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South Indian Inscriptions


 

(INSCRIPTION COLLECTED DURING THE YEAR 1908-09)

PALLAVA   

 

 

Narasingapottarasar (Narasimha I)

 

No. 68 (Page No 43)

(A. R. No. 65 of 1909)

Tirukkalukkunram, Chingleput Taluk, Chingleput District

At the top of the second pillar in the upper verandah of the Otukalmandapa on the hill. Narasingappottarasar.

Published in S.I.I., Vol. XII, No. 16.

Narasimha II

No. 79 (Page No 51)

(A. R. No. 76 of 1909)

Tirupporur, Chingleput Taluk, Chingleput District

On two pillars in the mandapa in front of the Devayanaiyamman shrine in the Kandasvami temple. Narasimha II.

Published in S.I.I., Vol. XII, No. 27

Dantivarman

No. 774 (Page No. 560)

(A. R. No. 723 of 1909)

Alambakkam, Lalgudi Taluk, Tiruchirappalli District

South wall of the mandapa in front of the same shrine.

This inscription, in Grantha characters, contains a verse in Sanaskeit and it records that a certain women named Valli of the Siva family, who was (as it were) Gauri incarnate, and who was beautiful and generous, after reaching the unequalled abode of her lover, viz., the Kailasa (i. e., the Kailasamudaiya-mahadeva temple) built by Danti (i.e., Dantivarman), caused the construction of this mandapa in it for both Siva and Siva (i. e., Gauri).

No. 778 (Page No. 563)

(A. R. No. 727 of 1909)

Alambakkam, Lalgudi Taluk, Tiruchirappalli District

A pillar of the same mandapa.

This inscription is in Tamil verse. 

It records that a certain women named Uyyavandal of Kodaykudi caused a mani-mandapa to be built (in the temple) of Tambiranar, (which was) a gift of Danti, by the grace (of the Tambiran).

Kampavarman

No. 378 (Page No 249)

(A. R. No.357 of 1909)

Olakkur, Tindivanam Taluk, South Arcot District

On a slab set up near the village chavadi.

Kampavarman.

Published in S.I.I., Vol.XII, No. 112.

Avanialappirandan Kopperunjingadeva 

No. 379 (Page No 249)

(A. R. No. 359 of 1909)

Tayanur, Gingee Taluk, South Arcot Distric

On the south wall of the ruined Siva temple.

Sakalabhuvanachakravartin-Avanialappirandan-Kopperunjingade

Published in S.I.I., Vol. XII, No. 248.                                                                             

Kopperunjingadeva

No. 438 (Page No 288)

(A. R. No. 417 of 1909.)

Siddhalingamadam, Tirukkoyilur Taluk, South Arcot District

In the same place as above.

Kopperunjingadeva : Year 19.

Published in S. I. I., Vol. XII. No. 207

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