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SOUTH INDIAN INSCRIPTIONS


 

MISCELLANEOUS INSCRIPTIONS IN KANNADA 

VOLUME IX - Part - iI 

MISCELLANEOUS

No. 707.

(A.R. No. 759 of 1917.)

On a stone set up in a field to the south of the village, Paideti, Hindupur Taluk, Anantapur District.

This is damaged and not dated.  It refers to a certain Anniga Dhananjaya and a son of Mahesvara-Sahani and records the grant by Anniga of a kalnadu to a hero with admiration at his recapture of the lifted cattle and a gift of land to a Bhattaraka (god?).  The characters of the record belong to the 8th or 9th century A.D.

No. 708.

(A.R. No. 759-A of 1917.)

On the same stone.

This record is much damaged.

No. 709.

(A.R. No. 92 of 1913.)

On a pillar in the inner court-yard of the Mallikarjuna temple at Kambaduru, Kalyanadrug Taluk, same District.

This is not dated but refers itself to the reign of Irungonadeva.  Some gift is said to have been made for the repairs of the Mallikarjuna temple.  The record is damaged.  The characters belong to the 12th century A.D.

No. 710.

(A.R. No. 70-A of 1904.)

On a slab set up on the right side of the southern entrance to the central shrine of the Kallesvara temple at Bagali, Harapanahalli Taluk, Bellary District.

This is dated in the cyclic year Hemalambi, Jyeshtha, ba. 8, Budhavara, which is not verifiable.  The Mahajanas of Baguli are stated to have granted some land free of taxes to a certain Chika-Gauda.

No. 711.

(A.R. No. 30 of 1904.)

On the Mandapa in front of the Kallesvara temple at Ambali, Kudligi Taluk, Same District.

This is dated the cyclic year Paridhavi, Asvayuja (not verifiable).  It registers the grant of 400 kambas of land at Kogali for the service of the god Kalideva in Ammele by the Kadamba chief Jagadala-Pandya.  The whole of the record is in Kannada verse.

No. 712.

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

On a slab set up on the west side of the ruined shrine close to the mandapa in the Kallesvara temple at Bagali, Harapanahalli Taluk same District.

This is dated Saka 1131, Sukla, Chaitra, Paurnamase, Brihaspativara, corresponding to A.D. 1209 March 11, Thursday.  It records the consecration of the god Suparnavegamritesvaradeva and the grant of some wet land for the service of the god by Suparnavegamrita-Pattavardhana-Dikshita-Somayajya as well as the consecration of the god Mallikarjunadeva and the grant of some land for the service of this god by a certain Chamanna, son of Hayanna.

No. 713.

(A.R. No. 709 of 1922.)

On the Eastern wall of the Vitthalasvami temple at Hampi, Hospet Taluk, Bellary District.

This is not dated.  It records the sadaseve of Timmarasa, Chennarasayya and Divakarayya.

No. 714.

(A.R. No. 718 of 1917.)

ON THE SOUTH WALL OF THE SANKARESVARASVAMI TEMPLE AT AGALI, MADAKASIRA TALUK, ANANTAPUR DISTRICT.

This is not dated.  It records that Kachapodeya bestowed the talavarike of the village Agali on Talavara Dodda, son of Hulikunte-Chandanayaka.

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