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. 213.

(A.R. No. 258 of 1905.)

ON THE 5TH SLAB SET UP TO THE EAST OF THE DARK ROOM IN THE SAME TEMPLE.

This record of excellent poetical merit is unfortunately damaged.  It is dated Chalukya-Vikrama year 51, Parabhava  . . . . . .  vara, Surya-grahana, corresponding to A.D.  1126 June Tuesday, the only solar eclipse of the year occurring on this date.  It refers itself to the reign of the Chalukya king Tribhuvanamalladeva whose Dandanayaka Anantapalarasa was ruling over Bengi twelve-thousand and Emmedale six-thousand.  He was son of Mahesvara-Dandadhipa entitled the Chalukya-kula-mulastambha and grandson of Bhima-Dandanayaka.  He is stated to have had the pleasure of seeing Govinda-Dandanayaka, son of his own sister Padumaladevi and Krishnaraja and younger brother of Lakshma-Dandanayaka, conquer the Chola country and carry away the elephants, army, treasure and all of the Chola king.  Govindarasa’s grandfather is said to have been Padmanabha and his great granfather, Ganesvara-Chamupa.  Govindarasa was ruling Kondapalli three-hundred and made a gift of some land for the service of the god Tripurantakesvara.

No. 214.

(A.R. No. 97-A of 1904.)

BELLOW No. 211

In the year Parabhava on Sravana, ba. 2. Adivara corresponding to A.D. 1126 August 7 Saturday, not Sunday, as stated, a certain Chikkadevimayya is stated to have made a gift of land, free from taxes, to Edeva-Birana.

No. 215.

(A.R. No. 229 of 1918.)

ON A SLAB SET UP NEAR THE ISVARA TEMPLE AT DUGGAVATTI, HARAPANAHALLI TALUK, BELLARY DISTRICT.

This is dated Saka 1049, arabhva, Pausha, su. Padiva, Adivara.  Parabhava(==Saka 1049 current) Pausha su. 1 corresponded to A.D. 1126 December 16 Thursday, not Sunday, as stated.  The record refers itself to the reign of the Chalukya king Tribhuvanamalladeva and states that his feudatory Tribhuvanamalla-Pandyadeva was ruling over Nonambavadi thirty-twothousand from Beluravu.  The Maleyala Vaddavyavahari Nambig-Annisetti, who was administering Duggati in Bikkiga seventy, a sub-division of Kogali five-hundred, Brammadevayya-Nayaka of Brahmavamsa, who was the Urodeya of Duggati, the Mahapradhana Dandanayaka Indirana Chattayya and the Dandanayaka Chodhada, who was in charge of the toll-revenue of Kogali are stated to have made a gift of land and a portion of the toll-revenue for the service of the god Mahadeva in Duggati.  Nambig-Annisetti is said to have done this with a desire to help the dharma of Chilisetti.  Malliyanna wrote and Annoja engraved the inscription.  A certain Biradeva is also stated to have made a gift of land for the service of the god Billesvara in Duggati.

No. 216.

(A.R. No. 244 of 1918.)

ON A BROKEN SLAB LYING NEAR THE KALLESVARA TEMPLE IN KUNCHURU, SAME TALUK AND DISTRTICT.

The stone is multilated and a part of the record including the date is lost.  It refers itself to the reign of the Chalukya king Tribhuvanamalladeva whose feudatory Tribhuvanamalla-Pandyadeva is stated to have been ruling over Nolambavadi thirtytwo-thousand.  It mentions the Mahanalprabhu Irungarasa of Komchapura.

No. 217.

(A.R. No. 241 of 1918.)

ON A SLAB SET UP NEAR THE MALLIKARJUNA TEMPLE IN THE SAME VILLAGE.

The stone is multilated and a few words in the beginning of every line are lost.  The date of the record is also lost.  It refers itself to the reign of the Chalukya king Tribhuvanamalladeva and mentions his feudatory Tribbuvanamalla-Vira-Pandyadeva as ruling over …….. thirtytwothousand province.  The latter’s queen is said to be of the Chandragupta family.

No. 218.

(A.R. No. 516 of 1915.)

ON A SLAB LYING NEAR A BRIDGE AT CHINNATUMBALAM, ADONI TALUK, SAME DISTRICT.

This is damaged and the date is not fully preserved.  The preserved portion reads Chalukya-Vikrama year . . Marggasira, punname, Adivara, lunar eclipse.  One of the follwing three may be the dates intended:-(1) A.D. 1080 November 29, Sunday; (2) A.D. 1100 November 18, Sunday; or (3) A.D. 1127 November 20, Sunday.  It refers itself to the reign of the Chalukya king Tribhuvanamalladeva and states that the Mahamandalesvara Singarasa who was ruling over Sindavadi One thousand made some gift to the god Somesvaradeva.  Mentions Anantasakti-Panditadeva.  Since it is dated in the Chalukya-Vikrama era the record may be assigned to the reign of Vikramaditya VI.

No. 219.

(A.R. No. 78 of 1904.)

ON THE 6TH SLAB SET UP IN THE RUINED TEMPLE CLOSE TO THE KALLESVARA TEMPLE AT BAGALI, HARAPANAHALLI TALUK, SAME DISTRICT.

This is damaged and the date is lost.  It refers itself to the reign of the Chalukya king Tribhuvanamalladeva and states that, while his feudatory Tribhuvanamalla-Pandyadeva was ruling over Nolamabavadi thirtytwo-thousand, the general Kalimayya granted some land to a satra for feeding Brahmans.

No. 220.

(A.R. No. 714 of 1920.)

ON A BLACK GRANITE PILLAR SET UP NEAR THE DHAVAJASTAMBHA OF THE ANANTABHOGESVARA TEMPLE IN KOLLUR, TENALI TALUK, GUNTUR DISTRICT.

This is damged, not dated and incomplete.  It refers itself to the reign of the Chalukya king Tribhuvanamalladeva.  The record is in praise of the Brahman general Anantapala.  Anantapala is stated to be the son of Mahesvara-Dandanayaka and his wife was Mahadevi.  His brothers Narayana, Vamana and Lakkana are also mentioned.  Since Anantapala, the well-known general of Vikramaditya VI, figures in the record it may be assigned to the reign of that king.

No. 221.

(A.R. No. 344 of 1926.)

ON A STONE PLANTED IN A FIELD TO THE NORTH OF THE VILLAGE, TOGARAKUNTA, DHARMAVARAM TALUK, ANATAPUR DISTRICT.

This is damaged and not dated.  It refers itself to the reign of the Chalukya king Tribhuvanamalladeva ruling from Jayantipura.  It records the grant of two flowergardens and house sited by the Dandanayaka Kommanayya and others to the basadi of Chandraprabhadeva at Togarikunte in Kudiyape forty for conducting worship in the basadi.  The gift was made for the merit of the Mahamandalesvara Kumara-Tailapadeva.  The record refers at the end to Pandmanandi.  The mention of prince Kumara-Tailapadeva would show that the record belongs to the reign of Vikramaditya VI.

No. 222.

(A.R. No. 678 of 1922.)

ON A SLAB SET UP NEAR THE KOLLAM-BHARATI TEMP[LE NEAR KOTTAPALLI, NANDIKOTKUR TALUK, KURNOOL DISTRICT.

The slab is cut off and a part of its lost.  The inscription has no date but refers itself to the reign of the Chalukya king Tribhuvanamalladeva.  It mentions his feudatory Bijjana-Chola-Maharaja, who is stated to have been a descendant of king Karikala, who employed his feudatory chiefs in constructing the banks of the Kaveri river.

No. 223.

(A.R. No. 234 of 1918.)

ON A SLAB SET UP NEAR THE ISVARA TEMPLE AT RAGIMASALAVADA, HARAPANAHALLI TALUK, BELLARY DISTRICT.

This is dated Chalukya-Vikrama year 52, Plavanga, Ashadha, amavasye, Adityavara, Dakshnayana-sankramana, Vyatipata corresponding to A.D. 1127 July 10 Sunday; f.d.t. 29, Dakshinayana 15, in the reign of the Chalukya king Bhulokamalladeva.  The Mahasamantadhipati Mahapradhana Kannadasandhivigrahi Senadhipati Bhogabhattayya of the Savasi or Sahavasi sect of Brahmans was in charge of the toll-revenue of the seven and a half lakh country and governing the two six-hundreds and Banavase twelve-thousand.  Under the orders of the Dandanayaka Indranayya of the Sahavasi Brahman sect, his Perggade Vujjabhatta is stated to have set up the image of Ratnabhushana-Vinayaka and constructed a sabhamata and a wel and made a grant of panas 4 for the service of the god.  The Dandanayaka Cholandar of Nolambavadi thirtytwo-thousand made a gift of panas 2 out of the toll of Pandya-nadu for the service of the same god.  Heggade Jogadevayya, Settis and Settiguttas made a voluntary contribution of some cess on their merchandise for the same purpose.  Masanaya-Nayka, Madaya-Nayaka, Kalaya-Nayaka and others also made similar contributions.

No. 224.

(A.R. No. 230 of 1913.)

ON A STONE SET UP IN THE RAMALINGESVARA TEMPLE AT SINDAVALA, BELLARY TALUK, SAME DISTRICT.

This is dated the 5th  year of the reign of the Chalukya king Bhulokamalladeva (ruling from Kalyana), Sadharana, Kartika, su. 1. Somavara, Surya-grahana.  The details corresponded to A.D.  1130 October 4 Saturday; a solar eclipse took place on the day.  The brave Brahman general Anantapalayya is stated to have made a gift of land for the service of the god Somesvaradeva set up by Kesiyana, Keta-Gavunda, Macha-Gavunda, and Chokisetii of Sindavolal in Sindavadi thousand and for the feeding and clothing of the ascetic Karikanthajiya and the worshipper Chandrabhushana.  To enforce the gift the minister Anatapalayya issued orders to Perggade Chakanayya.  A garden, an oil-mill and a house-site were also granted.

No. 225.

(A.R. No. 204 of 1913.)

ON A SLAB SET UP IN THE VERANDAH OF THE BASAVESVARA TEMPLE AT BAILUR, SAME TALUK AND DISTRICT.

This is dated Chalukya-Vikrama year 56, Dundubhi (wrong), Magha, ba. 10, Adivara, probably corresponding to A.D. 1131 January 25 Sunday.  It refers itself to the reign of the Chalukya king Tribhuvanamalladeva.  During the governorship of the Mahamandalesvara Bivarasa of Ballare, Bira-Gavuda of Hattana is said to have made a gift of 2 mattars of land for the service of the god Mallikarjuna and placed it in charge of Devarasi-Pandita of Doniyabidu.  It may be noted that the king who ws on the throne in the year cited was Somesvara III, who does not seem to have had the surname Tribhuvanamalla.

No. 226.

(A.R. No. 502 of 1915.)

ON A SLAB SET UP NEAR THE KALKANTHARAYA TEMPLE AT KARAKANTHAPURA, A HAMLET OF PEDDATUMBALAM, ADONI TALUK, SAME DISTRICT.

This is dated Chalukya-Vikrama year 57, Paridhavi, Chaitra, su. 5, Brihaspativara, Rohini, Sobhana-yoga, Vishu-sankramana, corresponding to A.D. 1132 March 23, Wednesday (not Thursday); Vishnu-sankramana occurred on the next day (i.e., March 24 Thursday).  It refers itself to the reign of the Chalukya king Bhulokamalladeva ruling from Pinjarasangamada-Kuppa, Tailapadeva being the Yuvaraja.  It registers that the Mahamandalesvara Bachibhupa or Bacharasa of the Sinda family, who was a feudatory of the crown-prince and was ruling over Sindavadi, made a gift of the village Ittage in Garuje seventy, a sub-division of Adavani five-hundred in Sindavadi thousand for the service of the god Karekanthesvara of Tumbala and a feeding house.  The gift was placed in chargeof the teachers Chandramauli-Pandita and Vamadeva-Pandita.  The genealogy and bravery of Bacharasa are described in verses of poetical merit.  The record is, however, damaged.

No. 227.

(A.R. No. 395 of 1904.)

ON TWO FACES OF A PILLAR SET UP IN A FIELD EAST OF CHILAMKURU, KAMALAPURAM TALUK, CUDDAPAH DISTRICT.

This is dated Chalukya-Vikrama year 56, Paridhavi, Kartika, amavase, Budhavra corresponding to A.D. 1132 November 9, Wednesday.   It refers itself to the period when the Mahamandalesvara Trailokyanalla-Mallideva-Maharaja was ruling over that Nalikabbe, the mother of Singeye who was the agent of Singarasa, caused the construction of a tank at Chirmakuru.

No. 228.

(A.R. No. 499 of 1915.)

ON A SLAB SET UP IN THE COMPOUND OF A RUINED ISVARA TEMPLE AT PEDDA-TUMBALAM, ADONI TALUK, BELLARY DISTRICT.

This is damaged and dated Cahlukya-Vikrama year 58, Pramadicha, Pushya, ba. 11, Adityavara, Uttarayana-sankranti, Vyatipata, Su[rya-gra]hana-parva, corresponding to A.D. 1133 December 23 Sunday; Uttarayana-sankramana occurred on Monday 25th and the solar eclipse on A.D. 1134 January 27.  The inscription refers itself to the reign of the Chalukya king Bhulokamalladeva whose feudatory Mahamandalesvara Trailokyamalla-Mallideva-Maharaja was ruling over Sindavadi thousand.  The latter is said to have made a gift of some plots of land, 2 oil-mills and a money-grant from the mint-office to the temple of the god Panchalingadeva of Tumbala-bidu.

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