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. 612.

(A.R. No. 38 of 1917.)

On a stone set up near the Virabhadra temple at Amarapuram, Madaksira taluk, Anantapur district.

This is damaged and dated Saka 1466, Krodhi, Kartika, su. 1[0], Somavara corresponding to A.D. 1544 November 10, Monday, in the reign of Sadasivadeva-Maharaya.  It records that the Mahamandalesvara Ramarajaya-Vithalesvaradeva-Maha-arasu granted exemption from such taxes as tere, kanike and bitti to the barbers.  Kondoja is mentioned.

No. 613.

(A.R. No. 770 of 1917.)

On a slab set up in front of the Anjaneya temple at Pulamiti, Hindupur taluk, same district.

This is damaged and dated Saka 1466, Krodhi, Kartika, su. 10, corresponding to A.D. 1544 November 10, Monday (not verifiable), in the reign of Sadasivaraya-Maharaya.  It records that Ramaraja-Arasu granted exemption from taxes such as terige and kanike to the barbers, under the orders of the king.

No. 614.

(A.R. No. 98 of 1927.)

On a slab set up outside the temple of Virabhadra at Narasapuram, Kalayanadrug taluk, same district.

This is damaged and dated Saka 1467, Krodhi, Pushya, su. 1[0] corresponding to A.D. 1544 December 23, Tuesday  (not verifiable), in the reign of Sadasivadeva-Maharaya.  It records the exemption from taxes granted under the orders of Ramarajayya to the barbers of Narasapura by the Mahanayankacharya Kondama Nayaka of Kundurpe.

No. 615.

(A.R. No. 723 of 1919.)

On a slab set up near the Potappan temple at Kurukundi, Alur taluk, Bellary district.

This is dated Saka 1466, Krodhi, Magha, ba. 11 corresponding to A.D. 1545 February 7, Saturday (not verifiable), in the reign of Sadasivaraya.  It records that the king issued orders exempting the barbers of Kurukundi from bitti, birada and other taxes.  Kondoja and Bharmoja, the son of Timmoja of Kandanavolu are stated to have been instrumental in getting the exemption.

No. 616.

(A.R. No. 12 of 1904.)

On the south base of the mandapa in front of the central shrine of the Vitthalasvami temple at Hampi, Hospet taluk, same district.

This is dated Saka 1466, Krodhi, Phalguna, su. 1 corresponding to A.D. 1545 February 12, Thursday (not verifiable), in the reign of Sadasivadevaraya-Maharaya.  It records that Koneti-Timmaraja, son of Kondaraja, made a gift of the toll-revenue raised in Ravudur  for offerings to the god Vitthaladeva on the day of Rathasaptami.  The gift was made for the merit of Kondaraja.

No. 617.

(A.R. No. 456 of 1923.)

On a slab set up before the gopura of the Svayambhudeva temple at Kanekkal, same taluk and district.

This is damaged and dated Saka 1467, Visvavasu, [Jye]stha, su. 11, Sukravara corresponding to A.D. 1545 May 22, Friday.  The name of the king is lost.  It mentions Timmaraja, Timmanna, Mudana, and Basavaraja, the gods Virabhadradeva, Ramadeva and Ranganathadeva and the village Kaneyakallu.

No. 618.

(A.R. No. 63 of 1904.)

On the south wall of the ruined temple at Halugode near Kurugodu, Bellary taluk, same district.

This is dated Saka 1467, Visvavasu, Pushya, ba. 10, Somavara corresponding to A.D. 1545 December 28, Monday, in the reign of Sadasivaraya-Maharaya.  It records that Ramarajaya, elder brother of Aliya Lingarajadeva,  and the grandson of the Mahamandalesvara Kotagara Ramaraja-Vodeya, made a grant of land for the service of the god Jinnadeva in the basti at Kurigodu.  The gift was made for the merit of his father Mallaraja-vodeya, with the consent of the Gauda, Senabova and the Pattanasvamis.  It also records that in Phalguna su. 8, Somavara of the same year corresponding to A.D. 1546, February 8, Monday, Gomisetti son of Suriyappasetti of the Mula-sangha and Balatkara-gana repaired, along with Padmarasa-Pandita, the same temple.

No. 619.

(A.R. No. 437 of 1923.)

On a slab set up before the temple of Hanuman at Baginayakanahalli, Rayadrug taluk, same district.

This is damaged and dated Saka ………Parabhava, Chaitra, su. 10, corresponding to A.D. 1546 March 12 Friday (not verifiable), in the reign of Sadasivadeva-Maharaya.  It records that Virana-Nayaka, the agent to the Mahamandalesvara Ramaraja-Vithalayadeva-Maha-arasu, made akattu-manya grant of some fields to five persons for constructing the ruined tank in Bagina[yakanahalli].

No. 620.

(A.R. No. 394 of 1927.)

On a slab lying in a house-site to the south of Halavanakere at Basrur, Coonadapur taluk, South Kanara district.

This is dated Saka 1468, Parabhava, Kartika, su, 1 corresponding to A.D. 1546 October 25, Monday (not verifiable), in the reign of Sadasiva-Maharaya.  It records that, when Achcha-Vodeya was ruling over Barakura-rajya under the orders of the king, Santana-Sankaralingasetti had built a charity-house and granted certain lands and a tank for the worship of the god Vithaladeva and when in the course of time the charity-house had fallen down, Kuppanasetti-Udare-Surisetti got it restored and endowed it with land and money.  It also registers other grants made by some others for properly conducting the same charity.

No. 621.

(A.R. No. 373 of 1927.)

On a slab set up on the west side of the Volaga-Mandapa in the Kotesvara temple at Kotesvara, same taluk and district.

This is dated Saka 1469, Parabhava, Kartika, su. 15, corresponding to A.D. 1546 November 7, Sunday (not verifiable), in the reign of Sadasivadeva-Maharaya.  It records that the king had appointed Venkatadriraja-Maharaya-arasu to govern the Barakura-rajya and that the latter placed Achchapa-Vodeya in charge of the same.  Achchapa-Vodeya is stated to have made a gift of varahas 50 for the service of the god Kotesvara.  The gift was made for the prosperity and long life of the king and for the merit of Ramaraja-Venkatadriraja-Maha-arasu.

The second part records that in Virodhikrit, Vaisakha, su. 5, corresponding to A.D. 1551 April 11, Saturday, Ekadalakhana-Vodeya ruling under the orders of Venkatadriraja over Barakura-rajya made a gift of varahas 35 for performing the rite of purification of the temple of Kotesvara.  The gift was made for the well-being of Venkatadriraja.  The purification was needed to remove the pollution caused by the death of Brahmans and Sudras and the killing of cows in a religious feud on the occasion of Tudiyahabba, on account of which the door of the temple had been closed and the worship of the god discontinued for some time.

No. 622.

(A.R. No. 106 of 1904.)

On a slab set up at the entrance to the Virabhadra temple at Bagali, Harapanahalli taluk, Bellary district.

This is dated Saka 1468, Plavanga, Jyeshtha, su. 11, Budhavara.  In the cyclic year Plavanga corresponding to Saka 1469 expired, the details cited give the equivalent A.D. 1547 May 30 Monday, not Wednesday.   The inscription refers itself to the reign of  Sadasiva-Maharaya ruling at Vidyanagara and records that Timmoja, Kondoja, Bhadroja and other barbers in the service of the crown were exempted from kanike, kaddaya, bitti, birada and other taxes.  It also registers a similar exemption granted to the barbers to Baguli in Kottura-sime.

No. 623.

(A.R. No. 733 of 1922.)

On a stone set up in the compound of the ruined Mallikarjunasvami temple at Ananatapuram, Hospet taluk, same district.

This is dated Saka 1468, Plavanga, Ashadha, ba. 3, corresponding to A.D. 1547 July 5, Tuesday (not verifiable), in the reign of Sadasivadeva-Maharaya.  It records that Harapanna and other inhabitants of the village of Ananatapura in Avinamadu-sime, a district of Penugonde-rajya restored the dilapidated temple of the god Mallikarjunadeva in the village and that when a certain Timmadasari, son of Kammara Timmadasari, claimed that the temple was his own, the people of the village, with Srinivasacharya at their head, paid a certain sum to the claimant and made the temple a common property of the village.

No. 624.

(A.R. No. 384 of 1920.)

On a stone set up near the well at Kasavapuram, Gooty taluk, Anantapur district.

This is dated Saka 1469, Plavanga, Bhadrapada, su. 15, Mam[galavara], corresponding to A.D. 1547 August 30, Tuesday, in the reign of Sadasivadeva-Maharaya.  It records that at the request of the sons of Puli Appana-Bove of Kasavapura, which had been granted by Koneti-Timmarajayya, son of Ramaraja-kondaraja, as an umbali to Dalavayi yallappa-Nayaka, the latter abolished bitti, birada and other cesses levied from the fishermen.  The capture of cocks and pigs was also prohibited.  The gift was made for the merit of Koneti-Timmarajayya.

No. 625.

(A.R. No. 390 of 1920.)

On a stone built into the outer wall of the Obalesvara temple at Gadekallu, same taluk and district.

This is dated the cyclic year Plavanga, Bhadrapada, ba. 13,  in the reign of Sadasivaraya-Maharaya, corresponding to A.D. 1547 September 11, Sunday (not verifiable).  It records that Appalaraja-Ayya issued orders to the Gauda and Senabovas of Urvakondeya-sime exempting the barbers of certain classes of villages in the above locality from kanike, bitti, birada, kappa and other taxes.

No. 626.

(A.R. No. 260 of 1918.)

On a slab set up in a field near the tank-bund at Hagaranuru, Harapanahalli taluk, Bellary district.

This is dated Saka 1469, Plavanga, Kartika, su. 2, Budhavara.  In Plavanga the details cited corresponded to A.D. 1547 October 15, Saturday, not Wednesday, as stated.  It refers itself to the reign of Sadasivaraya-Maharaya and records that Bemma-Nayaka, son of Mudugandala-Tammarasa-Nayaka, made a grant of the village Amaragere in Rangapura-sthala, situated in Kotura-sime, which had been granted by the king to Krishnapa-Nayaka, son of Bayapa-Nayaka, to Varunakanta-Vodeya, son of Kapilamuni-Heggapa-Sivacharya-vodeya of Mayilara.  The gift was made for the merit of Krishnapa-Nayaka.

No. 627.

(A.R. No. 108 of 1927.)

On a slab lying in front of the temple of Chandesvaradeva at Mallipalli, Kalyanadrug taluk, Anantapur district.

This is a little damaged and dated Saka 1469, Plavanga, Pushya, ba. 2, Budhavara, Makara-Sankranti, corresponding to A.D. 1547 December 28, Wednesday,  in the reign of Sadasivaraya-Maharaya.  It records that Yallapa of Kambhaduru and the son (name lost) of Murariravuta-Ayya made a grant of land for the service of the goddess Banada-Chavundesvari at Marulanahalli, for the merit of Krishnapa-Nayaka, son of Bayapa-Nayaka.

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