The Indian Analyst
 

South Indian Inscriptions

 

 

Contents

Preface

Introduction

Text of the Inscriptions

Chalukyas

Kalachuris

Yadavas

Hoysalas

Kadambas

Sindas

Vijayanagara Kings

Muslim Rulers

Marathas

The East India Company

Miscellaneous Inscriptions

Other South-Indian Inscriptions 

Volume 1

Volume 2

Volume 3

Vol. 4 - 8

Volume 9

Volume 10

Volume 11

Volume 12

Volume 13

Volume 14

Volume 15

Volume 16

Volume 17

Volume 18

Volume 19

Volume 20

Volume 22
Part 1

Volume 22
Part 2

Volume 23

Volume 24

Volume 26

Volume 27

Tiruvarur

Darasuram

Konerirajapuram

Tanjavur

Annual Reports 1935-1944

Annual Reports 1945- 1947

Corpus Inscriptionum Indicarum Volume 2, Part 2

Corpus Inscriptionum Indicarum Volume 7, Part 3

Kalachuri-Chedi Era Part 1

Kalachuri-Chedi Era Part 2

Epigraphica Indica

Epigraphia Indica Volume 3

Epigraphia
Indica Volume 4

Epigraphia Indica Volume 6

Epigraphia Indica Volume 7

Epigraphia Indica Volume 8

Epigraphia Indica Volume 27

Epigraphia Indica Volume 29

Epigraphia Indica Volume 30

Epigraphia Indica Volume 31

Epigraphia Indica Volume 32

Paramaras Volume 7, Part 2

Śilāhāras Volume 6, Part 2

Vākāṭakas Volume 5

Early Gupta Inscriptions

Archaeological Links

Archaeological-Survey of India

Pudukkottai

BOMBAY-KARNATAKA INSCRIPTIONS

THE VIJAYANAGARA KINGS

Harihara II

No.244

(B.K.No. 223 of 1926-27)

ABBIGERI, RON TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a slab built into the front wall of the house of Guracharya Panchamukhi

Harihara II, 1379 A.D.

This is dated Saka 1301, Siddharthi, Jyestha su. 15, Tuesday, lunar eclipse, corresponding to 1379 A.D., May 31.

It records  a gift ofland in Avvegeri to Hemadriyacharya of Yarigeri by the king.  The record is in Nagari characters, the language being Kannada.

No.245

(B.K.No. 37-A of 1927-28)

KALAKAPPANA-GUDDA, RON TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a stone lying against the wall at the left of the entrance into the central shrine of Kalakalesvara temple

[Barihara II]

This worn out epigraph is engraved below No.165 above. It mentions Bomma[gauda].

Devaraya II

No.246

(B.K.No. 3 of 1927-28)

SAVADI, RON TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a pillar in the Brahmadeva temple

[Devaraja II], 1431 A.D.

This is dated the cyclic year Virdohi, Pushya su.15, the Saka year being lost.  The name of the king, who might be Devaraja II, is not fully preserved and the cyclic year may be a mistake for Virdohikrit.  In that case the date of the inscription would be 1431 A.D., December 19.

It records the renovation of the temple of Traimurti at Saividi in Badavi-sime by Chavudaya-nayaka, son of Tipana-nayaka of Bagilavada.

No.247

(B.K.No. 117 of 1929-30)

BAILUR, HONAWAR TALUK,M NORTH KANARA DISTRICT

On a slab standing near the Haslara huts

Devaraya II, 1433 A.D.

This is dated Saka 1356, Pramadi, Karttika ba.10, the weekday being lost.  This corresponds to 1433 A.D., November 6.  The Saka year was current.

It records an endowment made in favour of Narayanabhatta of Gujjadi, son of Kesava, by Adhikari Sanne Nayaru in conjuction with the pontiff Suresvara-Sripada and the people of the Bailur region for the exposition of the Puranas every day in the temple of madakesavara and also in the matha of the said teacher for thirty days in the month of Sone (Sravana).

No.248

(B.K.No. 118 of 1929-30)

BAILUR, HONAWAR TALUK,M NORTH KANARA DISTRICT

On a broken slab lying in the Markandesvara temple

Devaraya II, 1433 A.D.

This is dated Saka 1356, Pramadi, Karttika ba. 10, Sunday.  The details corresponds to 1433 A.D, November 6, the Saka year being current.  The weekday, however, was Friday.

The contents of the record are the same as in No.247 above.  This seems to be almost a copy of it.

No.249

(B.K.No. 119 of 1929-30)

CHITRIGE, HONAWAR TALUK,M NORTH KANARA DISTRICT

On a slab standing in a field

[Devaraya], Circa 14th century A.D.

This gives the genealogical account of the Vijayanagara kings, in the course of which are mentioned Bukkaraya, Harihara, vijaya-bhupati and Devaraya.  It seems to record a gift to the god Ramachandra.  It also mentions the village Chittarige, situated in Honnavura-desa, and the acharya  Ramachandra-yastivara.   The inscription is badly damaged.

Krishnadevaraya

No.250

(B.K.No. 223 of 1929-30)

GUMGOLA, NAVALGUND TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a slab lying in Surevy No. 414 on the way to Ugaragola

Krishnadevaraya, 1529 A.D.

This is dated Saka 1451, Sarvadhari, Magha su. 7, Saturday, corresponding to 1529 A.D., January 16.  The Saka year was current.

It refers to Vira-Narasinganayaka and the Durgadhipati of Toragale. Toragale-venthe and Gummagola are mentioned.  The inscription is much damaged and the details are lost.

No.251

(B.K.No. 21 of 1927-28)

GADGOLI, RON TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a broken slab standing close to the Hanuman temple

Krishnadevaraya

The record registers a gift for offerings and lamp to the god Hanuman.  The inscription is worn out and all other details are lost.

Achyutaraya

No.252

(B.K.No. 7 of 1926-27)

GADAG, GADAG TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a slab built into the prakara wall of Viranarayana temple

Achyutaraya, 1539 A.D.

This is dated Saka 1461. Vikari, Bhadrapada su. 12, Tuesday, corresponding to 1569 A.D., August 26.

It records the gift of Anandanidhi to the Brahmanas, by the king in the presence of the god Vithalesvara on the bank of the Tungabhadra.  It adds that the gift was recorded on stone in the presence of the god Triyambaka of Gadagu.

No.253

(B.K.No. 14 of 1926-27)

GADAG, GADAG TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a slab built into the wall of an enclosure to the left of the well in the Vira-nayana temple

Achyutaraya, 1539 A.D.

This is dated Saka 1461, Vikari, Bhadrapada su. 12, Tuesday, corresponding to 1539 A.D., August 26.

It records the gift of Anandanidhi to the Brahmanas by the king, in the presence of the god vithalesvara on the bank of the Tungabhadra.  It adds that the gift was recorded on the poet Kumara-Vyasa.

No.254

(B.K.No. 186 of 1928-29)

ANNIGERI, NAVALGUND TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a slab set up on theright side of the southern entrance into the Amritesvara temple

Achyutaraya, 1539 A.D.

This is dated Saka 1461, Vikari, Bhadrapada su. 12, Tuesday, corresponding to 1539 A.D., August 26.

It records the gift of Anandanidhi to the Brahmanas by the king in the presence of the god Vithalesvara on the banks of the Tungabhadra.  It adds that the gift was recorded on stone in the presence of the god Amritesvara of Annigere (Compare No.s 252 and 253 above).

No.255

(B.K.No. 99 of 1928-29)

ANWAL, BADAMI TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

On a slab built into a water reservoir in Hanumantadeva temple

Achyutaraya

The record mentions Anavali, evidently modern Anwal.  The epigraph is badly damaged.

Sadasivaraya

No.256

(B.K.No. 222 of 1928-29)

GUDISAGARA, NAVALGUND TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a slab set up near the house of Hadapada Mallesappa

Sadasivaraya, 1547 A.D.

This is dated in the cyclic year Plavanaga, Ashadha su. 10.  The year fell in Saka 1469 in the reign of Sadasivaraya.  The date corresponds to 1547 A.D., June 27.

It seems to record a gift to a barber.  The details cannot be made out, as the epigraph is damaged.

No.257

(A.R. No. 433 of 1926)

AMMINBHAVI, DHARWAR TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a slab lying in the backyard of barber’s house

Sadasivaraya, 1547 A.D.

This is dated Saka 1469, Plavanga, Ashadha su. 11, corresponding to 1547 A.D., June 28. It records the remission of taxes on barbers of the Amminabhavi area in Haragale-sime, at the representation of Timmoja, Kondoja and Bhadroja by Mahamandalesvara Srirangaraja and Ramaraja.

No.258

(A.R. No. 435 of 1926)

DEVARA HUBBALLI, DHARWAR TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a slab set up at the entrance into the village

Sadasivaraya, 1547 A.D.

This is dated Saka 1469, Plavanga, Asvija su.2, Thursday, corresponding to 1547 A.D., September 15, Thursday, f.d.t. 10.

It records the remission of taxes in favour of barbers represented by Kondoja Timmoja and Bhadroja by Ramarajayya,  the karyakartta of the king.  Reference is made to Muguda Thirty and Kanchi in the supplementary section.

No.259

(B.K. No. 146 of 1928-29)

HEBBALLI, BADAMI TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

On a stone in the Hanumantadeva temple

Sadasivaraya, 1547 A.D.

This is dated Saka 1470, Plavanga, Karttika su.7, Friday, corresponding to 1547 A.D., October 21, Friday, f.d.t. 10.  The Saka year was current.

It records the remission of taxes on barbers by Ramaraja and Timmaraja, on the representation made by Timmoja, Kondoja and Bhadroja.  the details are lost.

No.260

(A.R. No. 214 of 1928-29)

BELVATIGI, NAVALGUND TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a slab set up in front of Ramalinga temple

Sadasivaraya, 1547-48 A.D.

This is dated Saka 1469, Plavanga the tithi being 10, The details are lost.  The date corresponds approximately to 1547-48 A.D.

It records the remission of taxes in favour of the barbers of Toragala-sime by Ramaraya and Venkatadri. Kondoja and Sidoja of the community also received some concessions.

No.261

(B.K. No. 169 of 1926-27)

KARDI, HUNGUND TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

On a slab set up in front of Hanuman temple

Sadasivaraya, 1553A.D.

This is dated Saka 1475, Pramadidha, Asvija ba. 3, Saturday, corresponding to 1553 A.D., September 23, Saturday f.d.t. 87.

It records the remission of taxes on the barbers of Mudugal-sime at the request of Timmoja, Kondoja and Bhadroja.

No.262

(B.K. No. 169 of 1926-27)

SORATUR, GADAG  TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a stone lying near the boys school

Sadasivaraya

It seems to record a gift to Timoja of Soratur by the king’s officer Ramaraja.  The record is damaged.

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