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 

CHALUKYAS OF KALYANI

No. 165.

(A.R. No. 213 of 1918.)

ON A SLAB SET UP NEAR THE KALLESVARA TEMPLE AT KURUVATTI, HARAPANAHALLI TALUK, SAME DISTRICT.

This is dated Chalukya-Vikrama year 24, Pramathin, Jyeshtha, su. Paurnamasi, Adityavara, Soma-grahana corresponding to A.D. 1099 June 5 Sunday, when there was a lunar eclipse, and refers itself to the reign of the Chalukya king Tribhuvanamalladeva, under whom Suresvara-Panditadeva was ruling Bennevur twelve.  It records the grant of land and taxes on grass, firewood, vegetables, fruits and cotton exported from and imported into the village Kuruvatti, together with a money grant, fo5r the service of the god Abhinva-Somesvara and for feedubg ascetucs in the temple, made by the two-hundred Mahajanas of the village with their chief Kalidasa, in the presence of Lakulisvara-Pandita. It describes the genealogy of the Dandanayaka Kalidasa and the warlike and religious spirit of the two-hundred learned Brahmans of Kuruvatti.  Kalidasa is described as a Brahman of Visvamitra-gotra and is called gotra-pavitra.  Lakulisa-Pandita‚Äôs spiritual teachers are also named.  The record has excellent poetical merits.  It is stated to have been composed by Srikanthasuri.  The engraver was Kaloja.

No. 166.

(A.R. No. 45 of 1904.)

ON ANOTHER SLAB BUILT INTO THE PLATFORM IN FRON TOF THE KUMARASVAMI TEMPLE AT KUDATINI, BELLARY TALUK, SAME DISTRICT.

This is dated Chalukya-Vikrama year 24m Pramathin, Sravana, su. 5, Adivara corresponding to A.D.  1099 July 24, Sunday on which day the 4th tithi was current for about 2 hours in the morning.  It refers itself to the reign of the Chalukya king Tribhuvanamalladeva and states that what was formerly a paramesvara-datti was tranferred to Bhagavatidevi of Kottitone, in the presence of Visvarupa-Brahmacharin, the five Vargas and Sajavi-Chakrapani.

No. 167.

(A.R. No. 673 of 1922.)

ON A BROKEN SLAB LYING IN THE SAMBHULINGESVARA TEMPLE AT SIRUGUPPA, SAME TALUK AND DISTRICT.

This is damaged anddated Chalukya-Vikrama year 27, Chitrabhanu, Pushya, su. 6, Bhudhavara, corresponding to A.D. 1102 December 17, Wednesday.  It refers itself to the reign of the Chalykya king Tribhuvanamalladeva, whose feudatory Tribhuvanamall-Pandyarasa was ruling Nolambavadi thirtytwo-thousand.  Chokkaraya, Bivarasa, Lokrasa and other are said to have made a grant of some land for the service of some god (name lost).

No. 168.

(A.R. No. 96  of 1904.)

ON A SLAB SET UP TO THE SOUTH OF THE KALLESVARA TEMPLE AT BAGALI, HARAPANAHALLI TALUK, SAME DISTRICT.

This is dated Chalukya-Vikrama year 28, Subhanu, Pushya, ba. 10.  Sukravara, Uttarayana-sankranti, Vyatipata corresponding to A.D. 1103 December 25 Friday.  It refers itself to the reign of the Chalukya king Tribhuvanamalladeva whose Dandanayaka, Muddarasa, is said to have made a gift of the toll-revenue on two loads of  betle leaves per year for the service of the god Kalideva, after washing the feet of Sivasakti-Pandita, in the presence of the Mahajanas of Balguli.  Out of the 12 panas thus granted 2 panas were given to the reader of the Puranas.

No. 169.

(A.R. No. 214 of 1918.)

ON A SLAB SET UP IN THE MALLIKARJUA TEMPLE AT KURUVATTI, SAME TALUK AND DISTRICT.

This is dated Chalukya-Vikrama year 29, Tarana, Vaisakha, su. 3, Adityavara.  The details given correspond to A.D. 1104 March 30 Wednesday, not Sunday, as stated.  It refers itself to the reign of the Chalukya king Tribhuvanamalladeva and states that the Mahajanas of the agrahara of Gandaradityanaholal having compalined to the emperor that the Manneya Boppaya, who had captured Holalu, was plundering the village and killing even the Brahmans, the emperor sent for him, chastised him and took from him an undertaking that he and his descendants would not have a claim to the Manneya of Holalu.  Boppaya did so in the presence of the people of the thirtytwo-thousand province contrining Bennevuru twelve, Nirugunda, the two Hadangiles, Mangola, Bidirahalli, Hahanuru, Honnavalli, Kuruvatti and Balguli; and after drinking water at the temple of Tripurantakadeva, he set up this stone.

No. 170.

(A.R. No. 28 of 1904.)

ON A SLAB SET UP IN FRONT OF THE KALLESVARA TEMPLE AT AMBALI, KUDLIGI TALUK, SAME DISTRICT.

This is dated Cahlukya-Virkama year 30, Parthiva, Pushya, amavasye, Somavara, Uttarayana-sankranti, Vyatipata.  The date is irregular.  By the tithi the equivalent would be A.D.  1106 January 7 Sunday, not Monday, as stated, Uttarayana 14.  It refers iself to the reign of the Chalukya king Tribhuvanamalladeva.  Under the ordes of Anukapallavaraya-Dandanayaka, an officer in charge of the toll-revenue, the Heggades of toll-revenue viz., Kesiraja and Kalimarasa are stated to have made a grant of a part of the toll-revenue ot the Mahajanas of Ammele for repairs to the tank Hiriyakere, confirming the grnat formerly made for the purpose, besides giving some land, free of taxes.

No. 171.

(A.R. No. 210 of 1913.)

ON THE ROCKY FLOOR OF THE RAMALIGESVARA TEMPLE AT DAMMURU, BELLARY TALUK, SAME DISTRICT.

This is damaged.  The preserved portion of the date is Chalukya-Vikrama year 31,Vyaya, Sravana (Vyaya == A.D. 1106-07).  The record refers itself to the reign of the Chalukya king Tribhuvanamalldeva whose Mahamandalesvara Mallarasa is said to have made a gift for the sergice of a god (name lost) of Dammara.

No. 172.

(A.R. No. 505 of 1915.)

ON A SLAB LYING IN KALKANTHARAYA TEMPLE AT KARAKANTHAPURA, A HAMLET OF PEDDATUMBALAM, ADONI TALUK, SAME DISTRICT.

This is dated Chalukya-vikrama year 31, Vyaya, Sravana, punname, Budhavara, Soma-grahana corresponding to A.D.  1106, July 17 Tuesday (not Wednesday) on which day there was alunar eclipse.  It refers itself to the reign of the Chalukya king Tribhuvanamalladeva.  The Mahamandalesvara Mallarasa, reputed for his bravery and conquests, is said to have made a gift of land for musical service, offerings, etc., of the god Karekanthesvara.  The Mahajanas of the village Tumbula also made some contribution out of the toll-revenue of the village for the service of the same god.

No. 173.

(A.R. No. 95 of 1904.)

ON THE 11TH SLAB SET UP ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE KALLESVARA TEMPLE AT BAGALI, HARAPANAHALLI TALUK, SAME DISTRICT.

This is dated Chalukya-Vikrama year 32, Sarvajit, Margasira, amavasye, Somavara, Surya-grahana, Vyatipata corresponding to A.d.  1107 December 16, Monday, when there was a solar eclipse.  It refers itself to the reign of the Chalukya king Tribhuvanamalladeva  whose Dandanayaka Barmmarasa is said to have granted one gadyana per month out of the pannaya of the village Balguli to the Mahajanas for the repairs of the tank Hiriyakere, in the presence of the god Kalideva.

No. 174.

(A.R. No. 95-A of 1904.)

ON THE SAME SLAB.

This records the gift of the vritti lands granted by Mahadevi, wife of a certain Nadeva-Ghaissa for the service of the god Vira-Kesavadeva.  It is not dated but is engraved in characters similar to those of No. 173 and in its continuation.

No. 175.

(A.R. No. 518 of 1915.)

ON A SLAB LYING NEAR THE MARISVAMI-MATHA AT CHINNATUMBALAM, ADONI TALUK, SAME DISTRICT.

This is dated Chalukya-Vikrama year 32, Sarvati, Pushya, punnami, Mangalavara, Soma-grahana corresponding to A.D. 1107 December, 31 Tuesday, when there was a lunar eclipse, and refers itself to the reign of the Chalukya king Tribhuvanamalladeva. At the request of the Dandanayaka Sridharyya, the quuen Malayamatidevi is stated to have made the following grants out of the revenue raised in the village Tumbula:-gadyanas 8 to the teacher of commentaries, gadyanas 8 to the Purana-reader, gadyanas 12 to the teacher of the Khandikas of the Rigveda and the Yajurvdea, gadyanas 2 to the keeper of the sacred fire; in all 30 gadyanas.

No. 176.

(A.R. No. 115 of 1913.)

ON THE THIRD SLAB SET UP IN THE COURT-YARD OF BHIMESVARA TEMPLE AT NILAGUNDA, SAME TALUK AND DISTRICT.

This is damaged and dated Chalukya-Vikrama year 33,  Sarvadhari, . . . . . . . . Uttarayana-sankranti probably corresponding to A.D. 1107 December 24 Thursday, in the reign of the Chalukya king Tribhuvanamalladeva.  It records the grant of some land made by a Dandanayaka (name lost) in charge of the toll-revenue, for the service of the god Viresvaradeva.

No. 177.

(A.R. No. 94 of 1904.)

ON THE 10TH SLAB SET UP ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE KALLESVARA TEMPLE AT BAGALI, HARAPANAHALLI TALUK, SAME DISTRICT.

This is dated Chalukya-Vikrama year 33, Sarvadhari, Pushya, ba. 5, Brihavara, Uttarayana-sankaranti corresponding to A.D. 1108 December 24, Thursday.  It refers itself to the reign of the Chalukya king Tribhuvanamalladeva whose feudatory Tribhuvanamalla-Pandyadeva is stated to have been Nolambavadi thirty two-thousand.  Maleyala-Vaddabevahari Komara-Murka is stated to have made a gift of gadyanas 5 for the service of the god Svyambhu-Kalideva out of the interest accruing from the sum.

No. 178.

(A.R. No. 104 of 1904.)

ON A SLAB SET UP INSIDE THE MALE-MALLAPPA TEMPLE IN THE SAME VILLAGE.

This is damaged and dated Chalukya-Vikrama year 33, Sarvadhari, Pushya, ba. 9, Adityavara, Uttarayana-sankranti corresponding to A.D. 1108 December 28 Sunday;

f.d.t.   .46, Uttarayana beginning on the 24th of te month. It mentions the Chalukya feudatory, the Mahamandalesvara Tribhuvanamalla Vira-Pandyadeva ruling over Nolambavadi thirtytwo-thousand.  Vijaya-Pandyadeva and the Mahapasayita Vijaya-Hemmadi-Dandanayaka.  It records that Kappisetti, Honnabachayya, the Senabova Padmana, Sarvadeva-Nayaka, Mahanna, the Senabova Sankanna and others made gifts of various plots of land for the service of the god Divyalinga-Nilesvara.

No. 179.

(A.R. No. 410 of 1920.)

ON A STONE PRESERVED IN THE TALUK OFFICE AT URUVAKONDA, GOOTY TALUK, ANANTAPUR DISTRICT.

This is dated Chalukya-Vikrama year 34, Virodhin, Uttara[yana-sankranti] corresponding probably to A.D. 1109 December 25.  (The date is not verifiable).  It refers itself to te reign of the Chalukya king Tribhuvanamalladeva and mentions a feudatory belonging to the Chola family (name lost) ruling over Kaniyakallu.  A certain Perggade (name lost) is stated to have made a gift of land for the service of the gods Siddhesvaradeva and Mallikarjunadeva.  The record is damaged.

No. 180.

(A.R. No. 451 of 1914.)

ON A MULTILATED STONE IN FRONT OF DABBAGUDI AT SOGI, HADAGALLI TALUK, BELLARY DISTRICT.

This is damaged and the date is partly lost.  The preserved portion of it is Chalukya-Vikrama year 35 . . . . . . 13, Adivara (A.D. 1110).  It refers itself to the reign of the Chalukya king Tribhuvanamalladeva whose feudatory Tribhuvana]mall-Pandyadeva is stated to have been ruling over Nolambavadi thirtytwo-thousand.  The Dandanayakas Nagavarmayya-Nayaka and Mahadevayya of Soge appear to have made a gift of land.

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