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. 580.

(A.R. No. 576 of 1912.)

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

This is dated Saka 1459, Hemalambi, Ashadha, su. 12, Somavara corresponding to A.D. 1537 June 20, Wednesday, not Monday, in the reign of Achyutadeva-Maharaya.  It records that Achyutaraya-Mallapanna purchased from Timmapa, son of Bhandarada Apparasa of Bharadvaja-gotra, Katyayana-sutra and Suklayajus-sakha and manya village, Nandicherla, and presented it for the service of the god Viresa.  This village, surnamed Virupaksharayapura,  is stated to have been granted as a manya to Timmappa’s grandfather Viramarasa by Virupakshadeva-Maharaya in Saka 1389, Sarvajit, Pushya, su. 2, Somavara corresponding to A.D. 1467 December 28 Monday.  The sale price was fixed by the Madhyasthas.  The record is damaged at the end.

No. 581.

(A.R. No. 781 of 1917.)

On a boulder to the west of the village Chautakuntapalli, same taluk and district.

This is dated Saka 1459, Hemalambi, Asvayuja, su. 11, corresponding to A.D. 1537 September 15, Saturday  (not verifiable), in the reign of Achyutadeva-Maharaya.  It states that a copper-plate grant was issued recording the gift of Kanchakarahalli for the service of the gods Papavinasa, Viresa and Ranganatha at lepakshi by Virapannaya, son of Nandi-Lakkisetti.

No. 582.

(A.R. No. 577 of 1912.)

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

This is dated Saka 1459, Hemalambi, Asvija, ba. 5, Somavara, corresponding to A.D. 1537 September 23, Sunday, not Monday, in the reign of Achyutadeva-Maharaya.  It records that penugonde Virappanna purchased from certain Brahmans some vrittis in the village of Kalanuru, surnamed Triyambaka-Narayanapura, and presented them for the service of the god Viresvara of Lepakshi.

No. 583.

(A.R. No. 68 of 1912.)

On the southern wall of the prakara of the Lakshmidevi temple at Gorrepalli, same taluk and district.

This is dated Saka 1460, Vilambi, Chaitra, su. 5, Mangalavara, corresponding to A.D. 1538 March 5, Tuesday, in the reign of Achyutadeva-Maharaya.  It records that Virana-Nayaka, brother of Penugone Virapannayya, son of Nandi-Lakkisetti, constructed a canal called Nutana-Tungabhadra from a spring to the north of the village Modaya, surnamed Achyutarayapura which had been granted by the king for the service of the gods Viresvara, Papavinasadeva and Raghavesvara, and made a gift of the land under the new canal for the service of the goddess Mahalakshmidevi at Haruhe-Lakkhanapura.

No. 584.

(A.R. No. 70 of 1912.)

On the south wall of the prakara of the same temple.

This is dated Saka 1460, Vilambi, Chaitra, su. 15, Sthiravara, corresponding to A.D. 1538, March 15, Friday (not Saturday), in the reign of Achyutadeva-Maharaya.  It records that Virana-Nayaka, brother of Penugonde Virapanna-Nayaka, got a gift made of the toll and other revenue raised in the fair held on every Friday at Lakkhanapura  by the Settis and Pattanasvamis, for the service of the goddess Mahalakshmidevi of Haruhe-Lakkhanapura.

No. 585.

(A.R. No. 71 of 1912.)

On the same wall.

This is of the same date and reign as No. 584 above.  It enumerates the various buildings and shrines erected in the temple of Mahalakshmidevi at Haruhe-Lakkhanapura by the brothers Virapanna and Virana-Nayaka of Penugonde.

No. 586.

(A.R. No. 2 of 1904.)

On the right side of the eastern gopura of the Vitthalasvami temple at Hampi, Hospet taluk, Bellary district.

This is damaged and dated Saka, 1459, Vilambi, Adhika-Jyeshtha, su. 15, Somavara corresponding to A.D. 1538 May 13, Monday.  It records that, in the reign of Achyutadeva-Maharaya, Hiriya Timmappa-Nayaka, son of Udhiya Timappa-Nayaka, gave a sum of gold coins for putting up pinnacles on the eastern gopura of the Vitthaladeva temple.

No. 587.

(A.R. No. 88 of 1912.)

On the wall of the verandah round the Virabhadra temple at Lepakshi, Hindupur taluk, Anantapur district.

This is dated Saka 1460, Vilambi, Sravana, ba. 10, So[mavara] corresponding to A.D. 1538 August 19, Monday in the reign of Achyutadeva-Maharaya.  It records that penugonde Virapannayya made a gift of the village Chikkanandichervu, surnamed Devarayapura, which he purchased from certain Brahmans (named), for the service of the god Virabhadra of Lepakshi.  The village is stated to have been granted as a sarvamanya to an ancestor of these Brahmans by Praudha-Deva-Maharaya.

No. 588.

(A.R. No. 89 of 1912.)

In the same place.

This is of the same date and reign as No. 587.  It records that Penugonde Virapannayya purchased from certain Brahmans (named) half of the village Sadasivapura, surnamed Devarayapura for varahas 108 and made a gift of it for the service of the god Virabhadra of Lepakshi.  The village is stated to have been granted to Devara Somayaji by king Praudha-Deva-Maharaya.

No. 589.

(A.R. No. 704 of 1922.)

On the north gopura of the Vitthalasvami temple at Hampi, Hospet  taluk, Bellary district.

This is dated Saka 1460, Vilambi, Bhadrapada, ba. 10, corresponding to A.D. 1538 September 18, Wednesday (not verifiable), in the reign of Achyutaraya-Maharaya.  It records that Raghavappa-Nayaka, son of Uddi Timmappa-Nayaka, and brother of Chapparada Timmappa-Nayaka put up a pinnacle on the north gopura of the temple of Vithaladeva.

No. 590.

(A.R. No. 90 of 1912.)

On the wall of the verandah round the Virabhadra temple at Lepakshi, Hindupur taluk, Anantapur district.

This is dated Saka 1460, Vilambi, Margasira, ba. 3, so[mavara] corresponding to A.D. 1538 December 8, Sunday (not Monday), in the reign of Achyutadeva-Maharaya.  It records that Penugonde Virapannayya along with his brother Virana purchased some vritti lands from certain Brahmans and made a gift of them for the service of the god Viresvara of Lapakshi.  The vrittis are stated to have been situated in Nagaragere, surnamed Krishnarayasamudra, which was situated in Tumbekalla-sthal in Rodda-nadu, a sub-division of Penugonde-rajya.

No. 591.

(A.R. No. 794 of 1917.)

On the wall of the verandah round the Virabhadra temple at Lepakshi, Hindupur taluk, Anantapur district.

This is damaged and dated Saka 1459, Vilambi, Magha, su. 2, Bu[dhavara] corresponding to A.D. 1539 January 22, Wednesday, in the reign of Achyutaraya-Maharaya.  It records that Chikka-Narasappayya, aliya (son-in-law) of Ananta-Ayya, repaired the tank at Budali and, purchasing some land under the same tank, made a gift of it for the service of the god Kesavadeva of the village, consecrated at the time of Narasana-Nayaka.

No. 592.

(A.R. No. 22 of 1910.)

On a slab set up to the east of the Basavesvara temple at Kunthuru, Kollegal taluk, Coimbatore district.

The record is damaged and dated Saka 14[61], . . . . . .Sravana, su. 2, Guruvara, corresponding to A.D. 1539 July 17 Thursday in the reign of Achyuta-Maharaya.  It records the gift of certain incomes from the village Kunturu belonging to Salura-Namjeyadeva made by Ramabhattayya,an officer of the king.  The gift was made for his own merit in the presence of the god Virupakshadeva at Pampakshetra..

No. 593.

(A.R. No. 302 of 1925.)

On a slab planted near the tank-bund of Chikkakeriyaginahalli, Kudiligi taluk, Bellary district.

This is dated Saka 1461, Vikari, Bhadrapada, su. 12, corresponding to A.D. 1539 August 26, Tuesday  (not verifiable), in the reign of Achyutaraya.  It records the construction of the tank Hiriya-Lakkasamudra by Bayakara Ramappayya in the name of his mother Hiriya-Lakkarasamma.  It states that Ramaya, who was the son of Pedda-Timmaya and Lakkambika, and grandson of Rama-mantri and Telegamamba and great grandson of Bhavaya-mantri, who was the son of Singaya, was the chief of Kondavidu division.  He constructed the agraharas, Timmapura, Chinna-Timmapura and Mangimavinahalli, and constructing a number of temples in Pedda-Timmapura, set up the gods Gopinatha, Bachesvara, Krishnesa, Ammesa, Mallikarjuna, Virabhadra and Visvanatha.  He made a grant of the village Holagundi for the service of these gods.  Having constructed Achytammapura after the name of his daughter, Achyutamma, he set up the god Krishna in the temple of his own construction there ; he also caused the construction of the tanks, Achyutammasamudra, Bachasamudra, Ramasamudra, Akkasamudra, Venkatendrasamudra, Pina-Lakkasamudra, Lingalayatataka, Venkatayyatataka, Peda-Timmasamudra and China-Bachasamudra ; thus he constructed on the whole sixteen tanks.  He is also stated to have written a work on music.  His uncles were Timma-mantri, Surindra, Bhaskara-Chamupati and Bhavaya, all holding high offices under the king.  The latter portion describing his charities is written in Sanskrit language.

No. 594.

(A.R. No. 308 of 1925.)

On a slab lying by the side of the wall of the Garbhagriha of the Siddhesvara temple at Ujjini, same taluk and district.

This is damaged and dated Saka, 1461, Vikriti, Bhadrapada, su. 12, Mangalavara, corresponding to A.D. 1539 August 26, Tuesday.  It records the gift of anandanidhi made by king Achyutaraya-Maharaya.

No. 595.

(A.R. No. 695 of 1922.)

On the east wall of the mandapa in the Pattabhirama temple at Kamalapuram, Hospet taluk, Bellary district.

This is damaged and dated Saka 1461, Vikari, Pushya, su. 1, corresponding to A.D. 1539 December 11 Thursday (not verifiable), in the reign of Achyutadeva-Maharaya.  It records that Achyutaraya-Mallapanna made a gift of the toll-revenue on garden produce amounting to varahas 1050 in Doravadi-Somalapura, a manya village belonging to the god Raghnathadeva in Vardadevi-Ammana-pattana, for the service of the god.

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