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SOUTH INDIAN INSCRIPTIONS


 

MISCELLANEOUS INSCRIPTIONS IN KANNADA 

VOLUME IX - Part - I 

ALUPAS

No. 392.

(A.R. No. 379 of 1928.)

ON A STONE IN A FIELD CALLED POLALIMARU IN KARIYANGALA, NEAR POLALI-AMMUNAJE, MANGALORE TALUK, SOUTH KANARA DISTRICT.

This is damaged and is not dated.  It records (that the Alupa king) Ranasagara made a gift to Nagamma of Kayra-vamsa, who was as brave as Mahendra, for crushing the army of Paybaya.  The characters of the record belong to the 8th century A.D.

No. 393.

(A.R. No. 416 of 1928.)

ON A SLAB SET UP IN THE PRAKARA OF MAHALINGESVARA TEMPLE AT BASRUR, COONDAPUR TALUK, SAME DISTRICT.

The record is dated Saka 1077, Bhava, the month Dhanus and Sankrmana.  The inscription belongs to the reign of the Alupa king Kaviyalupendra.  A certain Maunayogi is stated to have granted some land for the service of the god Nakharesvara of Basurepura.

No. 394.

(A.R. No. 419 of 1928.)

ON ANOTHER SLAB IN THE SAME PLACE.

This is damaged record belongs to the reign of the Alupa king Pandyachakravarti Kulasekharadeva and his dated the cyclic year Manmatha, Makara, 18, Somavara corresponding probably to A.D. 1176 January 12 Monday.  It seems to record a gift made by Chandabbe to the temple o the god Nakharesvara at Basaruru.

No. 395.

(A.R. No. 370 of 1927.)

ON A SLAB SET UP ON THE EAST SIDE OF THE INNER PRAKARA OF THE KOTESVARA TEMPLE AT KOTESVARA, A SUBURB OF COONDAPUR, SAME TALUK AND DISTRICT.

This is dated Saka 1183, Durmati, Margasira, su. 6 Man[galavara*] and Dhanurmasa 3, Jupiter in Makara, corresponding to A.D. 1261 November 27 Tuesday.  It refers itself to the joint rule of th senior queen Pattamahadevi and king Vira-Pandyadev-Alpendradeva and states that when Voddama-Srideva, Narasingaverggade, other officers and priests had assembled, the three hundred of the town Kudikuru, its Heggade and Koti-Melanta set up the inscription fixing the total revenue of Kudikur at gadyanas 180.

No. 396.

(A.R. No. 364 of 1927.)

ON A SLAB SET UP IN THE PRAKARA OF THE KUNDESVARA TEMPLE AT THE SAME VILLAGE.

This is dated Saka 1184, Dundubhi, Sravana, ba. 13, Adivara corresponding to A.D. 1262 August 13, Sunday in the reign of Pattamahadevi and king Pandyadev-Alpendradevarasa.  Voddamadeva, Narasinga-Heggade and other officers are stated to have fixed the revenue of Kundapura at gadyanas 140.  The king and Pattamahadevi are said to have been ruling at Barahakanyapura.

No. 397.

(A.R. No. 372 of 1927.)

ON A SLAB SET UP IN THE NORTH VERANDA OF THE INNER PRAKARA IN THE KOTESVARA TEMPLE AT KOTESVARA, SAME TALUK AND DISTRICT.

This is damaged and not dated.  It refers to Pandyachakravarti Viradevalva and registers a gift of paddy for the service of god Narayanadeva.

No. 398.

(A.R. No. 374 of 1928.)

ON A PIECE OF CARVED SLAB LYING NEAR THE DHAVAJASTAMBHA OF DURGA-PARAMESVARI TEMPLE AT POLALI AMMUNAJE, MANGALORE TALUK, SAME DISTRICT.

The record is not dated and much damaged.  It belongs to the reign of Kulase[khara] Pandyapattigadeva and mentions Biravadi and Melavadi.

No. 399.

(A.R. No. 380 of 1928.)

ON A STONE SET UP IN A FIELD AT BADAKABAIL AT KARIANGALA SAME TALUK AND DISTRICT.

This undated record belongs to the reing of Kumara-pandya Jayasingarasa who is stated here to have made a gift of the land called Pandikaru to the goddess Bhattaraki of Holal.

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