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. 676.

(A.R. No. 507 of 1914.)

On a slab set up in front of the Anjaneya temple at Nakkarahalu, Hadagalli taluk, Bellary district.

This is damaged and dated Saka 1483, Dundubhi, Nija-Sravana, su. 10 corresponding to A.D. 1562 August 9, Sunday (not verifiable), in the reign of Sadasivaraya.  It records that Pedapa, son of Gajulla-Nagayya and the Adhikari of Nagarehal fixed the desavandha payment on a canal at Nagarehal and granted manya lands to Senabova Timmarasa, the Gauda, Talara and Joyisa.

No. 677.

(A.R. No. 215 of 1913.)

On a stone in front of the Anjaneya temple at Yalpi-Kaggallu, Bellary taluk, Bellary district.

This is dated Saka 1485, Rudhirodgari, Chaitra, su. 10, Su[kravara], corresponding to A.D. 1563 April 2, Friday, f.d.t. ’36, in the reign of Sadasivadeva-Maharaya who was ruling at Vidyanagara.  It records that Raghnatharajayya-Maha-arasu, son of the Mahamandalesvara Ramaraja-Tirumalarajayadeva-Maha-arasu, confirmed the grant of a land made by him in the cyclic year Nala, Kartika, su. 12, corresponding to A.D. 1556 November 12, for the service of the god Siddhesvaradeva at Kemana-Belugallu.  The land granted was situated in Kaggallu on the bank of the river Hagari, in the Rayadurga-sime.

No. 678.

(A.R. No. 11 of 1904.)

On the north base of the central shrine of the Vitthalaswami temple at Hampi, Hospet taluk, Bellary district.

This is dated Saka 1485, Rudhirodgari, Sravana, ba. 2 corresponding to A.D. 1563 August 5, Thursday (not verifiable), in the reign of Sadasivadeva-Maharaya who was ruling at Vidyanagara.  It records that Nammalvarulu of the Vithala temple made a gift of some lands to the treasury of god Vithaladeva for sending to him, every day with music band, the offerings made to the god in the morning.

No. 679.

(A.R. No. 706 of 1922.)

On the south base of the central shrine of the same temple.

This is damaged and incomplete.  It is dated Saka 1485, Rudhi[rodgari] (= A.D. 1563-64), with no further details, in the reign of Sadasivadeva-Maharaya.

No. 680.

(A.R. No. 15 of 1910.)

On a slab set up in front of the entrance of the Lakshminarayana temple at Kollegal, Kollegal taluk, Coimbatore district.

This is damaged and dated Saka 1491, Sukla, Pushya, su. 10 corresponding to A.D. 1569 December 18, Sunday (not verifiable), in thereign of Sadasiva-Maharaya.  It records that Ramarajayadeva-Maha-arasu, son of the Mahamandalesvara Ramaraja-Tirumalarajayadeva, made a gift of the village Kologala in Sivasamudra-sthala, a sub-division of Hadinada-sime, as pallakki-umbali to Ramaraja-Nayaka, the chief of Hadinada-sime.

No. 681.

(A.R. No. 408 of 1920.)

On a stone in front of the Chennakesava temple at Chyabala, Gooty taluk, Anantapur district.

This is damaged inscription whose date is lost refers itself to the reign of Sadasivaraya.  It records that, not capable of bearing the enhanced and numerous taxes, the people of the village Chebale had deserted it and that Dalavaayi Appala-Nayaka, the agent to Kondayadeva-Maha-arasu, to whom the district containing the village was given as amaramangani, invited the people and persuaded them to resettle in the village giving them some concessions.  They were that they need not pay for three years to come senabova-vartane, rayasa-vartane, fees to royal servants, kanike, kadaya cess on marriage and other domestic festivals, free work for the service of the god Henneyadeva and other imposts ; that after three years such taxes as were current elsewhere would be justly levied ; and that the rate of rent payable to the palace would be according to the quality of the soil.

No. 682.

(A.R. No. 464 of 1914.)

On a slab set up in a field at Nandihalli, Hadagalli taluk, Bellary District.

This is not dated.  It records that Sadasivadeva-Maharaya made a gift of the village Volalagundi-Bhairapura,surnamed Gopinathapura, for the service of the gods Bandesvaradeva and Gopinathadeva in the agrahara Timmalapura, set up by Bayikara-Ramapaya in the temples which the latter had caused to be constructed.  A copper-plate charter recording this gift is also stated to have been granted.

No. 683.

(A.R. No. 409 of 1928.)

On a slab set up in the outer prakara of the Mahalingesvara temple at Basrur, Coondapur taluk, South Kanara district.

This is damaged and the date and the king’s name are lost.  It mentions Sadasivaraya-Nayaka and Barakura-rajya and records that Timmannasetti and his elder brother Chemmana-Heggade lent 350 varahas, of which they had made a gift for the worship of the god Mahadeva at Paduvakeri, to the residents of Anegali village.  The interest on the amount was payable to the temple of Mahadeva for conducting the worship of the god.

No. 684.

(A.R. No. 391 of 1920.)

On a stone near a well to the north of the village Kadadarabenchi, Gooty taluk, Anantapur district.

This is damaged and dated Saka 1500, Isvara, Jyeshtha, ba. 12 corresponding to A.D. 1577 June 13, Thursday (not verifiable), in the reign of Srirangarayadeva-Maharaya.  It records that the king made a grant of a village (name lost) in Adavanidurga to Handeya-Hanumanayaka-Ayya for the repairs of a tank.

No. 685.

(A.R. No. 318 of 1925.)

On a stone lying before the Karnam’s house at Kottur, Kudligi taluk, Bellary district.

This is dated Saka 1502, Vikrama, Margasira, ba. 10, corresponding A.D. 1580 December 1, Thursday (not verifiable), in the reign of Timmarajaya-Maha-arasu, son of Ramarajayyadeva-Maha-arasu ruling from Anegondi.  It records that Vadi-Nayaka, son of Machi-Nayaka of Baguli, agent of the king, exempted the shepherds of Kottura-sime from tax on their sheep.  The gift was made in the presence of the god Kallinatha of Baguli, for the merit of his parents.  Kottura-sime is stated to have been situated in Kogali-venthe, a sub-division of Pandya-nadu in Hastinavati-valita.

No. 686.

(A.R. No. 732 of 1916.)

On a stone fixed into the floor of the tank-bund at Harasamudram, Madaksira taluk, Anantapur district.

This is damaged and fragmentary.  It is dated Saka 1505, Svabhanu, Margasira, ba. 30, Budhavara, Suryoparaga, corresponding to A.D. 1583 December 4, Wednesday, in the reign of Srirangarayadeva-Maharaya ruling at Penugonde.

No. 687.

(A.R. No. 2 of 1917.)

On the second face of the pillar set up in the court-yard of the Ranganatha temple at Pailabanda, same taluk and district.

This is damaged and dated the cyclic year Svabhanu, Magha, su. 1, corresponding probably to A.D. 1584 January 4, Saturday (not verifiable).  It records that Immadi-Timmana-Nayaka of Nidugal gave the kanachi of the tank, Narasambudhikunte, to Samani-Papaya under the orders of the god Tiruvemgalanatha of Peyalakonde for carrying a chappara every year to Tirumale.

No. 688.

(A.R. No. 23 of 1928.)

On a slab built into the south wall of the Rangasvami temple at Srirangapuram, Kalyanadrug taluk, same district.

This is damaged and dated Saka 15[05], Svabhanu, Magha, su. 7, Guruvara, corresponding to A.d. 1584 January 9, Thursday, in the reign of Srirangadeva-Maharaya ruling at Penugone.   It refers to the report made by the learned men of Eragudi  to the east of Hagare in Veparala-venthe, a sub-division of Rayadurga-rajya to the king Srirangaraya about the gift made to them to the village Srirangasamudra during the reign of king Krishnaraya by Srirangayya, son of Tirumalanatha of Chaturtha-gotra, who had also constructed for their use the temple of Sriranganatha, a tank and a canal connecting the tank with a river for the supply of water and provided for the worship of the god by granting lands to the temple ; and that these had been ruined by the Turukas.  The rest of the record is lost.

No. 689.

(A.R. No. 721 of 1917.)

On a slab set up in front of a mandapa to the south-west of Ratnagiri, Madaksira, taluk, same district.

This is damaged and the date is lost.  It refers itself to the reign of Srirangadeva-Maharaya [ruling at Penugonde-durga and records the gift of Bhuttenahalli, surnamed Rangapura, in Ratnagiri-sthala, situated in Agali-sime a sub-division of Rayadurga-rajya, to Bhadrappadeva, son of Kachchutadadeva and grandson of Hariti-Dundapa-Nayaka of Yanumala family and of Valmika (Valmiki)-gotra and disciple of Bhadrappadeva.

No. 690.

(A.R. No. 728 of 1917.)

On a boulder at the gate of the village, Dodderi, same taluk and district.

This is dated Saka 1508, Vyaya, Kartika, su. 12, corresponding to A.D. 1586 October 14 Friday (not verifiable), in the reign of Venkatapatideva-Maharaya ruling at Penugonde.  It records that the Mahanayankacharya Rangapa-Nayaka and grandson of Hariti-Dundapa-Nayaka, made a gift of the village Dodderi, surnamed Venkatesvarasamudra in Areyakote-sime, a sub-division of Agali-sime which had been granted for amaranayakatana to Tirumaleya-Krishnayya, son of Vedamarga-pratishthacharya Singarabhattara-Vengadamale-Vithayya of Kasyapa-gotra, Vaikhanasa-sutra and Yajus-sakha.

No. 691.

(A.R. No. 687 of 1919.)

On a stone lying near the Basavanna well at Beludona, Alur taluk, Bellary district.

This is dated Saka 1514, Nandana, Vaisakha, su. 15, corresponding to A.D. 1592 April 16, Sunday (not verifiable), in the reign of Venkatapatideva-Maharaya. It records that Rahuta Lingappa-Nayaka of Chippagiri-sime, agent to the Mahamandalesvara Aliya-Raghunatharajayadeva-Maha-arasu, made a gift of land to five persons (named) for repairing a water-well at Beludone to the north of the road called Dandina-dari.  The gift was made for the merit of Vengalarajayya.

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