COLLECTED DURING THE YEAR 1906-07
(Page No 40)
R. No. 65 of 1907)
Polur Taluk, North Arcot District
a rock to the left of the painted cave
Krishna III: year 19 : 958-59 A.D.
is an inscription of the Rashtrakuta king Krishna III- ‘Kannaradeva
who took Kachchi and Tanjai’. It records some provision made for
burning a perpetual lamp before (the image of ) Yaksha-Bhatara at
Tirumalai in Vaigavur by one Perral Nangaiyar the wife of a servant of
Gangamadeviyar the consort of Kannaradeva Prithi[vi*] gangaraiyar.
This is the same as Hastimalla who figures in No. 346 of 1901
dated in Saka 875 (A.D. 953) from Solapuram near Vellore, as an
independent chief without the mention of any overlord.