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South Indian Inscriptions


 

BOMBAY - KARNATAKA INSCRIPTIONS

THE CHUTUS

No. 1

(B. K. No. 123 of 1935-36)

BANAVASI, SIRSI TALUK, NORTH KANARA DISTRICT

On the right and left sides of the Naga image fixed in the right

prakara-wall of the madhukesvara temple Vinhukada Satakanni

The record is dated in the 12th regnal] year, Hemanta, 7th fortnight, 1st day.  This short inscription in Prakrit language records the gift of Naga,  a tank and a vihara by Manabhuvi the king’s daughter Sivakhadanagasiri (Sivaskandanagasri) whose sons were alive and who was the mother of the prince (yuvaraja).  The minister Khadasati was the superintendent of the work.  The Naga was made by Nataka, pupil of [I]damoraka, the Sajayataka (inhabitant of Samjayanti).   

This is Published in Ep. Ind., Vol. XXXIV, pp. 239-42; cf. also Ind. Ant., Vol. XIV, pp.331ff. and Luders' List, No.1186.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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