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 - II 

DYNASTIES OF VIJAYANAGARA

No. 484.

(A.R. No. 724 of 1922.)

On two pieces of a broken slab set up in front of the Hanumantaraya temple at Hampedevanahalli, Hospet taluk, bellary district.

This is dated Saka 1433, Prajapati, Chaitra, su. 13, Budhavara corresponding to A.D. 1511 March 12 Wednesday, in the reign of Krishnaraya-Maharaya.  It records the gift of the village Hampadevahalli, surnamed Krishnarayapura, in Nari-sime to various Brahmans (named), in the presence of the god Virupakshadeva on the bank of the Tungabhadra river.  It refers to a copper-plate grant issued in this connection.

No. 485.

(A.R. No. 742 of 1916.)

On a slab set up near the Narasimhasvami temple at Uppadihalli, Madakasira taluk, Anantapur district.

This is dated Saka 1434, Angira, Vaisakha, su. 15, corresponding to A.D. 1512 April 30 Friday (not verifiable), in the reign of Krishnadevaaya-Maharaya.  It records that Ellaya, a servant of the king made a gift of the village Upudihalli, situated in Rodda-nadu, a district of Maratur-sime, for the service of the god Ahobala-Narasimha at Hiriya-Dhalivata.  The gift was made for the merit of the king.

No. 486.

(A.R. No. 96 of 1913.)

On a pillar lying in the outer prakara of the Mallikarjuna temple at Kambauru, Kalyandrug taluk, Anantapur district.

This is dated Saka 1434, Angirasa, Kartika, su. 12, corresponding to A.D. 1512 October 23 Friday (not verifiable), in the reign of Krishnaraya-Maharaya.  It records that Rayasada Kondamarasayya made a gift of land in Kambhaduru situated in Kundurupe-sime for the service of the god Mallikarjuna of the village.  The gift was made for the merit of the king.

No. 487.

(A.R. No. 180 of 1922.)

On the west wall of the third prakara of the Kalahastisvara temple at Kalahasti, Chandragiri taluk, Chittoor district.

This is dated Saka 1434, Angirasa, Phalguna, su. 5, corresponding to A.D. 1513 February 10, Thursday (not verifiable).  It records that Krishnaraya-Maharaya made a gift of pearl necklaces with a gold-string and precious stones, together with gold and silver plates, for arati to the god Kalahastisvara at Kalahasti.

No. 488.

(A.R. No. 181 of 1924.)

On the west wall of the third prakara of the Kalahastisvara temple at Kalahasti, Chandragiri taluk, Chittoor district.

This is dated Saka 1434, Angirasa, Phalguna, su. 5, corresponding to A.D. 1513 February 10 Thursday (not verifiable), in the reign of Krishnadeva-Maharaya.  It records that the king made a gift of a pearl neck-lace and a neck-lace of precious stones, a gold cup inlaid with precious stones, giriy-arati inlaid with precious stones., a gold plate and 25 silver plates for arati, to the god Kalahastisvara.  The inscription is written in Nagari characters.

No. 489.

(A.R. No. 151 of 1924.)

On the north gopura of the same temple.

This is damaged and dated Saka 1435, Srimukha (=A.D. 1513-14), in the reign of Krishnadeva-Maharaya.  It records the gift made by the king of a golden prabhavali set with precious stones and the grant of some villages for the service of the god Kalahastisvara.  The gift was made for the merit of his parents.  The inscription gives the genealogy of the Tuluva dynasty down to Krishnaraya in Sanskrit.

No. 490.

(A.R. No. 687 of 1922.)

On a slab lying in the garden of Kranam Narayana Rao at Mudlapuram, near Hospet, Hospet taluk, Bellary district.

This is dated Saka 1435, Srimukha, Chaitra, su. 5, corresponding to A.D. 1513 March 12 Saturday  (not verifiable), in the reign of Krishnaraya-Maharaya.  It records the grant of the village Virupapura in Hosaura-magani made by the king in the cyclic year Angirasa on Phalguna ba. 30 Somavara, Suryagrahana corresponding to A.D. 1512 March 7 Monday, for offerings to the god Vitthaladeva, car-festivals, daily, fortnightly, monthly and yearly festivals.  The gift was made for the merit of his father Narasanna-Nayaka-Vodeya and his mother Nagajidevi-Amma.

No. 491.

(A.R. No. 500 of 1907.)

On a slab discovered in the under-ground temple of Prasanna-Virupaksha at Hampi, Hospet taluk, Bellary district.

This is damaged and dated Saka 1435, Srimukha, Chaitra, su. 5, corresponding to A.D. 1513 March 12 Saturday (not verifiable), in the reign of Krishnaraya-Maharaya.  It records that the king made a gift of certain villages (named), together with two gardens for the service of the god Prasanna-Virupakshadeva.  The gift was made for the merit of his father, Narasanna-Nayaka, and mother Nagaji-Amma.

No. 492.

(A.R. No. 161 of 1924.)

On the west wall of the third prakara of the Kalahastisvara temple at Kalahasti, Chandragiri taluk, Chittoor district.

This is dated Saka 1435, Srimukha, Jyeshtha, su. 7, Saumyavara corresponding to A.D. 1513 May 11 Wednesday, in the reign of Krishnaraya-Maharaya.  It records a gift of a pendant (padaka) consisting of various precious stones presented by the king to the god Kalahastisvara.

No. 493.

(A.R. No. 714 of 1922.)

On both sides of the souther entrance of the temple of Virupaksha at Hampi, Hospet taluk, Bellary district.

This is dated Saka 1435, Srimukha, Ashadha, su. 5, corresponding to A.D. 1513 June 8 Wednesday (not verifiable), in the reign of Krishnadevaraya-Maharaya.  It records the grant of some villages (named) and of the gift of gold vessels and plates by the kin for the service of the god Virupakshadeva.  The gift is stated to have been made on the occasion of a solar eclipse for his own well-being as well as for the merit of his father Narasana-Nayaka and his mother Nagaji-Amma.

No. 494.

(A.R. No. 309 of 1905.)

On a pillar within the antarala-mandapa of the Channakesavasvami temple at Pushpagiri, Cuddappah taluk, Cuddappah district.

This is dated Saka 1436, Bhava, Chaitra, su. 1, Somavara corresponding to A.D. 1514 March 27, Monday, in the reign of Krishnaraya-Maharaya.  It records that the king made a gift of the village China-Mamchupalli in Charnnura-sime, a subdivision of Mulikinada-sime for the service and offerings of the god Channakesava of Pushpagiri.

No. 495.

(A.R. No. 330 of 1905.)

On a slab lying in front of the Anjaneya temple at Chinamasapalle, Cuddapah taluk, same district.

This is dated Saka 1436, Bhava, Chaitra, su. 1, Somavara corresponding to A.D. 1514 March 27 Monday, in the reign of Krishnaraya-Maharaya.  It records that the king made a gift of the village Chika-Manchupalli in Chenuri-sime a sub-division of Mulukinadu-sime, for the service of the god Channakesavadeva at Pushpagiri.

No. 496.

(A.R. No. 385 of 1904.)

On two faces of a pillar set up in the Ramalingesvara temple at Ramesvara, near Proddatur, proddaturu taluk, same district.

This is dated Saka 1436, Bhava, Chaitra, su. 1, So[mavara] corresponding to A.D.  1514 March 27 Monday.   It records that king Krishnaraya-Maharaya made a gift of the village Payindale  in Chernura-sime for the service of the god Ramayadeva at Maha-Ramesvara in Ghandikoteya-sime.

No. 497.

(A.R. No. 196 of 1918.)

On a slab set up near the Maramma temple at Tagarapuram, Kollegal taluk, Coimbatore district.

This is dated Saka 1437, Bhava, Chaitra, ba. 5, Sukravara corresponding to A.D. 1514 April 14 Friday, in the reign of the Vijayanagara king Krishna-Dharma-Mahadhiraya (Krishnadeva-Maharaya).  It records the grant of the village Tagavuru to Somayyadeva-Vodeya, son of Balodeya of Moguru, by Saluva Govindaraja, made with the consent of his elder brother, the Mahapradhana Saluva Timmarasa, under the orders of the king.  The king is stated to be the son of Narasimha-Dharma-Maharaja.  The donee’s grandfather Somesvaracharya, also called Mallikarjuna, was the guru of Vira-Rudra of Orungal.

No. 498.

(A.R. No. 558 of 1915.)

On a pillar in the Kesvarasvami temple at Cheruvu-Belagallu, Kurnool taluk, Kurnool.

This is damaged and dated Saka [143]6, Bhava, Vaisakha, su. 15, corresponding to A.D. 1514 May 8 Monday  (not verifiable), in the reign of the Vijayanagara king Krishnaraya-Maharaya.  It records that Karanam Basavarasa, son of Somarasa of Tirapatur who belonged to the Gautama-gotra and Asvalayana-sutra, made a gift of a plot of land in Keriya-Kelugallu  in the division of Adavani-durga, to the actor of Nagayya, whose father Chagaya had become famous in the drama called Tayikundanataka and to the actress Patri, daughter of the Nattuva Timmayya of Potavara.  The gift was made in the presence of the god Jalasingadeva for the merit of the king.

No. 499.

(A.R. No. 513 of 1919.)

On the base of the east, south and west verandahs round the ‘rock’, Arulala-Perumal temple, Little Conjeeveram, Conjeeveram taluk, Chingleput district.

This is dated Saka 1436, Bhava, Ashadha, su. 10, Budhavara Uttara-nakshatra.  The date is irregular.  In Bhava = Saka 1436, Ashadha su. 10 was neither a Wednesday nor  was the nakshatra Uttara current on that day.  The record refers itself to the reign of the Vijayanagara king Krishnaraya-Maharaya.  It gives in Sanskrit verse the genealogy of the king and records that for the merit of himself his father, Narasana-Nayaka, and his mother, Nagaladevi-Amma, the king had the Punyakoti-vimana of the god Varadarajadeva gilt with pure gold.

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