the village, by
Toranavallapperayan, a servant and tenant of Kadavarayan, residing at Urumur
alias Vikramasola-chaturvedimagalam, a brahmadeya in Merka-nadu, a
subdivision of Virudaraja-bhayankara-valanadu.
390 of 1913)
alias Tribhuvanachakravartin Rajaraja
Gramam (S.A.): 3rd year.
in at the end. Registers a remission of the tax perum-padikaval on the
lands belonging to the god Tiruarruttali-Aludaiyar by Mogan Alappirandan alias
Anapayak-Kadavarayan who held the padikaval right of Mudiyur-nadu
181 of 1906)
Elavanasur (S.A.): 6th year.
with the introduction ‘pumaruviya tirumadum’ etc. Registers a remission
of taxes including perum-padikaval and siru-padikaval on Parundal alias
Malayavisadiranallur and other devadana villages, by Alappirandan
Mogan alias Naludikkumvenra Rajarajak-Kadavarayan of Kudal for taking out in procession the god
Urbagankondaruliya-Mahadeva at Iraiyanaraiyur alias
Solakerala-chaturvedimangalam, on the day of ‘Tiruvonam’ in the month of
166 of 1906)
Elavanasur (S.A.): 6th year.
with the same introduction. States that Alappirandan Mogan alias Naludikkumvenran
Rajarajak-Kadavarayan mentioned above constructed a trumaligai in
the temple of Urbagankondaruliya-Mahadeva at Iraiyanaraiyur alias
Solakerala-chaturvedimangalam, a brahmadeya in Paranur-kurram, a subdivision of
Miladu alias Jananatha-valanaldu.
170 of 1906)
Srimushnam (S.A.): 6th year.
remission of padikaval and other levies due to the donor from the devadana
lands, for worship to the god at Tirumuttam in Vilandai-kurram, a subdivision
of Merka-nadu Irungolappadi in Virudarajabhayankara-valanadu by Alappirandan
Elisaimogan alias Kulottungasolak-Kadavarayan, a Palli having
the kani-right in Urumur alias Solapandya-chaturvedimangalam alias
Erumbur, for the merit of himself and his family (See also A.R. No. 137
232 of 1916).
Tiruvennainallur (S.A.): 3rd year.
that the entrance to the gopura (of the Kripapurisvara temple in the village)
was erected by Mogan Alappirandan Arasanarayanan alias Kadvarayan of Kudal.
477 of 1921).
Tiruvennainallur (S.A.): King is called Virarajendra-Chola: 3rd
a gift of 8 cows by Mindan Periyan alias Arasanarayanap-Pallavaraiyan,
an agambadik-kottu-mudali of Kadavarayar and a resident of
Sendamangalam, for supplying milk daily for the sacred bath of the god Udaiyar
Atkondadevar at Tiruvennainallur.
479 of 1921).
Elavanasur (S.A.): 5th year, Karkataka.
with the preamble ‘puyal vayttu valam peruga’ etc. Records the remission
of taxes kilirai, antarayam, tari-irai, tattarappattam etc. payable by
the settis, vaniyar, panisaimakkal and others residing in the village of
Iraiyanaraiyur, by Arasanarayanan Elisaimogan alias Jananatha-Kachchiyarayan
of Kudal, for offerings, worship etc. to the god Urbagankondaruliya-Nayanar at
Iraiyanaraiyur alias Solakerala-chaturvedimangalam, a brahmadeya in
Paranur-kurram, a subdivision of Miladu alias Jananatha-valanadu.
157 of 1906).
Siddhalingamadam (S.A.): King is called Virarajendra-Chola: 6th
in at the bottom. Mentions Elisaimogan alias Jananatha-Kachchiyarayan,
son of Alappirandan Arasanarayanan of Kudal. Seems to record a
gift of taxes.
413 of 1909).
Tiruvadi (S.A.): 8th year, Tula, ba. 6, Tuesday, corresponding to
A.D. 1185, October 15, Tuesday.
that Arasanarayanan alias Alappirandan Kadavarayan
of Kudal presented to the god Tiruvirattanamudaiyar at Tiruvadi one neck
lace set with 2,080 precious stones containing diamonds, rubies, pearls,
emeralds and gold, weighing altogether 425 ½ kalanju.
391 of 1921).
Tiruvennainallur (S.A.): 8th year.
gift of a silver pot weighing 50 ½ kalanju for the sacred bath of the
god Atkondadeva at Tiruvennainallur by the same Arasanarayanan.
467 of 1921).
Tiruvadi (S.A.): 10th year.
gift of 32 cows and 1 bull by Gangadaraiyan Tiruvan alias Kalingarayan
of Ilaiyangudi, a samanta-mudali of Udaiyar Kadavarayar, for the
sacred milk bath of the god Tiruvirattanamudaiya-Nayanar at
Adhirajamangalyapuram in Tirumunaippadi Kil Amur-nadu, a subdivision of
386 of 1921).
Madam (N.A.): 11th
a political compact formed on oath, by Arasanarayanan Alappirandan
alias Kadavarayan with Sengeni Virasolan Attimallan alias
Kulottungasola-Sambuvarayar against Alappirandar alias
254 of 1919).
Tiruvamattur (S.A.): 13th year, Chittirai.
the nilami-tittu given by Kovan alias Rajaraja-Nilagangaraiyan promising,
in consideration of his parru situated to the east of
‘Rajalrajan-peruvali’,to assist only Rajaraja-Sambuvarayar,
Rajaraja-Muvendaraiyar, Jananatha-Muvendaraiyar and Ulaguyyakkondasola-Kadavarayar
and none others.
56 of 1922).
Munnur (S.A.): King is called Tribhuvanachakravartin Tribhuvanaviradeva, ‘who,
having taken Madura, Ilam, Karuvur and the crowned head of the Pandya, was
pleased to perform the anointment of heroes and of victors’: 33rd
the confirmation, by Alappiradan Alagiya-Pallavan alias Kadavarayan
of Kudal, of the gifts of devadana lands made by his grandfather
to Adavalla-Nayanar at Munnur alias Rajanarayana-chaturvedimangalam. This
Alagiya-Pallavan may be identified with Jiya-Mahipati, the father of Kopperunjinga
63 of 1919)
Yogimallavaram (CT): 7th
an agreement made by 3 Sivabrahmanas of the temple to provide offerings during
the midnight and early morning services of the god Tiruppaladisvaramudaiya-Nayanar
at Tiruchchuganur in Tirukkudavur-naldu, a subdivision of Tiruvengada-kottam, a
district in Jayangondasola-mandalam for the land received by them from
Vira-Narasingadeva alias Yadavarayar for the merit of Narayana-pillai who
fell in a battle at Uratti fought between the donor and Kadavaraya.
It is stated that Vira-Narasingadeva was the nephew of Brokkan alias Pandiyadaraiyar,
son of Udaiyar, who was the son of Parasamayakolari Andar who looked
after the management of the temple.
271 of 1904).
Amur (S.A.): 10th year.
a gift of the tax padikaval, etc., on 3 ¾ veli of land belonging to the
temple, for offerings to the god Tiruvagattisvaramudaiya-Mahadeva at Anmur in
Mel-Anmur-nadu, a subdivision of Tirumunaippadi, by Tiraiyan Mogan alias Alappirandan alias Tirunirrut-Tondaiman. This land was
originally endowed to the temple by Chediyarayar and Kulottungasolak-Kadavarayar.
307 of 1910).
Tiruvadatturai (S.A.): 10th year.
that as the Hoysala king Narasimhadeva destroyed the country and the temples (!) and took away the images of gods, Udaiyanayakan alias
Tevaramalagiyan Vanarajan, a mudali of Nayanar Vanakovaraiyar, set up in
the temple of Tiruvaratturai-udaiya-Nayanar, the images of Atkondanayaka and
his consort with a prabha and of Vadavur-perumal. Since Narasimhadeva’s
rule extended from A.D. 1220 to 1239, this record may be assigned to Rajaraja
III. The Hoysala invasion was evidently directed against Kopperunjingadeva I.
228 of 1929).
Tiruvennainallur (S.A.): 16th year.
lost in the middle. Records a political compact made by Alappirandan Mogan alias Kadavarayan of Kudal with Periya-Udaiyan Iraiyuran
Rajaraja-Chediyarayan, a Malaiyaman chief of Kiliyur, promising to cease his
enmity with the latter. The pact for the marriage of Atkondanachchi, the
daughter of the former with Akarasuran alias Kovalrayan seems to have
been the cause of hostility.
480 of 1921)
Tiruvennainallur (S.A.): 16th year.
lost in the middle. This inscription is complementary to the previous one and
records the counter agreement made by Periya-Udaiyan Iraiyuran alias
Rajaraja-Chediyarayan with Alappirandan Mogan alias Kadavarayan
of Kudal assuring to cease all enmity and suspicion on his side. The
result of the compact was that Rajaraja-Chediyarayan married his own brother’s
wife, the daughter of Alappirandan Mogan.
481 of 1921).
Nidur (Tan.): 15
+ 1st year, Kumbha, ba. 8, Sunday, Mula, corresponding to A.D. 1232,
February 15, Sunday.
that on the representation made by the nattavar of three nadus, the kudumbar
and the karaiyar, the great assembly met in the
Pugalabharana-Vinayakap-pillaiyar temple at Rajasikhamani-chaturvedimangalam, a
village in Tiruvindalurnadu, a subdivsion of Rajadhiraja-valanadu and fixed the
payments to be made in cases of tenancy cultivation. Refers to the previous
hardships and to the nadu of Kopperunjingadeva.
(No. 536 of 1921).
22 Tirumanancheri (Tan.):
11th year, Rishabha, ba. 14, Sunday, Rohini, probably corresponding
to A.D. 1261, May 29, Sunday.
Commences with the
introduction Samastajagadadhara, etc Damaged at the end. Refers to a
grant of land made in the 11th year of Kopperunjingadeva to
the temple of Tiruvedirkollppadi-Udaiyar in the Kurukkai-nadu, a subdivision of
Virudarajabhayankara-valanadu, by Visvesvaradevan of Pundi, a kaniyalar of
the village, who was also in charge of the temple.
(No. 25 of 1914).
23 Gramam (S.A.): 15th
year and 155th day.
Begins with the same
introduction. States that Vira-Pandyadeva instituted a sandi after the
name of Sundara-Pandya in the temple at Gramam and that the trustees of the
temple granted 7 ma of land in the village for the purpose, excluding
that given in the time of Kopperunjingadeva.
(No. 197 of 1906)
24 Madambakkam (Ching.):
10th year, Rishabha, su. 11, Sunday, Sodi, which work out correctly
for the reigns of Jat. Sundara-Pandya II and III, viz., (1) A.D. 1287,
May 25, Sunday and (2) A.D. 1314, May 26, Sunday.
States that the mahasabha
of Madambakkam alias Ulaguyyavandasola-chaturvedimangalam in
Nedunkunra-nadu, a subdivision of Puliyur-kottam in Jayangondasola-mandalam,
took also the land granted in the 15th year of Kopperunjingadeva,
since the endowment left in their charge was not sufficient for the expenses of
lamps, offerings and festivals in the temple of Aludaiya-Nayanar in the
(No. 322 of 1911).
(S.A.): 13th year, Mina, su. 6, Saturday, Rohini, corresponding to
A.D. 1289, February 26, Saturday.
Records the agreement
made by the Sivabrahmanas of the temple of Aludiayar at Sirringur to provide
offerings to the god Audaiya-Pillaiyar set up in the temple, by a Kaikkola,
from the interest on 2,000 kasu presented to the temple by
Arindavan-Pallavaraiyar in the time of Kopperunjingadeva and which were
now placed in their hands.
(No. 418 of 1909).
26 Tirumanancheri (Tan):
Ends of lines built in.
Refers to the 11th, 12th and 13th years of Kopperunjingadeva and states that certain persons left the village without paying the taxes.
(No. 24 of 1914).
(S.A.): 11th year, Kumbha, ba. 10, Mrigasirsha corresponding to A.D.
1314, January 26, Saturday.
This inscription records
a settlement of dispute among certain saivacharyas regarding the right of
worship in the temple of Kulottungacholisvaram Udaiyar at Suttavallinallur. One
of the parties proved its claim from the time of Kulottunga-Chola (II) ‘who
covered (the temple) with gold,’ Rajarajadeva (II), Perumal Tribhuvanaviradeva,
Rajaraja (III), Avani-Alappirandan Kopperunjinga, Perumal
Sundara-Pandyadeva, Kulasekharadeva and Vira-Pandyadeva, down to the date of
the present record.
(No. 571 of 1920).
28 Perumukkal (S.A.): 7th
Registers the gift of a saltpan
called ‘Tirumalaichchokkan’ at Puttur alias Uttamasolapperalam to the
temple of Valmikisvaramudaiya-Nayanar on the hill at Perumukkil by the assembly
of Marakkanam in Oyma-nadu alias Vijayarajendra-valanadu, a subdivision
of Jayangondasola-mandalam. This saltpan is stated to have been in the
enjoyment of the temple for a long time but had lain unused since the time of
(No. 43 of 1905).
29 Tiruvenkadu (Tan.):
Incomplete. Seems to
register an order issued by the king and Perumal Sundara-Pandya granting
additional lands as tirunamattukkani for reviving the festivals in the temple
of the god Tirvenkadudaiya-Nayanar which were stopped from the time when Kopperunjingadeva
raised fortifications against the Kannadiyas on the north bank of the
river Kaveri till the 32nd year of the king. The royal order was
given effect to by Tondaimanar.
(No. 514 of 1918).
30 Solamadevi (Co).
Records a sale of land
belonging to the manradu of Kadavarayan ‘who became a traitor to
the king,’ in favour of the devakanmis of the temple of Aludaiyar
Kulasekhara-Isvaramudaiyar at Solamadevinallur in Karaivali-nadu. The
relationship of this Kadavaraya who is here mentioned outside the Kadava
territory, with the Kadavas of Kudal in Tirumunaippadi, is not clear.
(No. 232 of 1909).
(S.A.): date lost
Built in by a stone wall
in the middle. Records gift of taxes leviable on certain temple lands, by Alappirandan
Arasanarayanan alias Kadavarayan of Kudal to the god
Taduttatkondadeva at Tiruvennainallur, a brahmadeya in Tiruvennainallur-nadu, a
subdivision of Tirumunaippadi in Rajaraja-valanadu, for the welfare of the
donor, his brother Alappirandan Elisaimogan alias Kadavarayan,
and his family. The donor is said to have been in possession of the whole of
the Tirumunaippadi Tiruvennainallur-nadu.
(No. 423 of 1921).
(Kurnool): Saka 1213, Khara.
Incomplete. Records the
gift of a golden bow to the temple of Tripurantaka by a subordinate of
Ambadeva-Maharaja. The latter receives a long list of birudas and is
said to have been the friend of the Pandya and the Devagiri kings and also to
have defeated Katavaraya, i.e., Kopperunjingadeva. Abadeva’s
claim to have defeated the Kadava chief, probably refers to his exploit early
in life, as S. 1213 (= A.D. 1292), the date of this record, falls beyond the
period of Kopperunjinga II.
(No. 173 of 1905).
A Tamil verse in praise
of Vidugadalagiyan of Ten-Tagadai whose enemies were the Kadava, the
Magada and the Ganga. This chief, called also Adigesan, was a feudatory of
Kulottunga-Chola III. The Kadavas and the Adigaiman chiefs were opposed to each
other as will be evident from No. 263 above where the Kadava chief Virasekhara
claims to have devastated the Adigaima-nadu.
(No. 552 of 1906).
Two verses in praise of
the Pandya king Sundarattol (Sundara-Pandya), one of which refers to a fight of
this king with Kadavarkon. (Same as No. 170 of 1892, published in S.I.I.,
Vol. IV., No. 618).
(No. 332 of 1913).
Gives details of
precious stones in, and the weights of several ornaments presented to, the
temple at Tiruvadigai by Arasanarayanan of Kudal.
(No. 390 of 1921).
Records an order of Kadavarayan
issued to the trustees of the temple of Srivaikuntattemperuman at
Tiruvennainallur granting as tiruvidaiyattam lands in Sirupakkanallur, a
hamlet of Emapperur, to the god Tiruvaykkulattalvar set up by him in the
temple, for being blessed with a son.
(No. 485 of 1921).
States that the kitchen
(on the wall of which the inscription is engraved) was constructed by Arasanarayanan
Elisaimogan alias Kachchiyarayan.
(No. 99 of 1934 – 35)
Published records are not noticed here.
The abbreviation stands for South Arcot district.
The abbreviation stands for North Arcot district.
The abbreviation stands for Chittoor district.
The abbreviation stands for Tanjore district.
The abbreviation stands for Chingleput district.
The abbreviation stands for Coimbatore district.