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South Indian Inscriptions


 
BOMBAY - KARNATAKA INSCRIPTIONS
THE RATTAS

No.247 (Page No 299)

(B.K.Nos.54 and 55 of 1935-35)

SAUDATTI, PARASGAD TALUK, BELGAUM DISTRICT

Slab fixed in the right wall of the Ankesvara temple Kartavirya-A.D.1087

There are two dates in this record. The first is dated saka  970,sarvadhari,pushya,ba.7, Sunday Uttarayana-samkaranti. The details given are irregular. The said tithi occurred on A.D. 1048, December 30, Friday when there was no samkaranti In the previous year Sarvajit, the tithi corresponded to A.D.1048, January 10. But there was no samkaranti  on that day. The second date is  saka 1009,  prabhava, sravana, amvasya, Sunday, solar, eclipse, regularly corresponding to 1087 A.D., August 1.

The inscription records the renewal of a former gift of land, which his wife Bhagaladevi to Jnanasakti-vratindra, disciple of  Somesvara-panditadevi of puliyarasara-matha. It is stated that the former was made by Mahasamantha Ankarasa, grandfather (actually grandfather’s brother) of Kartavirya, to somesvara-panditadeva for the benefit of the temple of Anekesvara built by him at sugandhavarati. It also stated that Ankarasa was a feudatory of Trailoky amalla (Somesvara I).

The record is damaged  and worn out.

No.248 (Page No 303)

(B.K.No.60 of 1935-36)

SUNDATTI, PARASGAD TALUK, BELGAUM DISTRICT

Slab set up in the Taluk Office Lakshmidevarasa IV—A.D. 1228

This record is dated saka 1151, sarvvadhari, Ashada, Amavasya, Monday, solar eclipse, corresponding to A. D. 1228, July 3. The saka year was current.

The inscription record various grants of lands by Rajaguru Muchandradeva and others for the worship of and offerings to god Mallinatha who was installed  by Kesiraja, the prabhu of  Kolara,when Mahamandalesvara Lakshmidevarasa was governing the Sugandavatti-12 divison from Vengrama. The record contains the genealogical account of both Kesiraja and Lakshimidevarasa.

The record is published in J.B.B.R.A.S.,Vol.X,pp.260 ff.

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