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The Indian Analyst


 

South Indian Inscriptions


 

INSCRIPTIONS COLLECTED DURING THE YEAR 1906

VIJAYANAGARA

KRISHNADEVARAYA

No. 399

(A. R. No. 399 of 1906)

Tiruchirapalli District, Pudukkottai State, Tirumayyam

Satyagirinatha-Perumal Temple On The South Wall Of The Mandapa.

Krishnadeva-Maharaya Saka 1444. The details of the date are given as Chitrabhanu, Uttarayana, Makara Sankramana. (= AD. 1522, December 28).

The inscription registers a sarvamanya grant made to the two temples of Alagiyameyyar (Vishnu) and Tirumeyyadevar (Siva) at Tirumeyyam in Kana-nadu, by Chellappa Vira Narasingaraya Nayakkar (The kings viceroy in the south), of all the lands in the village which had been lying as Pandaravadai (except those which had been already endowed as tiruvidaiyattam  or devadana). As was the case with regard to all lands possessed by these two temples in common, the income derived from the present lands was also to be shared by them in the proportion of three and two respectively.

 

                                                       

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