The Indian Analyst

 

CHINGLEPUT DISTRICT
TIRUVALLUR TALUK

 

 

 

 

 

39

Aranvāyal.─Pillar in the mukhamaṇḍapa,
Tiruttaḷīśvara temple.

….

Pārthivēndravarman

7th year

Do.

Records an endowment of sheep for burning a lamp in the temple of Nagaram-uḍaiya-Mahādēva at Kāṭṭuśemmaḷapā- kkam alias Kalikēsari Mā . . ñagaram, a village in Śeṅ- gāṭṭuk-kōṭṭam, by Śeṅguḍaiyān alias Diśaimāṇikkattu- śeṭṭi.

40

South-east and north-east pillars of the
nandi-maṇḍapa, same temple.

Chōḷa

Rājēndra-Chōḷadēva

6th year

Do.

Damaged. Begins with the praśasti, Tirumannivaḷara, etc. Seems to register a gift of land for the expenses of burn- ing lamps in the temple.

41

South-west and north-west pillars, same
maṇḍapa.

Do.

Do.

..

Do.

Do.                              Do.                              Seems
to record an endowment of land to the temple.

42

Pillar in the kalyāṇamaṇḍapa, same
temple.

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..

Do.

Fragmentary. Seems to record a gift made by the sabhā.
In characters of about the 10the century A. D.

43

Slab in the same temple

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….

..

Do.

Fragmentary. Seems to record a donation by a certain individual (name lost) for the expenses of conducting the tiruppali ceremony, the authorities of the temple (taḷi-uḍai-yār) agreeing to conduct it. In characters of about the 10th century A.D.

44

Slab in the maṇḍapa, Śelliamman temple

Chōḷa

Rāja-Rājakēsarivarman

 

Do.

Fragmentary. Mentions Śeṅgāṭṭuk-kōṭṭam and Araṇ….

45

Ēlambākkam.─Sluice of the tank,
south of the village.

Do.

Kulōttuṅga-Chōḷadēva

39th year

Do.

States that the sluice (tūmbu) was constructed by Uyya- vandān.

46

Iruḷañjērī.─Doorstep of the entrance into the first prākāra, Kaliṅganāthēśvara temple.

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Tribhuvanachakravartin

..

Do.

Damaged. Mentions Tyāga[samudra]-nallūr-Āḷuḍaiyār and an endowment in money.

47

East wall of the maṇḍapa in front of the same temple.

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Do.

In characters of about the 12th century A. D. States that Amarāyudha-kōvan alias Tiruvirkōḷamuḍaiyān, a kilavan of Iruṅgaḷūr, had the temple of Vaḍugappiḷḷaiyār cons- tructed.

48

Tiers of the south wall of the central
shrine, same temple.

Chōḷa

……..’who was pleased to
take Madura, the crowed
head of the Pāṇḍya and
Karuvūr’.

……śu. 1, Wednesday,
Rēvati.

Do.

Built in. Seems to record an endowment in land made by a lady (name not clear).

49

West wall of the maṇḍapa, same temple.

Do.

Tribhuvanachakravartin Rājarājadēva.

22nd year, Tulā 21, Sunday, Hasta A. D. 1237, October 18, Sunday ; ∙43.

Do.

Records the gift of a lamp to god Kaliyañjīśvaramuḍaiya- Mahādēva by Śindai-uḍaiyāḷ, the wife of Mīnavan Vīlupp- araiyan Tyāgamēgan, a kilavan of Iruṅgaḷūr, for the merit of her husband. Mentions Kūvam alias Tyāgasamudra- nallūr, a village in Maṇavirkōṭṭam, a subdivision of Ja- yaṅgoṇḍa-śōlamaṇḍalam.

50

West wall of the central shrine, same
temple.

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….

..

Do.

Contains an imprecation against the misappropriation of charities.

51

North wall of the maṇḍapa in front of the same shrine.

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Tribhuvanachakravartin Vijayagaṇḍagōpāladēva.

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Do.

Damaged. Seems to register a donation made by a certain individual (name lost) to the deity, Piḷḷaiyār.