INSCRIPTIONS IN KANNADA
IX - Part
No. 215 of 1918.)
A BEAM IN THE MALLIKARJUNASVAMI TEMPLE AT KURUVATTI, HARAPPANAHALLI
TALUK, BELLARY DISTRICT.
record is dated Saka 1104, Plava, Pushya, ba. 2, Su [kravara*] corresponding
to A.D. 1181, December 25 Friday.
It states that while Vikramaditya (II) of the Gutta-vamsa
was ruling over Beluhuge seventy and Bennevur twelve, his
Pradhana, Susanga-Dannayaka, with the permission of the
Mahamandalesvara Vijaya-pandyarasa, is said to have made, in
the presence of bacharasa and the Mahajanas of Kuruvatti,
a grant of 70 mattars of land for the service of the god
Ahavamallesvara in addition to the vritti-land which had been
formerly granted by Vikramaditya, the elder.
Lokabharana received the gift.
No. 215-A of 1918.)
THE SAME BEAM.
much multilated and dated Saks 1117 and states that Ballala-Bhupa,
probably the son-in-law of the Gutta chief Vikramaditya II, made
some gift to Lokabharana-Munindra for the service of the god
No. 216 of 1918.)
THE SAME PLACE.
is not dated. The five
hunrded svamis of Ayyaovle, who are described as setting
the servants of Yama in motion, as roaring with the thuderbold in hand,
as giving their enemies to Yama and as generous to the submissive, are
said to have gathereed together with the Nanadesi merchants and
the Mummuridandas in Kuruvatti and made a gift of one paga
of the hejjunka to Lokabharana-Munindra or the service
of god Ahavamallesvara. As
this Lokabharana is mentioned in No. 389, the present record may also
belong to the time of Viramaditya