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 

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Volume 3

Vol. 4 - 8

Volume 9

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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. 447

(A.R. No. 8 of 1907)

Tiruvisalur, Kumbhakonam Taluk, Tanjavur District

On the south wall of the central shrine, Sivayoganathasvami temple

This is built in at the right end.  It records a gift of 90 sheep and a lamp stand by a resident of Talikkadavur for a perpetual lamp in the temple with the daily supply of an ulakku of ghee.

No. 448

(A.R. No. 196 of 1907)

Tirividaimaradur, Kumbhakonam  Taluk, Tanjavur District

On the north wall of the central shrine, Mahalaingavsvami temple

This gives the extent and boundaries of two pieces of land at Mahendramangalam purchased (by the temple authorities) with the money endowed by Prince Uttamasiliyar (son of Parantaka I) for the maintenance of a lamp in the temple of Sri-Mulasthanattu-Perumal at Tiruvidaimarudil.  This is an inscriptions of Paranataka I.  Mention is made of channel called Nattuvayakkal.

No. 449

(A.R. No. 268 of 1907)

On the east wall of the same shrine

This is damaged.  It records a gift of 200 sheep for the maintenance of two perpetual lamps in the temple of [Mulattanattu-Mahadeva]

No. 450

(A.R. No. 337 of 1907)

Tiruvisalur, Kumbhakonam Taluk, Tanjavur District

On the south wall of the central shrine, Sivayoganathasvami temple

This is built in at the right end and is incomplete.  It records a gift of 45 sheep for burning a lamp in the temple

No. 451

(A.R. No. 41 of 1910)

Tirukkurugavur, Sirgali Taluk, Tanjavur District

On the south wall of the central shrine, Madhuvanaesvara temple

The inscription is fragmentary and is built in at the right end.  It records a gift of 10 ma of land for offerings and for burning a perpetual lamp in the temple of Mahadeva at Tirukkarugavur by one [Se]ndan Tali after purchasing the same from the individual owners.

No. 452

(A.R. No. 318 of 1910)

Tirumeyjnanam, Kumbhakonam Taluk, Tanjavur District

On the west wall of the central shrine, Jnanaparamesvara temple

A few lines at the end of this inscription are lost, the portion being burned under the ground.  It registers a sale of 521 kuli of land tax-free by the perunguri-perumakkal of the mahasabha including the battapperumakkazl of Nalur of brahmadeya in Serrur-kurram for 5 kalanju of gold to a merchant of the village named Naranan Tattan, who endowed the same after purchase to the temple of Tirumayanadeva.  Among the boundaries of this land are mentioned those belonging to god Tirupparkadal-Devar Bhitariyar (Bhatari)

No. 453

(A.R. No. 128 of 1911)

Tiruvaramisvaram, Mannargudi Taluk, Tanjavur District

On the south wall of the mandapa in front of the central shrine, Ramanathesvara temple

This records an agreement given by four servants of the temple of Tiruviramisvaram at Madanamajari-chaturvedimangalam a brahmadeya village in Nenmali-nadu, to maintain a perpetual lamp in the temple for a land gift of 48 kuli of land at Nedumanal, and a cash payment of 10 kalanju of gold received by them from Uran BrahmaKuttan a merchant residing in the Virasolaperunderuvu at Tanjavur.  Like No. 350 above, this may also be assigned to Uttamaa-Chola’s reign.

No. 454

(A.R. No. 309 of 1918)

Marandai, Tenkasi Taluk, Tirunelveli District

On the south wall of the mandapa in front of the central shrine, Kailasanatha temple

This is in Vatteluttu script and records a gift of 10 ma of land tax-free by the sabha of Marandayalannlu a brahmadeya in Kalakkudi-nadu for offerings and worship in connection with the procession of the god (tiruchchennadai) in the temple of Tirunarana.Vinnagar-Perumanadigal (Narayana).  The existence of this record is a Siva temple is very probably due to the use of inscribed stones of deserted Vishnu temple in the later construction of this temple for Siva as recorded in an epigraph of Pandya Sri Vallabha.

No. 455

(A.R. No. 473 of 1922)

Papanasam, Papanasam Taluk, Tanjavur District

On a slab built into the south wall of the first prakara Srinivasa-Perumal temple

This is a fragmentary inscription recording some gift of land.  Mention is made of land belonging to one Madhurantaka-Mu[venda*]velan among boundaries, and of the division Kilar-kurram.

No. 456

(A.R. No. 12 of 1925)

Pallavarayanpettai, Mayuram Taluk, Tanjavur District

On (Detached) stones built into the wall of the goddess shrine, Sundaresvara temple

This is fragmentary.  It seems to record a gift of 144 sheep for burning perpetual lamps in the temple with anulakku and half of ghee supplied daily ½ by the the recipient.  This must be a later inscription, insect mention is made of Jayankonda which was a title of Rajaraja I.

No. 457

(A.R. No. 265 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.  It mentions Tiruvi[daikka]li a devadana in Kurumbur-nadu

No. 458

(A.R. No. 489 of 1925)

Sembiyanmahadevi, Nagapattinam Taluk, Tanjavur District

On the south wall of the central shrine, Kailasanathasvami temple

This is an inscription of Uttama-Chola.  It records an endowment, left with the Chaturvedi-bhattas of Sembiyanmahadevi-chaturvedimangalam in Ala-nadu, of 158 kalanju of gold with the interest on which offerings were to be made to god Kailasa-mudaiya-Mahadev on the day of Kettai in Chittirai month of every year, being the natal stay of Paranatakan-Mahadevadigal alias Sembiyanmahadeviyar, the queen mother of Uttama-Chola.  The donor whose name is not clear the inscription, seems to have been a queen of Uttama-Cbola himself and to have hailed from Pangala-nadu.

No. 459

(A.R. No. 131 of 1926)

Tiruvilakkudi, Mayuram Taluk, Tanjavur District

On the south wall of the central shrine, Manavalesvara temple

This records the construction of a portion of the stone temple for Tiruvelvikkudi Udaiyar by the Valajiyar and Nanadesiya-Disaiyayittainnurruvar (mercantile communities) who were part-residents of this place, and the completion of the same on their behalf by one Tiruvelvikkudi-Nambi alias Tiruvaiyaru-Yogiyar and his son Tirukkarralip-Pittar who was the srikaranam of the village.  The Valajiyar seem to have had their settlement originally in South Ceylon.

No. 460

(A.R. No. 190 of 1926)

Tiruchchitrambalam, Pattukkottai Taluk, Tanjavur District

On a pillar in a room in the ardha-mandapa, Puratanavanesvara temple

This is highly damaged.  It seems to record s gift of 95 sheep for a perpetual lamp in the temple by one Nakkan Achchi on behalf of her daughter.

No. 461

(A.R. No. 193 of 1927)

Kaveripuram, Bhavani Taluk, Coimbatore District

On the south wall of the Jalakanthesvara temple

The ends of lines are lost.  The inscription seems to record an endowment of land at the village [Tuhiri] made by the Nattavar of Vanji-nadu for worship in the temple of Nattisvara built by Sattan Karuvur alias Kannaradeva-Mayilatti of Tuvalai This is probably an inscription of the time of Kongu King Vikrama-Chola

No. 462

(A.R. No. 97 of 1931)

Tiruppundurutti, Tanjavur Taluk, Tanjavur District

On the south wall of the central shrine, Pushpanesvara temple

This is damaged inscription.  It seems to record a gift of gold left with the sabha of Tirutturutti for burning a perpetual lamp in the temple with an ulakku of ghee every day, by Parantakan Arinjigai (evidentlyprince Arinjaya).  This is assignable to Pranataka I.

No. 463

(A.R. No. 104 of 1931)

On the same wall

This is built in at the right end.  It records a gift of 25 kalanju for burning a perpetual lamp in the temple by one Valluvan Nam …… of the Velar-padai, who was a native of Kusakkudi in Eyil-nadu.

No. 464

(A.R. No. 121 of 1931)

Tiruchchratturai, Tanjavur Taluk, Tanjavur District

On the north wall of the central shrine, Odanavanesvara temple

This is built in at the beginning of each line and is also damaged.  It seems to record a gift of money made by a lady for (special) offerings and worship in the temple on the day of Visakha in Vaosalja month.  It gives also a list of some gold ornaments set with precious stones presented by the same donor, including a gold handled fly-whisk and a silver salver.

No. 465

(A.R. No. 132 of 1931)

On the same wall

This records a gift of 25 kalanju of gold by Nakkan Sokai-Perumal a lady resident of [Kar]pagadanipuram, for the maintenance by the temple servants of perpetual lamp in the temple with the interest thereon.

No. 466

(A.R. No. 144 of 1931)

On the same wall

This is highly damaged.  It seems to record a gift or gold for a perpetual lamp in the temple by a merchant of Ayirattali by name Palaiyaran Soliya[varai]yan

No. 467

(A.R. No. 153 of 1931)

On the west wall of the same shrine

This is a fragmentary inscription recording an endowment for the daily supply of an ulakku of ghee for a perpetual lamp in the temple

No. 468

(A.R. No. 167 of 1931)

Tiruchchatturai, Tanjavur Taluk, Tanjavur District

On the south wall of the central shrine, Odanavvanesvara temple

This is highly damaged.  It seems to record some gift to provide for the daily supply of an ulakku and pidi of oil for a perpetual lamp in the temple, by one Sankaran Kampaya. . . . .

No. 469

(A.R. No. 185 of 1931)

This is left incomplete, and the ends of lines are also built in.  This records a gift of 90 sheep for a perpetual lamp in the temple with the daily supply of an ulakku of ghee, by a certain  . . . .  .lan Ka[yi]rrali.

No. 470

(A.R. No. 210 of 1931)

Tiruvonam, Pattukkottai Taluk, Tanjavur District

On the right door-jamb of the Saundara-nayaki shrine, Tirumeninathesvara temple

This inscription is built in on both sides.  It seems to record a gift of money for offerings (to the goddess) during a seven-day festival in the month of Chittirai.

No. 471

(A.R. No. 244 of 1931)

Tirunarayanapuram, Musiri Taluk, Tiruchirapalli District

On the east wall of the Vedanayaki-Tayar shrine, Vedanarayana-perumal Temple

This is a fragment of an inscripion wich seems to record an exchange of some devadana lands with those belonging to Olochchan Ganavadi Vadugan with the permission of the Nattar and the Urar of Sirrur.

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