The Indian Analyst
 

South Indian Inscriptions

 

 

Contents

Preface

Introduction

Text of the Inscriptions 

No. 01  -  21

No. 22  -  42

No. 43  -  63

No. 64  -  84

No. 85 -  105

No. 106 - 126

No. 127 - 147

No. 148 - 168

No. 169 - 189

No. 190 - 210

No. 211 - 231

No. 232 - 252

No. 253 - 273

No. 274 - 294

No. 295 - 315

No. 316 - 336

No. 337 - 357

No. 358 - 378

No. 379 - 399

No. 400 - 420

No. 421 - 446

No. 447 - 471

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

VOLUME XIX - INSCRIPTIONS OF PARAKESARIVARMAN

No. 106

(A.R. No. 266 of 1925)

Tiruvidaikkali, Mayuram Taluk, Tanjavur District

On the north wall of the mandapa in front of the central shrine Subrahmanya temple

This is fragmentary and also damaged.

No. 107

(A.R. No. 114 of 1926)

Tiruvilakkudi, Mayuram Taluk, Tanjavur District

On the north wall of the central shrine, Manavalesvara temple

This records a gift of a silver plate weighing 400 kalanju by the urkkal for keeping the offerings to god Tiruvelvikkudi-Kahadeva, by Ayyan Marasingan alias Virasekhara-Muvendavelan of Gunamalappadi in nallarrur-nadu. The name of the village is reminiscent of a velvi or sacrifice having been performed at the place.

No. 108

(A.R. No. 124 of 1926)

On the south wall of the same shrine

This records a gift of 36 sheep for a lamp in the temple by Korran Kuttan alias Sembiyan Arkkattuvelan of Arkkadu in Arkkattu-kurram.

No. 109

(A.R. No. 222 of 1926)

Kilappaluvur, Udaiyarpalayam Taluk, Tiruchirapalli District

On the south wall of the central shrine, Pasupatisvara temple

This is much damaged, some portions having peeled off.  It seems to record an endowment for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Maravan-Isvara-griham at Siru-Paluvur by the wife of a Palavettaraiyar chief (names lost).

No. 110

(A.R. No. 228 of 1926)

On the west wall of the central shrine, Vatamulesvara temple in the same village

This records a gift of 909 sheep for burning a perpetual lamp in the temple of Tiruvalandurai-Mahadeva at Siru-Paluvur in Kunra-kurram, by Nilaiyan Vemban a resident of the village.

No. 111

(A.R. No. 159 of 1928)

Tiruppalanam, Tanjavur Taluk, Tanjavur District

On the west wall of the central shrine, Apatsahyesvara temple

This records a gift of 90 sheep for a lamp in the temple of Mahadeva at Tiruppalanam in Virai-kurram by Pandan Kantabaranan alias Vana  . . . . . . . of Purakkiliyur-nadu.

No. 112

(A.R. No. 102 of 1929)

Lalgudi, Lalgudi Taluk, Tiruchirapalli District

On the South wall of the central shrine, Saptarishisvara temple

This records a gift of 15 kalanju of gold with which were purchased 90 sheep, for a perpetual lamp in the temple of Mahadeva at Tiruttavatturai in Idaiyarru-nadu, bu Araiyan Ayyarradigal of Ovaichcheri a hamlet of Brahmapurinallu in Malanadu on behalf (in memory) of his parents Sulapani Ovaraiyar and Kuvavan Tiruvadi.  This is probably an inscription of Parantaka I.

No. 113

(A.R. No. 123 of 1929)

On the north wall of the same shrine

This records an endowment of two plots of land measuring 4 ma and 3 kani respectively, by Kumarandai Kari Adittan of Parantakapuram in Idaiyarru-nadu for maintaining a perpetual lamp in the temple of Isvara-Bhattaraka at Tiruttavatturai in the same nadu.  The former situated in Tengankudi a brahmadeya in Brahmapurinallur in Mala-nadu, is said to have ben originally purchased from the sabha of that village by one Kandan Tiruvaruli of Paaiyur a merchant of Irayaripuram, and then to have passed on from his sons as stridhanam to Kumarandai Kari Malapadi who into turn sold it to the donor.  The other land was also purchased by the donor (evidently from the assembly), the price paid being 20 kalanju for the both.  An equal amount made up of 13 kalanju received from the donor and 7 from the temple funds, was paid to the assembly, towards the exemption of the taxes irai, echchoru, vetti, vedinai, sennir-vetti etc.

No. 114

(A.R. No. 9 of 1931)

Tirukkodikaval, Kumbhakonam Taluk, Tajnavur District

On the north wall of the central shrine, Tirukkotisvara temple

This inscription is slightly damaged.  It registers a sale of ten sky of land situated at Kalakkudi and belonging to the sabha of Mahendravarma-chaturvedimangalam to the temple at Tirukkodikaval after making it tax-free.  The sabha gave facilities for irrigating the land by permitting the damming of the channel near the village before its confluence with the river.  This is stated to be a copy of an old document incised on a loose stone slab which, being of no further use, was destroyed.

No. 115

(A.R. No. 20 of 1931)

On the west wall of the same shrine

This is also stated to be a copy from an old inscription on a slab which latter was consequently cancelled.  It records a gift of 13 kalanju of gold by one Paramayogi a resident of Manimangalam, for burning a perpetual lamp in the temple of Mahadeva at Tirukkodikaval, with the interest thereon.

No. 116

(A.R. No. 76 of 1931)

Tiruppundurutti, Tanjavur Taluk, Tanjavur District

On the north wall of the central shrine, Pushpavanesvara temple

This records a gift of 96 sheep of made by Pisangan Korran Arkkattuvelan resident of nanandur in Arkkattu-kurram, to the temple fo mahadeva at Tirutturutti, fr burning a perpetual lamp in the shrine of the goddess and for worship during a service therein called the santi-villa.  The sabha of Tirutturuti made themselves responsible for the maintenance of this service by collecting 7 nali and an uri of ghee every month from two shepherds with whom the sheep were left.

No. 117

(A.R. No. 91of 1931)

On the west wall of the same shrine

This records a gift of 30 kalanju of gold for burning a perpetual lamp in the temple of Mahadeva at Tirutturutti by Soman Etti of Nanandur.  The sabha of the place received the amount and agreed to maintain the lamp with an ulakku of ghee daily.

No. 118

(A.R. No. 67 of 1923)

Tirukkachchiyur, Chingleput Taluk, Chingleput District

On a slab built into the pavement of the second prakara, Kachchhapesvara temple

This records an endowment of 2 plots of land made tax-free after purchase by Muvenda-Pallavaraiyar of Nalvayal in Sengunra-nadu for the daily offerings to the god in the temple of Tiruvalakkoyil-Perumal at Kachchur in the same nadu, which was a subdivision of Kalattur-kottam.

No. 119

(A.R. No. 459 of 1904)

Vedaranyam, Tirutturaipundi Taluk, Tanjavur District

On a pillar in the mandapa in front of the central shrine, Vedaranyesvara temple

This records a gift of 90 sheep for burning a perpetual lamp in the temple of Madevar at Tirumaraikkadu by one Madevan.  An ulakku of ghee was to be supplied daily for the purpose by the shepherds who received the sheep.  Mention is made of the liquid measure kana-nali.

No. 120

(A.R. No. 468A of 1904)

On the fourth pillar in the mandapa in front of Tyagaraja shrine in the same temple

This is much worn out.  It records some provision (gift of sheep) for  burning a perpetual lamp in the temple by one Palai Erkutti a merchant of Tamaraippundi a devadana in Umbala-nadu.   Tirumaraikkadu was also in the same nadu.

No. 121

(A.R. No. 686 of 1904)

Tirupparkadal, Walajapet Taluk, North Arcot District

On the south wall of the central shrine, Kharapurisvara temple

This is built in the middle.  This records an agreement by the maha-sabha of Kavidippakkam alias Amaninarayana-chaturvedimangalam in Paduvur-kottam through their Tank Supervision Committee to burn a perpetual lamp in the local temple of Tirukkarapurattu-Perumanadigal and in that of Tiruvagattisvarattu Perumanadigal at Pakkam.  For the former they received a piece of garden-land endowed by one Sivapudi Achchanadan son of Mahasena-Kramavittar, and for the latter, a gift of 50 (kasu) of pure gold from Sembiyan Ilangovelar Pudi Adittar.  This donor was evidently a Kodumbalur chieftain.  Mention is made of certain angamani-dravya (cash realized by sale of ornaments) which was the property of the donor’s (deceased) mother, out of which he is said to have purchased the land endowed.  An executive official of the sabha called the Sirruratchi-kolvan who was appointed for the year, was to look after the maintenance of the gift.

No. 122

(A.R. No. 32 of 1907)

Tiruvisalur, Kumbhakonam Taluk, Tanjavur District

On the north wall of the central shrine, Sivayoganathasvami temple

This is an unfinished record which stops with the mention of Kiranji Tiruvenkada-Kramavitta-Somasi (Somayaji) a member of the aluunganam (administrative body of committee) of the assembly of Amaninaryana-chaturvedimangalam.

No. 123

(A.R. No. 147 of 1907)

Puvalaikkudi, Pudukkottai state, Tiruchirapalli District

On the south wall of the mandapa in front of the rock-cut cave

This inscription states that the mandapa in the temple of Paramesvara at Puvalaikkudi was built by one Vaduli Uran Turrinnai.  This is assignable probably to Uttama-Chola.

No. 124

(A.R. No. 318 of 1907)

This is the same as No. 122

No. 125

(A.R. No. 324 of 1907)

Tiruvisalur, Kumbhakonam Taluk, Tanjavur District

On the north wall of the central shrine, Sivayoganathasvai temple

This is incomplete.  It records a gift for burning a perpetual lamp in the temple of Perumanadigal at Tiruvisalur.

No. 126

(A.R. No. 384 of 1909)

Siddhalingamadam,Tirukkoyilur Taluk, South Arcot District

On the north wall of the mandapa in front of the central shrine, Vyaghrapadesvara temple

This records a gift of 10 kalanju of gold for burning a perpetual lamp in the temple of Tirupulippagavar at Sirringur a brahmadeya in Kurukkaikkurram a subdivision of Miladu, by Kali Somasi the wife of Atraiyan Kesvan Maran.

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