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South Indian Inscriptions


 

BOMBAY-KARNATAKA INSCRIPTIONS

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No.79

(B.K. No. 270 of 1927-28)

KIRSUR, BAGALKOT TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

On a fragment of a slab built into the wall of the Ramalinga temple

Circa 11th Century

The inscription commences with the Chalukya prasasti which is partly preserved, the king’s name being lost.  It introduces a member of the Sinda family of Bagadage whose name, however, is missing.  It mentions Kundi Three Thousand.  The record is fragmentary and all other details are lost.

No.80

(B.K. No. 243 of 1927-28)

SHIRUR, BAGALKOT TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

On the south wall of the Siddhesvara temple

1100 A.D.

This is dated the 24th Chalukya-Vikrama year, Pramadi, Phalguna ba.5, Sunday.  The details correspond to 1100 A.D. March 2, the weekday being Friday.

It records a gift of land by Prasannarasi-pandita, the acharya of the Siddhesvara temple, to the tank called Bachisettiya-kere.

No.81

(B.K. No. 79 of 1928-29)

GALGALI, HUNGUND TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

On a broken stone built into the wall of a house near the Parvatesvara temple

1101 A.D.

This is dated the Vira-Vikrama year 26, Vrisha su. 1, Sunday, them month possibly being Pushya.  Vira-Vikrama year evidently stands for the Chalukya-Vikrama year.  In the said cyclic year, su. 1, Sunday occurred only in the month of Adhika Bhadrapada, though in Pausha, su. 1, commencing on Sunday, ended on Monday.  The details may be equated to 1101 A.D. July 28, taking the month to be Adhika Bhadrapada.

The epigraph seems to commemorate Kannasetti who died in a defensive fight against the aggressors.  It mentions Tarddavadi-nadu and Niduvane.  The inscription is damaged and fragmentary.

No.82

(B.K. No. 166 of 1928-29)

NILGUND, BADAMI TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

On a hero-stone in front of the Ramalinga temple

1106 A.D.

This is dated the Chalukya vikrama year 31, Vyaya, Sravana su.  Thursday.  If the lost tithi is dasami, the details correspond to 1106 A.D., July 12.

It seems to record the death of Chavagavunda and Holligavunda in a fight against the forces of Chagaladevi, wife of a chief of Toragale. 

No.83

(B.K. No. 41 of 1929-30)

LOTGERI, MUDDEBIHAL TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

On a stone near the tank

1121 A.D.

This is dated the Chalukya-Vikrama year 46, Plava, Jyeshtha su.2 Sunday. Dakshinayana-sankramana.  The Sankramana occurred on Ashadha su. 9 of the year, corresponding to 1121 A.D., June 26, which fell on a Sunday.  This seems to be the intended date.  Otherwise the given details correspond to 1121 A.D., May 20.

It seems to record a gift of land to a god by Mahamandalesvara Pemmadi.  It mentions Desura Bammaya-nayaka.  The inscription is damaged.

No.84

(B.K. No. 210 of 1926-27)

KURHATTI, RON TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a stone set up close to the front wall of the Somesvara temple

1128 A.D.

This is dated the Chalukya-Vikrama year 52, Kilaka, Vaisakha su. [10], Wednesday, corresponding to 1128 A.D., April 11.

It seems to register a gift of land.  The record is worn out and the details are lost.

No.85

(B.K. No. 17 of 1928-29)

AIHOLE, HUNGUND TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

On a slab lying in the Jyotirlinga temple

1136 A.D.

This is dated the Chalukya-Vikrama year 61, Nala, Sravana su. 12, Sunday, Sankramana, corresponding to 1136 A.D., July 12.  No Sankramana, however, occurred on that day.

It records a gift of land to the goddess Abbukabbe of Ayyavole by Chattimeya and another person.  Some more gifts to the same deity by Erandara Bammiyana are mentioned.  Ayyavole, i.e., Aihole is described as Mahakasi.

No.86

(B.K. No. 16 of 1928-29)

AIHOLE, HUNGUND TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

On a pillar in the Jyotirlinga temple

1157 A.D.

This is dated the Chalukya-Vikrama year 82, Isvara, ba. 13, occurring before the Avarevasatara Amavase,  Tuesday, corresponding to 1157 A.D., December 31.  The said amavase coincides with that of Pausha.

It registers a gift to the god Chikkesvara by Nilana.

No.87

(B.K. No. 64 of 1928-29)

SANGAM , HUNGUND TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

On a fragment of a stone built into the wall of the Sangamesvara temple

1158 A.D.

This is dated the Chalukya-Vikrama year 83, Bahudhanya Sravana su. 11, Thursday.  In the said cyclic year there were two Sravanas.  In the absence of specific mention of Adhika-Sravana, the reference may be to Nija-Sravana, in which case the details correspond to 1158 A.D., August 7.

No.88

(B.K. No. 62 of 1928-29)

SANGAM, HUNGUND TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

On a stone set up inside the Sangamesvara temple

1160 A.D.

This is dated the Chalukya-Vikrama year 84, Pra. . , Karttika su. 5, Sunday.  The cyclic year was obviously Pramadi and the details correspond to 1160 A.D., October 18.

It records a gift of land, flower-garden, shop and oil-mill by Chunchin-Adisetti and Aivattokkalu to the gods Kalesvara and Achesvara, who was residing in Malaharitirtha.  The gift was made through the favour of the Mahajanas of Kudala-Kappadi-Sangama which is described as Sarvanamasyad-agrahara and primeval Bramapuri of the emperors.  The Mahajans were devotees of the god sangamesvara and reputed for their scholarship.

No.89

(B.K. No. 168 of 1926-27)

KARADI, HUNGUND TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

On a slab set up in front of the chavadi

Circa 12th century

The epigraph contains the Chalukya prasasti, but the name of the king is lost.  It introduces a feudatory chief and a subordinate officer and mentions the region of Karividi Thirty.  The inscription is badly damaged and the details are lost.

No.90

(B.K. No. 177 of 1926-27)

RON, RON TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a stone lying in front of the Kalamesvara temple

Circa 12th century

It commences with the Chalukya prasasti ; the name of the king, however, is lost.  Barring the mention of Monday and solar eclipse the other details of the date are also lost.  It seems to record a gift of money.  The inscription is damaged.

No.91

(B.K. No. 195 of 1926-27)

JAKKALI, RON TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a stone leaning against the left wall of  Sangamesvara temple

Circa 12th century.

This is dated the Chalukya-Vikrama year, the only available details of which are Karttika su 1, Sunday.

The record refers itself to the reign of a Chalukya king whose name is lost.  It seems to register some gift to a god.  It is badly worn out and the other details are missing.

No.92

(B.K. No. 238 of 1926-27)

SUDI, RON TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a broken stone near the Vithoba temple

Circa 12th century.

This inscription commences with the Chalukya prasasti and refers to the reign of a

Chalukya king whose name is lost.  Of the date portion, only Pushya ba.  13, Thursday is preserved.  It described the family of Sinda feudatories and mentions Simha and his queen Ketaladevi.

It registers a gift of land and seems to refer in this connection to the preceptor Somesvara who was its recipient.  The epigraph is damaged and some portions are lost.

No.93

(B.K. No. 217 of 1928-29)

BENNUR, NAVALGUND TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a slab set up in front of the Hanuman temple

Circa 12th century.

This commences with the prasasti of a Chalukya king whose name is lost, and seems to register a gift.  In the later part are mentioned Mani Nagoja and a gift to a carpenter.  The epigraph is much damaged.

No.94

(B.K. No. 224 of 1928-29)

HALKUSUGAL, NAVALGUND TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a slab set up in the Siddhesvara temple

Circa 12th century.

This record seems to belong to a Chalukya king whose prasasti is cited in the earlier lines.  The rest of the epigraph is damaged and worn out except for the concluding portion bearing the imprecation.

No.95

(B.K. No. 234 of 1928-29)

KURHATTI, NAVALGUND TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a slab leaning against a wall of the Sankralinga temple

Circa 12th century.

This inscription refers itself to the reign of a Chalukya king whose name is lost.  It seems to registers several gifts including an oil mill for perpetual lamp to the god Sankara by the Mahajanas of the agrahara and others.  The epigraph is damaged.

No.144

(B.K. No. 35 of 1930-31)

YALWAR, BAGEVADI TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

On a broken slab lying in the front of chavadi

Kalachuri

Only the earlier part of this inscription containing the prasasti of a Kalachuri king is preserved.  The rest of it is broken and lost.

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