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South Indian Inscriptions


 

INSCRIPTIONS COLLECTED DURING THE YEAR 1906-07

KONGU

Vira Pandya

No. 465 (Page No 346)

(A. R. No. 465of 1907)  

Periyakottai, Palani Taluk, Madurai District

Cholesvara temple – on the same wall 

This is also fragmentary and is damaged besides. It mentions the uravar of [Viraso]lanallur and a gift of a perpetual lamp to god Nachchinarkini[yar*]. It also mentions the village Kariyadevanallur in Andanadu. 

No. 467 (Page No 347)

(A. R. No. 467 of 1907)  

Periyakottai, Palani Taluk, Madurai District

Cholesvara temple – on the same wall

Tribh. Tribhu[vanavira]deva :  year 3 

This is also much damaged. It seems to record a gift of money for a twilight lamp in the temple by a Vellala.

No. 468 (Page No 348)

(A. R. No. 468 of 1907)  

Periyakottai, Palani Taluk, Madurai District

Cholesvara temple – on the north wall

of the Brihadamba shrine

Tribh. Vira-Pandya :  year 5 

This records a gift of one achchu by a Kaikkola named Manikkan Pandi for a twilight lamp in the temple of Tiruppandisvaramudaiyar at Alvankoyil alias Virasoladevanallur. The amount was left with the Sivabrahmans of the temple.

Vikrama-Chola

No. 455 (Page No 341)

(A. R. No. 455 of 1907)  

Periyakottai, Palani Taluk, Madurai District

Cholesvara temple – on the door-post of the

central shrine, left side

Vikrama-Chola :  year 17+3 

This states that this post was the gift of Mulaiyan Velan alias Tamiladaraiyan, a Vellala of Pulariyur in Anda-nadu.

No. 457 (Page No 342)

(A. R. No. 457 of 1907)  

Periyakottai, Palani Taluk, Madurai District

Cholesvara temple – on the north wall of the central shrine

Vikrama-Chola :  year 22

 

This is fragmentary. It records a gift of a Sri yakki-palanjalagai-achchu to the temple by Jayagondasola-Silasetti. Close to this is another fragment (of a Pandya king) dated in the 9th year and mentioning the temple of Mandaranisuram-Udaiyar and the village Pulariyur. 

No. 462 (Page No 345)

(A. R. No. 462 of 1907)  

Periyakottai, Palani Taluk, Madurai District

Cholesvara temple – on the same wall

Tribh. Vikrama-Chola :  year 8 

This record the gift of one Siriyakkipalanjalagai-achchu for burning a twilight lamp in the temple of Tiruppandesuramudaiyar by a Vellala of Alvankoyil alias Virasolanallur in the Anda-nadu.

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