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. 628.

(A.R. No. 317 of 1925.)

On a slab built into a front wall of the Karnam’s house at Kottur, Kudligi taluk, Bellary district.

This is dated Saka 1469, Plavanga, Magha, su. 10, corresponding to A.D. 1548 January 20, Friday (not verifiable), in the reign of Sadasivaraya.  It records that the Mahamandalesvara Aliya Ramaraja-Maha-arasu exempted the barbers of Kottura-sime from terige, kaddaya, bitti, kottana and other taxes.  The order containing the gift was made in favour of Timmoja, Bhadroja, Kondoja and other representatives.

No. 629.

(A.R. No. 267 of 1918.)

On a slab set up on a vacant site in Maiduru, Harpanahalli taluk, same district.

This is damaged and dated Saka 1469, Plavanga, Phalguna, su. . . . . . . . (=A.D. 1548 February), in the reign of Sadasiva-Ma[haraya].  It records that Timmoja, Kondoja and Bhadroja got a grant from the king exempting the barbers of Maiduru from the payment of kanike, kaddaya and other taxes.

No. 630.

(A.R. No. 508 of 1914.)

On a slab lying to the east of the village Nakkarahalu, Hadagalli taluk, Bellary district.

This is dated Saka 1470, Kilaka, Vaisakha, ba . . . . . . . Adivara, corresponding to A.D. 1548 April 29 or  May 6, Sunday, in the reign of Sadasiva-Maharaya.  It records that Krishnapa-Nayaka made a gift of the village Nagarehali, surnamed Nagaruru, situated in [Kunte]nura-sime in the Kogali-valita to Timapa of Bommapura.  The record is damaged.

No. 631.

(A.R. No. 583 of 1912.)

On the Nagalabanda rock near the Peddacheruvu tank at old Lepakshi, near Lepakshi, Hindupur taluk, Anantapur district.

This is damaged and dated Saka 1471, Kilaka, Bhadrapada, su. 1, corresponding to A.D. 1548 August 4, Saturday (not verifiable), in the reign of Sadasiva-Maharaya.  It registers a gift made for the merit of the Mahamandalesvara  Ramaraja-Vithaladeva-Maha-arasu Ramarajaya-Ranagaraja and the donor’s (name lost) parents Kondamarasaya and Narasamma.  Mentions Hiriya-Limga-Bova.

No. 632.

(A.R. No. 432 of 1928.)

On a slab set up in a private house south of the tank called sannakerekatte at Basrur, Coondapur taluk, South Kanara district.

This is dated Saka 1471, Kilaka, Kartika, su. 1 corresponding to A.D. 1548 October 2, Tuesday (not verifiable), in the reign of Sadasivaraya ruling at Vijayanagara.  It records that Bemmachasetti of the family of Kallusetti restored the matha built by Kallusetti and endowed it with some plots of land and money.

No. 633.

(A.R. No. 449 of 1920.)

On a rock in a field to the south-east of Velpumadugu, Gooty taluk, Anantapur district.

This is dated Saka 1470, Kilaka, Kartika, su. 5 corresponding to a.D. 1548 October 7, Sunday (not verifiable), in the reign of Sadasivarayadeva-Maharaya.  It records that the Mahamandalesvara Ramaraja-Appayyadeva-Maha-arasu fixed the rate of rent payable by the people of the village Apalapura for cultivating the fields at Velupadige which had been lying fallow and that he exempted them from bitti, birada and other taxes.  Velupadige is stated to have been situated in the Urvakonde-sime which had been granted to Appayyadeva as amaranayaka by the king.

No. 634.

(A.R. No. 145 of 1920.)

On two detached stones in the south wall of the Krishnasvami temple at Dharapuram, Dharapuram taluk, Coimbatore district.

This is damaged and incomplete and is dated Saka 1471, Saumya, Vaisakha, ba. 30 corresponding to A.D. 1549 April 27, Saturday or if Nija-Vaisakha is meant, May 26, Sunday (not verifiable).  It refers to the reign of Sadasivadeva-Maharaya and registers the grant of a village (name lost) made to Vira-Pandita, son of Sivanappa-Pandita of Bharadvaja-gotra, Asvalayana-sutra, and Rik-sakha by Nanjayya-Lingarasa.

No. 635.

(A.R. No. 23 of 1904.)

On two pillars in a mandapa on the way to the Jambunatha temple near Hospet, Hospet taluk, Bellary district.

This is dated Saka 1471, Saumya, Pushya, su. 9 corresponding to A.D. 1549 December 28, Saturday  (not verifiable).  It refers it self to the reign of Sadasivadeva-Madaraya and records that the king made a gift of 4 padis of rice per day out of the provision made for the service of god Anantasayanadeva, for offerings to the god Hanumantadeva on the Jambukesvara hill.

No. 636.

(A.R. No. 23-A of 1904.)

In the same place.

This undated record written in the same hand as the above states that the Gauda, Senabova and the people of Chikavadi made a gift to the same god.

No. 637.

(A.R. No. 682 of 1922.)

On the east wall of the mandapa of the Anantasayana temple at Anantasyanagudi, same taluk and district.

This is dated Saka 1471, Saumya, Pushya, su. 9 corresponding to A.D. 1549 December 28, Saturday (not verifiable).  It records that Sadasivadeva-Maharaya made a grant of 4 padis of rice per day out of the provision for the Anantasayana temple, for the service of the god Hanumantadeva of Jambukesvara hill.

No. 638.

(A.R. No. 339 of 1926.)

On a stone planted before the Hanuman temple at Kanaganipalle, Dharmavaram taluk, Anatapur district.

This damaged inscription is dated Saka 1472, Sadharana, Bhadrapada, su. 15, corresponding to A.D. 1550 August 27, Wednesday (not verifiable), in the reign of Sadasivaraya-Maharaya.  It records that Kadavira, a Limgadhara (Lingayat) of Anegondi made a grant of the Lingaderige payable by the Lingadharins of Kanakagondanahalli belonging to the nayakatana of Ramarajayya, to the god Viresvaradeva of the village for diparadhane.

No. 639.

(A.R. No. 590 of 1912.)

On a stone set up in front of the Chaudesvari temple at Kotnuru, Hindupur taluk, same district.

This is damaged and dated the cyclic year Sadharana, Margasira, ba. 13 corresponding to A.D. 1550 December 6, Saturday (not verifiable), in the reign of Sadasiva-Maharaya.  It records the exemption from the taxes bitti, birada, terige and horige granted to the servants of the temple of Chaudesvari at Kotnuru by Gundamarasaya, the agent of Siriyapa-Nayaka, for the merit of Dalavayi Krishnayya-Nayaka.  The names of these temple servants are given.

No. 640.

(A.R. No. 71 of 1904.)

On a slab set up on the left side of the entrance to the Kallesvara temple at Bagali, Harapanahalli taluk, Bellary district.

This is dated Saka 1472, Sadharana, Pushya, su. Purnima, Somavara corresponding to A.D. 1550 December 23, Tuesday, not Monday, in the reign of Sadasiva-Maharaya ruling at Vidyanagari.  It records that while Krishnappa-Nayaka, son of Hadapada Bayyapa-Nayaka, was ruling over Kotturu in Kogali district, and the thirty-two-thousand  province, and Halavi-Nayaka was ruling over Baguli in the Kottura-valita, Lingamma, wife of Lakkisetti, the pattanasvami of Balguli, made a gift of paddy and gold for the service of the god Kalideva with the prayer that her son Lingayya may prosper.  The gift was made into the hands of Devarasijiya, the head of the temple.

No. 641.

(A.R. No. 85 of 1904.)

On a slab set up on the south side of the same temple.

This is dated Saka 1472, Sadharana, Phalguna, su. 5 corresponding to A.D. 1551 February 11, Wednesday (not verifiable), in the reign of Sadasiva-Maharaya ruling at Vidyanagara.  It records that Helavi-Nayaka, son of Chami-Nayka of Baguli, in the sub-division of Kotura-sime  which had been granted to Hadapada-Krishnappa-Nayaka, exempted the shepherds of Baguli and its hamlets from tax on their sheep.  Kotura-sime is stated to have been situated in Kogali-venthe which was a sub-division of Pandya-nadu.

No. 642.

(A.R. No. 734 of 1922.)

On a slab lying in front of the ruined Mallikarjuna temple at Antapuram Hospet taluk, same district.

This is damaged and dated Saka 1473, Virodhikrit, Ashadha, su. 12 corresponding to A.D. 1551, Monday (not verifiable), in the reign of Sadasivadeva-Maharaya.  It records that Vithalarajayya, son of the Mahamandalesvara Ramaraja-Tirumalarajayya, purchased a fruit-garden at Avinamaduvu and made a gift of it for the serive of the god Mallikarjuna at Hiriya-Anantapura.

No. 643.

(A.R. No. 32 of 1917.)

On a slab set up at Doddakatta-Cheruvu near Halukur, Madakasira taluk, Anantapur district.

This is dated Saka 1473, Vrodhikrit, Sravana, su. 1 corresponding to A.D. 1551 July 4, Saturday (not verifiable), in the reign of Sadasivadeva-Maharaya.  It records that, under the orders of the Mahamandalesvara Ramaraja-Vithalayadeva-Mahaarasu, the Mahamandalesvara Tirumalayadeva-Maha-arasu of Manubolu made a kattu-kodagi gift of land to Mali-Gauda and Parusa-Gauda for repairing the tank at Doddagatta in Nidugal-nadu.

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