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South Indian Inscriptions

 

 

Contents

Preface

Introduction

Dynastic Index

Topographical Index

Text of the Inscriptions 

Chalukyas Eastern

Cholas

Pandya

Dutch

Hoysalas

Kakatiyas

Marathas of Tanjore 

Pallava

Qutb Shahis

Rashtrakuta

Reddis

Rulers of Kongu

Sambuvarayas

Vijayanagara

Other Feudatories

Miscellaneous

Other South-Indian Inscriptions 

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Volume 22
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Volume 22
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Volume 23

Volume 24

Volume 26

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Tiruvarur

Darasuram

Konerirajapuram

Tanjavur

Annual Reports 1935-1944

Annual Reports 1945- 1947

Corpus Inscriptionum Indicarum Volume 2, Part 2

Corpus Inscriptionum Indicarum Volume 7, Part 3

Kalachuri-Chedi Era Part 1

Kalachuri-Chedi Era Part 2

Epigraphica Indica

Epigraphia Indica Volume 3

Epigraphia
Indica Volume 4

Epigraphia Indica Volume 6

Epigraphia Indica Volume 7

Epigraphia Indica Volume 8

Epigraphia Indica Volume 27

Epigraphia Indica Volume 29

Epigraphia Indica Volume 30

Epigraphia Indica Volume 31

Epigraphia Indica Volume 32

Paramaras Volume 7, Part 2

Śilāhāras Volume 6, Part 2

Vākāṭakas Volume 5

Early Gupta Inscriptions

Archaeological Links

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Pudukkottai

(INSCRIPTION COLLECTED DURING THE YEAR 1908-09)

CHOLAS

 


PARANTAKA I

 

 No. 397  (Page No 257)

(A. R. No. 376 of 1909)

Siddhalingamadam, Tirukkoyilur, Taluk, South Arcot District Same wall.

Maduraikonda Parakesarivarman (Parantaka I): Year 22=928-29 A.D. 

This inscription records that the ur (i.e. the villagers) of Marudur sold to Iraivankudi-kilavan called as engal maganar for a sum of 75 kalanju of pon the right of using 1/5 of the water that flowed through the big sluice in the channel in their village, through which water was taken to Balipatti, a Balipuram of the god Tirupulippagavar.   It is stated that the water thus sold was for irrigating the land of the person mentioned.  It is also stated that in case of the stoppage of the flow of water for this purpose a sum of 2 kalanju of pon was to be remitted. 

No. 408 (Page No 264)

(A. R. No. 387 of 1909)

Siddhalingamadam, Tirukkoyilur Taluk, South Arcot District Same wall.

Maduraikonda Parakesarivarman (Parantaka I): Year 25=931-32 A.D.

This inscription is incomplete. 

It appears to record a gift of land by Ambalavan Aiyyaran alias Iraivankudi-kilavan for providing music on the three occasions (sandhi) of worship everyday to the god Tiruppulippagavar of Sirringur.  Among the lands forming a boundary to the gift land is one gifted to the god Vinayakanpagavan. 

No. 411 (Page No 266)

(A. R. No. 390 of 1909)

Siddhalingamdam, Tirukkoyilur Taluk, South Arcot District Same wall.

Maduraikonda Parakesarivarman (Parantaka I): Year 7=913-14 A.D. 

This inscription is slightly damaged.  It records a gift of 10 (probably) kalanju of pon for two nanda lamps and one kalanju of pon for repairs and remaking of the lamps to the god Tiruppulippagavar by Maladudaiyan-nattan Siddhavatavan.  The money was entrusted to the Sivabrahmanas of the place (name not given).  The weight of the two lamps is given as 400 palam. 

No. 765 (Page No. 548)

(A. R. No. 714 of 1909)

Alambakkam, Lalgudi Taluk, Tiruchirappalli District

North wall of the same shrine.

Madiraikonda Parakesarivarman (Parantaka I): 38 Year=944-45 A.D.

This inscription is damaged and incomplete..

It records a gift of land as tax-free tiruppalippuram by the sabhai of Dantivanmamangalam, a Brahmadeyam on the northern bank (vadakarai) (of the Kaveri), to the temple of Tirumerralipperumal of the place.  It is stated that the land belonged to the twelve agaras (dvadasagaram) including Nellangara-nambideva-battar of the place.  Of the various pieces comprising the gift-land 2 ma of land was situated to the east of the Marpidugu tank of the village, 2 ma of land was situated behind the Sidevi canal, 2 ma of land was in the village Tiruvasalur-tenur and 1 ma of land was in Tiraimur.

It is stated at the end, that besides the service of sri-bali, the services of waking up of the deity and of bathing, etc., should also be done.

 PARTHIVENDRAVARMAN

No.339 (Page No. 218)

(A. R. No. 320 of 1909.)

  Maduramangalam, Sriperumbudur Taluk, Chingleput District

On a stone built into the west wall of the Ullangaikulundanayanar temple.

Parthivendradipativarman : Year 9 : 964-65 A. D.

Published in S. I. I., Vol. III, No. 189.

No. 340 (Page No. 218)

(A. R. No. 321 of 1909.)

  Maduramangalam, Sriperumbudur Taluk, Chingleput District

Stone built into the floor of the mandapa in front of the Vaikunthaperumal temple

This inscription is damaged. Mentions the sabhai of Madurama[ngalam] and a certain [.]lokamaharayar.

No. 380 (Page No. 249)

(A. R. No. 359 of 1909)

 Tayanur, Gingee Taluk, South Arcot District Rock near the temple.

Parakesarivarman (Aditya II Parthivendravarman) : Year 3=958-59 A.D.

The inscription refers to the rulers as one ‘who took the head of the Pandya’.

It records the gift of 90 sheep for a nanda lamp to the god Tanakkamalai-Alvar by Ilangomulan Nakayan Tanakkamali of the village.

No. 381 (Page No. 250)

(A. R. No. 360 of 1909).

  Tayanur, Gingee Taluk, South Arcot District

Parakesarivarman (Aditya III Parthivendravarman ?):Year 4=959-60 A.D. Same place.

This inscription refers to the king as one ‘who took the head of the Pandya’.  It is damaged.

It records a gift of 80 sheep for a nanda lamp to the temple of the god Mahadevar Tanakkamalai Alvar of Tayanur in Singapura-nadu by a certain (name lost) of Mandaikulattur in [......] kudi-nadu.

 

No. 382 (Page No. 250)

(A. R. No. 361 of 1909)

 Tayanur, Gingee Taluk, South Arcot District Same place.

Parakesarivarman (Aditya II ?) : Year 5=959-60 A.D.

This inscription refers to the king as one’ who took the head of the Pandya’.

It records the gift of 90 sheep for a nanda lamp to the temple of the god Mahadevar.  Tanakkamalai Alvar of Miyvalit-Tayanur in Singapura-nadu by a certain Bharadvajan Kesuvan Singan, a member of the alunganam of [Ka?]nnanamangalam in Kil-Amur-nadu of Tirumunaippadi.  The gift is stated to have been entrusted to the urar of Tayanur for executing the object.

No. 383 (Page No. 251)

(A R. No. 362 of 1909)

Tayanur, Gingee Taluk, South Arcot District on the same rock.

Parthivendravarman : Year 5=960-61 A.D.

Published in S.I.I., Vol. III, No. 178.

No. 384 (Page No. 251)

(A. R. No. 363 of 1909)

 Tayanur, Gingee Taluk, South Arcot District

In the same place as above.

Parthivendravarman : Year 5=960-61 A.D.

Published in S.I.I., Vol. III, No. 176.

No. 385 (Page No. 251)

(A. R. No. 364 of 1909)

 Tayanur, Gingee Taluk, South Arcot District

On a rock in the backyard of a private house.

Parthivendravarman : Year 5=960-61f A.D.

Published in S.I.I., Vol. III, No.175.

UTTAMACHOLA

No. 668 (Page No. 453)

(A. R. No. 626 of 1909)

Konerirajapuram, Thanjavur Taluk, Thanjavur District

In the same place as above.

Uttama-Chola.

Published in S. I. I., Vol. III, No. 147.

No. 680 (Page No. 463)

(A. R. No. 635 of 1909)

Konerirajapuram, Thanjavur Taluk, Thanjavur District

In the same place as above.

Uttama-chola : year 8=977-78 A.D.

Published in S.I.I., Vol. III , No. 151.

No. 681 (Page No. 464)

Konerirajapuram, Thanjavur Taluk, Thanjavur District

North wall of the same shrine

Parakesarivarman alias Udaiyar Sri-Rajendracholadeva:  Year 31=1042-43 A.D.

This inscription is damaged in some places.  It contains the Prasasti of the king commencing with Tirumanni valara etc.,

It records a gift of one tuni of paddy daily to a certain Kari Tillaiyvanan alias Tirukkurangaduturaiyp-pichchan to whom the madapattiyam of the temple of  the god Tirunallamudaiyar of Tirunallam, a Brahmadeyam in Vennadu in Uyyakkondar-valanadu, belonged, by the sabhai of the place.

 

No. 683 (Page No. 467)

(A. R. No. 638 of 1909)

Konerirajapuram, Thanjavur Taluk, Thanjavur District

Same place.

Uttamachola : Year 6=975-76 A.D.

Published in S.I.I., Vol. III, No. 130.

RAJARAJA I

No. 267 (Page No. 169)

(A. R. No. 252 of 1909.)

Tiruppattur, Tiruppattur Taluk, North Arcot District

Four detached stones built into the platform round the flag-staff in front of the same temple.

Rajakesarivarman alias Sri-Rajarajadeva (I) : Date lost : (acon.) 985 A. D. 11th century.

This inscription is very much damaged. It contains part of the prasasti of the king. It appears to record the remission of tax on some land belonging to a certain Rajarajasanman by the sabhai (assembly) of Sri-Viranarayana-chchaturvedimangalam, a brahmadeya in Rajendrasinga-valanadu.

No. 269 (Page No. 170)

(A. R. No. 254 of 1909.)

  Pattukanampatti, Karur Taluk, Salem District

Rock near the ruined Siva temple.

Rajakesarivarman alias Sri Rajarajadeva I= Year 25 : 1009-10 A. D.

This inscription begins with the prasasti of the king. It records a gift of land as iraiyili  for offerings at the service called tiruchchennadai  to the god Mahadeva at Nelvay by nannikamundan, son of Erumaiya-nal-Kamundan alias Virasolakamundan of Ariyur in Puramalai-nadu, while Panchavan Brahmadarayar, a peruntaram  of the king. Was ruling from Tagadur-nadu which was granted to him for maintenance (by the king). It also makes mention of the villages of Pappanpadi, Kannadu, and Puttur among the boundaries of the gift-land.

At the end of the inscription, a grant in this year of a nanda lamp to the god Mahadevar (of Nelvay) made by the people of Puramalai-nadu is also recorded.

No. 412 (Page No. 266)

(A. R. No. 391 of 1909)

  Siddhalingamadam, Tirukkoyilur Taluk, South Arcot District Same wall.

Rajarajedeva I : (?) Year 4=988-89 A.D.

This inscription is also slightly damaged.  It records a gift made by Maladudaiyan [.......] of 10 kalanju of pon for 12 sandhi lamps for burning during the evening services in the temple of the god Tiruppulippagavar Alvar of Sirringur, a brahmadeyam in Kurukkaik-kurram in Maladu.  The gift was accepted by the temple managers who had agreed to burn the lamps accordingly.

No. 413 (Page No. 267)

(A. R. No. 392 of 1909)

  Siddhalingamadam, Tirukkoyilur Taluk, South Arcot District Same wall.

Rajakesarivarman Rajarajadeva I : Year 28=1012-13 A.D.

This inscription is built in, in the middle.

It records a gift of 25 kalanju of pon to provide for festival and a nanda lamp to the image of god Advallar set up in the temple of god[......] pagavar evidently of Sirringur in Kurukkaik-kurram in Maladu alias Jananatha-valanadu in Jayangondasola-mandalam, by a certain Advallan.  The gift was made by the Brahmani Kali-Somasi, wife of Atrayan Kesuvan Maran of the same village.  It was accepted by the temple managers on the Tiruvadirai day of the month of Margali.

It also records a gift by the same donor of some land situated in Sirupaganallur in the western hamlet of the village and near the tank called the Srirajarajapereri for offerings to the god of the main shrine.

No. 455 (Page No. 296)

(A. R. No. 432 of 1909)

 Adanur, Kailpatti Taluk, Tirunelveli District

South wall of the Adilingesvara temple.

Rajarajadeva (I) : Year 24=1008-09 A.D.

This inscription in Vatteluttu script is damaged.  It records a gift of sheep for two perpetual lamps to the god of the temple of Surrangudi-nattichchuvaram of Adanur in surangudi-nadu by..... kan-Araiyan on behalf of two persons including Etti.  The gift of 25 sheep each was entrusted to four individuals including.....kkan-Tama[ra]kki, Kanakkan Irunkiran, Kanattaretti alias Sengodan-Masaiyan, a shepherd from Perumpulivalam.

No. 456 (Page No. 297)

(A. R. No. 433 of 1909)

Adanur, Kailpatti Taluk, Tirunelveli District Same wall.

Rajarajadeva I : Year 29=1013-14 A.D.

This inscription in Vatteluttu script is damaged and incomplete.

It records a gift of 25 sheep for a lamp to the god of the temple Nattisvaram of Adanur in Surangudi-nadu, by a certain Siriya Araiyan Maran of the same place.  A certain shepherd of the place is stated to have received the sheep.

No. 502 (Page No. 336)

(A. R. No. 476 of 1909)

  Edirkottai, Sattur Taluk, Ramanathapuram District Same wall

[Rajaraja] I :  Year 22=1006-07 A.D.

This is a fragment in Vatteluttu characters which records a portion of the prasasti of this king.  It seems to have recorded an iraiyili grant by the nagarattar of Kuttankudi.

No. 503 (Page No. 337)

(A. R. No. 477 A of 1909)

 Edirkottai, Sattur Taluk, Ramanathapuram District

On the west wall of the same temple.

Rajarajakesari  Rajaraja I :  Year lost

This damaged and fragmentary record in Vetteluttu characters contains a portion of the prasasti of the king and refers to a Saliyan Kan[radai]-Kavidi.  Other details are lost.

No. 505 (Page No. 338)

(A. R. No. 478 of 1909)

  Edirkottai, Sattur Taluk, Ramanathapuram District

On the north wall of the same temple.

Rajakesarivarman i.e. Rajaraja I: year lost.

This inscription in three fragments is in Vatteluttu script.  The first piece seems to record a sale executed in the village Kuttankudi in Venbaikkudi-nadu the income of which was endowed for the drummers (uvaichchar) who beat the drum by the merchant guild Tisaiyayira[ittainnurravar*].  The other two fragment record a deed of sale for a value by the nagarattar of Kuttankudi alias  Udaiya [mattandapuram*] in Venbaikkud-nadu and a gift to god Narayana Vinnagaradevar to provide for tiruchchennadai by Araiyan Velan Karunakaratadan.

No. 666 (Page No. 450)

(A. R. No. 624 of 1909)

Konerirajapuram, Thanjavur Taluk, Thanjavur district Same wall.

Rajaraja-Rajakesarivarman : Year [.] 6, [Adi] 14 (?), Wednesday, Punarpusam=1000 A. D., July 3. The regnal year should be 16 and the paksha was sukla.

This inscription is damaged in some places and hence certain particulars like the date are not available in full. It contains the prasasti of the king commencing with Tirumagalpola, etc.,

It Records that the sabhai (assembly) of Tirunallam, a Brahmadeyam in Vennadu assembled as Perumguri in the temple of the god Tirunallamudaiyar, and received the order of Udaiyapirattiyar directing that the land meant for those who recited the holy humans in the temple of the god Tirunallamudaiyar, should be given as kani to a certain Kuttan Tirunavukkariyan.  Accordingly a land 18-1/8 ma in extent  in Pungudi, a devadana of the god, was set apart for a couple of people who recited the holy hymns (Tiruppadiyam).  It is stated that besides the land, a house-site was also given in the connection.

No. 669 (Page No. 453)

(A. R. No. 627 of 1909)

Konerirajapuram, Thanjavur Taluk, Thanjavur district Same wall.

Rajaraja-Rajakesarivarman I: Year 12=996-97 A. D.,

This inscription is slightly damaged.

It refers to the king as ‘who destroyed the ships at Salai’.

It records a gift of a silver image (of the god ?) weighing 424 kalanju, and a copper image of Chandesvaradevan weighing 500 palam, by a certain Nakkan Nallatt-adigal, a member of the Irajarajatterinja-kaikkola community, who was the son of Anukkan Mahamalli, a pendatti of the velam of Irasakesari-panmar.

No. 671 (Page No. 456)

(A. R. No. 629 of 1909)

Konerirajapuram, Thanjavur Taluk, Thanjavur district Same wall.

Rajarajakesarivarman alias Sri-Rajarajadeva : Year 27=1011-12 A. D.

This inscription is damaged in some places.

It contains the prasasti of the king commencing with Tirumagalapolapperunilachchelviyum,  etc.,

It records the gift of one nanda lamp and 20 kasu to provide for burning the same in the temple of the god Tirunallam-udaiya-mahadevar of Tirunallam, a Braham deyam in Vennaduain Uyyakkondar-valanadu, by a certain Aritan Paramesvaran of the same place. The gift seems to have been accepted by Sattanakkan, Sattan Tayan, Kavisiyan Tarkkan Narayanan, Kavisiya Nakkan Munnurruvan, Madilan Munnurruvan and some others whose names are lost.

No. 673 (Page No. 457)

(A. R. No. 631 of 1909)

Konerirajapuram, Thanjavur Taluk, Thanjavur district Same wall.

Rajaraja-Rajakesarivarman : Year 11=995-96 A. D.

This inscription is damaged and unfinished.

It refers to the king as ‘who destroyed and unfinished.

It refers to the tirukkavanam  in front of the sri-koyil. It appears to record some gift to the temple of the god Tirunallamudaiya-mahadevar by a queen.

No. 686 (Page No. 473)

(A. R. No. 641 of 1909)

Konerirajapuram, Thanjavur Taluk, Thanjavur district Same wall

Rajarajakesarivarman (Rajaraja I)  :  Year 12=996-97 A.D.

This inscription refers to the king as ‘who destroyed the ships at Salai’. 

It records a gift of land specified in detail by a certain Arinjigai Ninran of Vadagarai-mangalam in Vennadu for worship and offerings in the temple of the god Tirumulattanamudaiya-Mahadevar of the same place.  It is stated that the worship was offered 4 times daily and provision for food-offerings, 4 nanda lamps, and one sandhi lamp for bathing image of the deity in ghee, milk, and curds on Sankranti days, for clothes and for the Kalasa-puja ceremony was made by the same donor.

It also records a gift of land to the uvachchars of the temple for sounding one talapparai, three maddali, one karadigai, one segandi and one pair (anai) of hand-bell (kaimani).  It records yet another gift by the same donor of land to those who performed the services of alagidudal and melukkidudal in the temple.

No. 689 (Page No. 477)

(A. R. No. 644 of 1909)

Konerirajapuram, Thanjavur Taluk, Thanjavur District Same wall.

Rajaraja-Rajakesarivarman : Year 15 = 999-1000 A.D.

This inscription contains the prasasti of the king commencing with Tirumagal pola etc.

It records a gift of ¼ of a lamp to be burnt in the temple of the god Aditta Isvaramudaiya- mahadevar of Tirunallam, a Brahmadeyam in Vennadu by a certain Vellalan named Kadan Attanatti of the same place, who had endowed 7 kasu for the purpose.  It is stated that  this money was received by three persons of the temple, named Kavisiyan Nakkan Tarukkan and his sons Tarukkan Narayanan and Tarukkan Narasinga-battan, who had agreed to burn the lamp.  They had also agreed that in case their rights in the temple was mortgaged or sold, those who came in possession of the rights, should also continue to burn the lamp.

No. 732 (Page No. 528)

(A. R. No. 681 of 1909)

Tirunedungalam, Lalgudi Taluk, Tiruchirappalli District

East wall of the Ganesa shrine in the same temple.

Rajarajakesarivarman : Year 9=993-94 A.D.

This inscription is damaged in some places.

It records some gifts to the god Mahadevar of Tirunedungalam, a devadana in Kavira-nadu made by a certain Bala (Pal ?) Vayarru-kilavan Kirthi Ayiravan.  One of them was the gift of 61 cows to provide for the daily bathing of the image of the god at noon by panchagavya; another was the gift of 7 cows to provide for bathing the same image with ghee on sankaranti days and to burn a lamp during the period of such bathing ceremonies; the third was the gift of 45 sheep to provide for the burning, during day-time daily, a nanda lamp; and the fourth was the gift of a bell-metal standing lamp, (nilai-vilakku) for this purpose.

It also records that the above-mentioned donor accepted some paddy from the Vannar (waster men) of the place, out of the interest on which, some service was to be done on every sankaranti day.  It also records a gift of some land to provide for the burning of in the temple and a gift of an incense-burner made of bell-metal weighing 64 palam.

No. 736 (Page No. 530)

(A. R. No. 685 of 1909)

Tirunedungalam, Lalgudi Taluk, Tiruchirappalli District Same wall.

Rajarajakesarivarman : Year 10=994-95 A.D.

This inscription refers to the king as ‘who destroyed the ships at Kandalu-salai’.

It records the gift of 12 kalanju of gold for a nanda lamp to be burnt in the shrine of Ganavati (Ganapati) in the temple of Tirunedungalam-udaiyar, a devadanam of [Kavira] perumanar, by a certain Idaikkudan Kuloambanachchan of Idaikkudi in[..] nadu.  It is stated that the money was accepted by the temple stanapatis who had agreed to burn the lamp.

No. 737 (Page No. 531)

(A. R. No. 686 of 1909)

Tirunedungalam, Lalgudi Taluk, Tiruchirappalli District Same wall.

Rajarajakesarivarman : Year 10=994-95 A. D.

This incomplete inscription refers to the king as ‘who destroyed the ships at Salai.

 It records the gift of 20 kalam of paddy to provide for offerings at the service held at noon on the days when the asterism Ayilyam fell every month to the god Mahadevar of Tirunedungalam in [Kavira]-nadu by a certain Vellalan (name lost) of the place. It is stated that the endorsement was accepted by the temple priests who had agreed to carry out the object of the gift.

No. 738 (Page No. 532)

(A. R. No. 687 of 1909)

Tirunedungalam, Lalgudi Taluk, Tiruchirappalli District

West wall of the same shrine.

Rajarajakesarivarman : Year 9=993-94 A. D.

  It records that a certain Mosiyan Orriyuran of Tiruvanaikkaval, a devadanan in Vila-nadu endowed two fields called Kuttan-mayakkal and Kunjiramali-vayakkal out of the yields of which are to be fed 350 Sivayogis, at the rate of 25 Sivayogis a day during the 7-day festival held in the month of Masi and a same number of Sivayogisat at the same rate during the 7-day festival held in the month of Chittirai. It is  stated that a kuruni (i.e., 1 marakkal) of paddy was provide for each Sivayogi and the total quantity required to feed the Sivayogis came to 30 kalam which is to be measured out by the measure called Kodukulavan. It is stated that this endowment was accepted by the sadhai of the place who had agreed to carry out object of the gift every year.

No. 739 (Page No. 532)

(A. R. No. 688 of 1909)

Tirunedungalam, Lalgudi Taluk, Tiruchirappalli District

In the same place as above.

Rajarajakesarivarman : Year 8= 992-93 A. D.

This inscription records a sale of land using the money derived from a certain fine amount (dandakkanam), as kudininga-devadana, by the sabhai, the ur and the devakanmis, of Tirunedungalam, to a certain Araiyan Chatura-vidangan of Puttamur. It is stated that this person should provide, from the year opposite to the opposite of the 8th year, sweet drink made of a variety of pulse (payaru) during the morning service daily to the god Mahadevar of the place, and that he had agreed to measure out annually 120 kalam of paddy for the purpose. It is stated at the end that the sale of land was in lieu (pratigraha) of the dandakkanam amount received from the person.

No. 742 (Page No. 534)

(A. R. No. 691 of 1909)

Tirunedungala, Lalgudi Taluk, Tiruchirappalli District Same wall.

Rajaraja-Rajakesarivarman : Year 14=998-99 A. D.

This inscription refers to the king as who destroyed the ships at Salai. And who took Gangapadi, Vengai-nadu, Nulambapadi and Tadigai-vali.

It records the gift of a certain gold ornament (crescent moon) weighing 6 kalanji of pon (gold) to the image of the god Kolagai (?) taken out in procession during the Sribali service in the temple of the god Tirunedungala [ . . . .] Alvar of Kavira-nadu. It also records another gift of copper-tipped drum by the same donor.

No. 758 (Page No. 545)

(A. R. No. 707 of 1909)

Alambakkam, Lalgudi Taluk, Tiruchirappalli District

North wall of the Ayyanar temple.

Rajakesarivarman (Rajaraja I): Year 9=993-94 A. D.

This inscription is fragmentary.

It mentions a certain manradi Malapadi Sogudan, son of Vadugan Malapadi, residing at Sirumaruvur a pidagai (hamlet) of Srigandaradittachaturvedimangalam, a Brahmadeyam  on the northern bank (vadakarai) (of the Kaveri).

No.759 (Page No. 545)

(A. R. No. 708 of 1909)

Alambakkam, Lalgudi Taluk, Tiruchirappalli District Same wall.

Rajarajakesarivarman (Rajaraja I) : Year 8=992-93 A. D.

This inscription is also fragmentary.

It records a gift of a lamp to be burnt in the temple of Tiruvayppadi Sri-Krishna . . . .Perumal, by a certain Manradi Tiruva . . . .di Kuttan of Sri Dantivarmamangalam, aBrahmadeyam, on the northern bank (vadakarai) (of the Kaveri).

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