The Indian Analyst
 

South Indian Inscriptions

 

 

Volume - IX

Contents

Preface

Part - I

Banas

Vaidumbas

Nolamba-Pallavas

Chalukyas of Badam

Rashtrakutas

Chalukyas of Kalyani

Kalachuryas

Cholas

Hoysalas

Yadavas

Guttas

Alupas

Cholas of Renandu

Part - II

Eastern Chalukyas

Dynasties of Vijayanagara

Ummattur Chiefs

Changalva

Mysore Kings

Miscellaneous

Other South-Indian Inscriptions 

Volume 1

Volume 2

Volume 3

Vol. 4 - 8

Volume 9

Volume 10

Volume 11

Volume 12

Volume 13

Volume 14

Volume 15

Volume 16

Volume 17

Volume 18

Volume 19

Volume 20

Volume 22
Part 1

Volume 22
Part 2

Volume 23

Volume 24

Volume 26

Volume 27

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

Archaeological-Survey of India

Pudukkottai

MISCELLANEOUS INSCRIPTIONS IN KANNADA 

VOLUME IX - Part - I 

B A N A S 

No. 1.

(A. R. No. 301 of 1905.)

ON A SLAB SET UP IN A FIELD NORTH OF CHIPPILI, CLOSE TO CHIPPILIVEMPALLE ROAD, MADANAPALLE TALUK, CHITTOOR DISTRICT

This undated record registers the gift made by Malladeva alias (?) Banarasa to a certain … Eraya.  Mentions Chirppuli.

No. 2.

(A.R. No. 569 of 1906.)

ON A SLAB SET UP IN A FIELD BEHIND THE RUINED VILLAGE, BUDIDEALLE, PUNGANUR ZAMINDARI, SAME DISTRICT

This is not dated and refers itself to the reign of Mahavali-Banaraja Vikramaditya-Jayameru and states that during the cattle-raid at Kurunjeala by Mudhudara Gonamenthi of Minikki, Periyavan fell fighting.  It also records the death of another hero and mentions Kelamuddha.  The king had the biruda Bana-Kandarppan.

No. 3.

(A.R. No. 570 of 1906.)

ON ANOTHER SLAB SET UP IN THE SAME PLACE

This is not dated and refers itself to the reign of the Bana king Mavali-Vanarasa and mentions the same raid by Mudunda of Minki on Kurumjiyala during which the hero Alamaran alias Kelemuldan is stated to have fought and died.

No. 4.

(A.R. No. 571 of 1906.)

ON  A THIRD SLAB SET UP IN THE SAME PLACE

This is not dated and refers itself to the reign of the Bana king Mahavali Vanarasa.  The king is stated to have ordered Kendaliga-Pergganga and his son Deveya to repel the attack on Pulinadu by the army of the Nolamba.  In the battle of Miniki, Deveya (?) is stated to have fought and died.  Banavidyadhara i.e., the king granted Minuki to the hero’s family.

No. 5.

(A.R. No. 542 of 1906.)

ON A SLAB SET UP OUTSIDE THE SOMESVARA TEMPLE AT PUNGANURU, SAME ZAMINDARI AND DISTRICT

This undated inscription records the gift of a wet land of a Kanduga os spwomg capacity, (to the family of ) Kalianiga Kandanarayana who died after slaying nine thieves when the Bana king Vijayaditya Prabhumeru was ruling over Vadugavali twelve-thousand province and east of Manne and Kaduvatti-Muttarasa had come to raid Koyatur.  

No. 6.

(A.R. No. 327 of 1912.)

ON A SLAB SET UP IN A FIELD AT KARSHNAPALLE, SAME SAMINDARI AND DISTRICT

This is not dated and refers itself to the reign of the Bana king Banarasa, who was also in charge of the Ganga six-thousand province when Ballaha i.e., the Rashtrakuta king led a campaign against Kaduvetti, for not paying tribute.  On this occasion a certain servant of Banatattaran, himself a servant of Vijayitta, while returning on a horse near Kuntiala, died after slaying Ganamurti.  Since the characters of the record are of the 9th century A.D. it may be assigned to the time of Vijayaditya II.

No. 7.

(A.R. No. 313 of 1912.)

ON A VIRAGAL SET UP IN THE BACK-YARD OF A HOUSE IN CHALAMANGALA, SAME ZAMINDARI AND DISTRICT

This id damaged and not dated.  It refers itself to the reign of king Banarasa of the Mahavali Bana family and seems to record the death of a warrior in a battle.

No. 8.

(A.R. No. 323 of 1912.)

ON A SLAB BUILT INTO THE NADI-MANDAPA IN THE ARKESVARA TEMPLE AT KARSHANAPALLE, SAME ZAMINDARI AND DISTRICT

The record is not dated and is damaged.  It mentions Banarasa of the Mahavali kula ruling over [Ganga] six-thousand province.

No. 9.

(A.R. No. 555 of 1906.)

ON A PILLAR SET UP IN FRONT OF THE CHAUDESVARI TEMPLE AT PUDUPATLA, SAME ZAMINDARI AND DISTRICT

This undated record refers itself to the reign of the Bana king Banarasa and records that a certain person named Jayanagan walked into the sacred fire on the day of winter solstice and died and that this stone was set up by some person (name lost).

No. 10.

(A.R. No. 584 of 1906.)

ON A STONE SET UP AT EMBADI, SAME ZAMINDARI AND DISTRICT

This is damaged and not dated.  It refers itself to the reign of the Bana king Mahavali-Banarasa and registers the grant of a plot of wet land, five kula in sowing capacity, (by the king?) to a certain [Ga]vunda on the occasion of a cattle-raid.

No. 11.

(A.R. No. 543 of 1906.)

ON A SLAB SET UP IN A FIELD IN FRONT OF THE VILLAGE CHADALLA, ON PUNGANUR-CHDUM ROAD, SAME ZAMINDARI AND DISTRICT

This undated record refers itslef to the reign of the Bana king Mahaali-Banarasa. It states that when some one was ruling Valla, situated in Badugavali, and when Banarasa led a campaign on behalf of Permanadigal against the Nolamba, Rachamalla and Mayindadi, Madhavarasa of Kinganur fought and, having slaing a number of men and horses in the battle of Soremadi, died.  In recognition of his service the king bestowed (upon his family) land of three khamba.

No. 12.

(A.R. No. 335 of 1912.)

ON A SLAB SET UP IN A FIELD AT KARSHANAPALLE, SAME ZAMINDARI AND DISTRICT

The record is damaged and not dated.  It refers itself to the reign of a chief (name lost) of the Mahabali-kula and records that a certain Okkalan in the chief’s service slew and elephant in a battle and died.  

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