inscription is Sanskrit and Kannada language is
dated in Saka 797, Manmatha, but is engraved in
characters of about the 11th or 12th
century A.D. The
Saka and the cyclic year correspond to A.D. 875-76.
records a grant of
eighteen nivartanas of land by Mahasamanta Prithvirama,
the son Merada, to a Jinendra-bhavana got built by
donee is stated to be the disciple of Indrakirtisvamin
who in turn was the disciple of Gunakirti-munisvara. The latter again was the disciple of Mullabhatta
of Mailapatirtha and Kareyagana.
1 to 4 record a later grant, made by Kanna, of six
nivartanas of land in the sivata Mulgunda in
Sugandhavartti-12. Lines 18-19 state that the grant made by
Prithvirama was renewed by Karttavirya and (his wife)
Bhagalambika on the occasion of a solar eclipse.
donors of all the grants are of the Ratta family, Merada
being the first member.
K. No. 100 of 1935-36)
RANEBENNUR TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT
set up in the compound of the Kallesvara Temple
(Krishna II) A.D. 878-79
record seems to refer to the date [Saka] 800
damaged inscription seems to state that a certain Nagati,
son of Duggatigauda died in a cattle-raid, at Salatti. Makara-Ijja was the governor.
(Page No 13)
K. No. 93 of 1935-36)
HIREKERUR TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT
lying in front of the temple of Kallesvara
(Krishna II) A.D. 904 - 05
record is dated Saka 826, Ratyakshitti, which is
apparently a mistake for Raktakshi. The year given coincided with A.D. 904
inscription states that, at that time, Lokate was
governing Banavasi Twelve thousand and refers to his
attack on Pombulcha (modern Humcha) and the conquest of
the fort of that place when Nagavarma was administering
(i.e., Lokate) made some grant to a gavunda, whose name
is lost. Satyalge
Seventy was under the control of Bijja. The latter portion of the record is badly
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K. No. 37 of 1938-39)
RAMDURG TALUK, BELGAUM
pillar in front of the Kalmesvara Temple
III A.D. 920-21
record refers to the year Vikrama which probably is the
one that fell in Indra IIIs reign and which coincided
record refers to the reign of Indraballala and states
that in the cyclic year Vikrama, Sadagarara Tiltamma
made a gift of gosahasra.
K. No. 61 of 1937-38)
INDI TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT
sides of the elephant-stone (ane-kallu) set up in front
wall of the Hanuman Temple.
record is dated Saka 863 corresponding to A.D.941-42.
inscription is very severely damaged. The letters Amo in line 11 suggest that the
inscription belongs to Amoghavarsha.