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. 532.

(A.R. No. 200 of 1910.)

On slab set up in front of the Ankalamma temple at Adhamankottai, Dharmapuri taluk, Salem district.

This incomplete record is dated Saka 1452, Vikriti, Bhadrapada, su. 5, corresponding to A.D. 1530 August 27, Saturday or 28 Sunday (not verifiable), in the reign of Immadi Achyutadevaraya-Maharaya.  It records a gift of the toll-revenue raised in the fair held in the presence of the god Bhairavadeva, for the service of the same god by Kamiyappa-Nayaka, son of Bommiyappa-Nayaka, by reviving the fair.

No. 533.

(A.R. No. 22 of 1904.)

On a rock east of the Traveler’s Bungalow on the Bellary road, at Kamalapuram, Hospet taluk, Bellary district.

This is damaged and dated Saka 1453, Khara, Chaitra, su. 15, Sthiravara corresponding to A.D. 1531 April 1, Saturday.  It refers itself to the reign of Achyutaraya-Maharaya and records that Saluva-Danayaka made a gift of land for burning a perpetual lamp before the god Narasimhadeva in Kondamarasayana-Palya.  The writer was Timmapa, son of Lingarasa of Cheratimangala.

No. 534.

(A.R. No. 3 of 1904.)

On the south base of thecentral shrine of Vitthalasvami temple at Hampi, same taluk and district.

This is damaged and dated Saka 1453, Khara, Jyeshtha, su. 15,  corresponding to A.D. 1531 May 30, Tuesday  (not verifiable), in the reign of Achyutaraya-Maharaya.  It records that a village was granted by the king for offerings to the god Vitthaladeva.

No. 535.

(A.R. No. 579 of 1912.)

On the rocky floor of the second prakara of the Virabhadra temple at Lepakshi, Hindupur taluk, Anantapur district.

This is damaged and dated Saka 1453, Khara, Sravana, ba. 8, corresponding to A.D. 1531 August 6, Sunday  (not verifiable), in the reign of Achyuta.  After giving the genealogy of the Vijayanagara kings in Sanskrit verses it records that at the request of Virapanna, son of Nandi-Lakkisetti and Muddamamba, the king made a gift of the village Chelavindla, surnamed Achyutendrapura,  in the presence of the god Virupaksha on the bank of the Tungabhadra, for the service of the gods Virabhadra, Raghunatha and Papavinasa of Lepakshi.

No. 535.

(A.R. No. 785 of 1917.)

On a rock in the Gavi-Rangasvami hill at Chalivendla, same taluk and district.

This is a copy of No. 579 of 1912 above.  The only difference is the marginal note added to the inscription at the right top-corner, which states that Virapanna was the Talavara of the Vijayanagara city.

No. 537.

(A.R. No. 578 of 1912.)

On the rocky floor at the foot of the east wall of the second prakara of the Virabhadra temple at Lepakshi, same taluk and district.

This is dated the cyclic year Khara, Sravana, ba. 12 in the reign of the Vijayanagara king Achyutaraya-Maharaya, corresponding to A.D. 1531 August 9, Tuesday (not verifiable).   It records the royal order to the Gaudas of Cheluvindla stating that the king made a gift of the village Cheluvindla surnamed Komara-Venkatadriyapura  to the god Papavinasana and Ganapatihalli to Virapanna of Penugonda and that the ownership of both the villages was given to the latter.

No. 538.

(A.R. No. 786 of 1917.)

On a rock on the Gavi-Rangasvami hill at Chalivendla, same taluk and district.

This is a copy of No. 537 above, but it does not mention the village Ganapatihalli.

No. 539.

(A.R. No. 679 of 1922.)

On a slab set up near the temple of Sannakki-Virabhadra at Hospet, Hospet taluk, Bellary district.

This is dated Saka 1453, Khara, Asvija, su. 1, corresponding to A.D. 1531 September 11 Monday  (not verifiable), in the reign of Achyutadeva-Maharaya.  It records that Kampadevarasa-Anna and the Nanadesa merchants agreed to pay at the rate of one kasu per load of paddy and panas 2 on every marriage for the service of the god Gauresvara at Tirumaladevi-ammana-pattana.

No. 540.

(A.R. No. 424-A of 1928.)

On a slab set up on the building site north of the Doddakerekatte at Basrur, Coondapur taluk, South Kanara district.

This is dated the cyclic year Khara, Margasira, su. 1, Guruvara, corresponding to A.D. 1531 November 9, Thursday.  It records that Sadanandasetti and Devusetti made gifts of land and money for the service of the god Mahadeva, consecrated by the former and for feeding Brahmans and Sumangalis in the temple, and for the worship of the goddess Durgadevi during the Navaratri festival.  This date falls in the reign of Achyutaraya.

No. 541.

(A.R. No. 360 of 1920.)

On a slab lying near the Anjaneya temple at Medimakulapalli, Gooty taluk, Anantapur district.

This is mutilated record is dated Saka 1452, Khara, Margasira, ba. 5, corresponding to A.D. 1531 November 28, Tuesday (not verifiable).  It refers itself to the reign of Achyutadeva-Maharaya.

No. 542.

(A.R. No. 690 of 1919.)

On a slab set up in the Bhogesvara temple at Chippagiri, Alur taluk, Bellary district.

This is damaged and dated the cyclic year Khara, Pushya, ba. 6, Sukravara, Sun in Makara corresponding to A.D. 1531 December 29, Friday.  It states that Kondabhupa made a grant of land to the temple of Bhogesvara.  It also registers another gift to the same god by Chikka-Timmappayya with the permission of the king, Achyutadeva-Maharaya.

No. 543.

(A.R. No. 8 of 1904.)

On the west base of the central shrine of the Vitthalasvami temple at Hampi, Hospet taluk, same district.

This is damaged and dated Saka 1453, Khara, Magha ba. 10 corresponding  to A.D. 1532, January 31, Wednesday  (not verifiable), in the reign of Achyutaraya-Maharaya.  It records the gift of the villages (1) Hepe, (2) Cheluvanahalu and (3) Aneganahalu for offerings to the god Vitthaladeva made by Talapaka Tirumalayya of Bharadvaja-gotra, Asvalayana-sutra and Rik-sakha.

No. 544.

(A.R. No. 387 of 1920.)

On a slab set up in the Anjaneyasvami temple at Gadekallu, Gooty taluk, Anantapur district.

This is dated Saka 1453, Khara, Magha, ba. 14, Sivaratre corresponding to A.D. 1532 February 3, Monday (not verifiable), in the reign of Achyutaraya-Maharaya. It records that Lakumisetti, son of Muttina Lakumisetti, the officer in charge of the vajra-bhandara at Karuru in the Uruvakonde-sime which was granted to Yallapanna by the king made a gift of land in the village Gadekallu to Konda-Jyosya, son of Purushottama-Bhatta of Polaki, and also some other land in the same village to Bhusi-Bhatta, son of Kantrike Siri-Bhatta.

No. 545.

(A.R. No. 175 of 1910.)

On a slab lying in the centre of the village Eraganahalli, Gopichettipalaiyam taluk, Coimbatore district.

This is a little damaged and dated Saka 1454, Nandana, Jyeshtha, su. [5, Guruvara], corresponding to A.D. 1532 May 9, Thursday, in the reign of Achyutaraya-Maharaya.  It records that, under the orders of Kanikeya Kampadevarasanna and in the presence of Benneya, the Sthanikas of eight villages and Parapatyagara Kondappayya, Senabova Gummatayya and the Gaudas of the Badakonga-nadu, the apportionment of some plots of land in Eraganahalli was made among Bhogananjayya, son of Nanjeyadeva, Annadani-Vodeya, son of Parata-Vodeya of the feeding-house of the Jangamas, and Devanna-Ayya, son of Lingappayya of the feeding-house of the Brahmans.

No. 546.

(A.R. No. 178 of 1910.)

On a second slab set up near the pond west of the same village.

This is damaged and is of the same date and reign as A.R. No. 175 of 1910, above.  It specifies the plots of land which were given to Annadani-Vodeya in charge of the Jangama-satra.

No. 547.

(A.R. No. 541 of 1919.)

On the south wall of the second prakara of the Arulala-Perumal temple at Little Conjeevaram, Conjeevaram taluk, Chingleput district.

This is dated Saka 1454, Nandana, Jyestha, ba. 12 Guruvara, corresponding to A.D. 1532 May 30 Thursday, f.d.t. 66, in the reign of Achyutaraya-Maharaya.  After enumerating the king’s conquests, it states that the king, queen Varadadevi-Amma and prince Venkatadri performed the ceremony of tula-purusha and granted jewels and seventeen villages (named) to the god Varadarajadeva.

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