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South Indian Inscriptions


 

SOUTH INDIAN INSCRIPTIONS

VOLUME XVII

INSCRIPTIONS COLLECTED DURING 1903 - 1904

Rastrakuta

Indra III

No. 49.

(A. R. No. 47 of 1904).

Kudatini, Bellary Taluk, Bellary District.

On a fragment of slab built into the platform in

front of the Kumarasvamin temple. Nityavarsha. (Indra III).

This inscription engraved in early Nagari characters consists of three section (A. B. and C) of which the third (C) is engraved in a different hand and does not appear to belong to the first two.

Section A belongs to the Rashtrakuta king Nityavarshadeva Prithvi-Vallabha who is stated to have meditated at the feet of Akalavarshadeva. The Saka year cited at the beginning is lost due to damage and Vikrama, Magha, su. Rathasaptami, Sunday, are the only details of date available (See Introduction).

Section B seems to deal with the exploits of a chief called Aiyanaiya and refers to a princess of the Sindu (for Sindhu ?) family. The date is lost here also.

Section C mentions Dhora and describes the achievements of the two chieftains belonging to the Chalukya family, Balavarman and his son, Dasavarman, Kanchi and the planting of the two teeth of a tusker are mentioned in this connection.

No. 81.

(A. R. No. 73 of 1904).

Bagali, Harpanahalli Taluk, Bellary District.

On a slab set up on the west side of a ruined

shrine close to the Kallesvara temple. Indravallabha.

Published in S.I.I., Vol. IX, Part I, No. 59.

Krishna III

No. 55.

(A. R. No. 53 of 1904).

Kudatini, Bellary Taluk, Bellary District.                                

On a slab set up at the entrance to the village. Akalavarsha 947 A.D.                                 

Published in S.I.I., Vol. IX, Part I, No. 65.

No. 83.

(A. R. No. 75 of 1904).

Bagali, Harpanahalli Taluk, Bellary District.

On the third slab set up on the west side of the ruined

Shrine close to the Kallesvara temple. Kannaradeva (III) 944-45 A.D.

Published in S.I.I., Vol. IX, Part I, No. 64.

No. 116.

(A. R. No. 100 of 1904).

Bagali, Harpanahalli Taluk, Bellary District.

On the sixteenth slab set up on the south side of the Kallesvara temple.

Kannaradeva (Krishna III). 956 A.D.

Published in S.I.I., Vol. IX, Part I, No. 66.

No. 413.

(A. R. No. 383 of 1904).

Ramesvaram near Proddaturu, Proddaturu Taluk, Cudappah District.

On the four faces of a pillar set up in the courtyard of the Ramalingesvara temple.

Krishna III. Undated.

Published in S.I.I., Vol. IX, Pt. I, No. 68.

Khottiga

 

No. 46.

(A. R. No. 44 of 1904).

Kudatini, Bellary Taluk, Bellary District.

On a slab built into the floor of the platform of the Kumarasvamin temple.

Khottiga 971 A.D.

Published in S.I.I., Vol. IX, Part I, No. 70.

No. 88.

(A. R. No. 79 of 1904).

Bagali, Harpanahalli Taluk, Bellary District.

On a slab set up on the north side of the ruined shrine close to the Kallesvara temple.

Khottiga 972 A.D.

Published in S.I.I., Vol. IX, Part I, No. 71.

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