The Indian Analyst

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Sāvikēri.─On two pillars in the field to
the right of the temple of Hanumān.

[Rāshṭrakūṭa]

Jagattuṅga

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Kannaḍa

Incomplete. Seems to refer to a gift of land obtained by Māchamma when Rājāditya of the Saḷuki (family) was governing Banavāsi-maṇḍala and his wife Śrī-Mādēvi was administering Samakarige.

228

Hero-stone outside the temple of Hanumān.

Do.

Do.

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Do.

Broken and damaged. Seems to mention a member of the [Saḷuki] family and the death of a hero.

229

Hero-stone behind the temple of Vīra-
bhadra.

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Do.

Broken and damaged. Seems to refer to the death of one Achaṇa-rāhuta. In characters of the 12th century.

230

Slab under a tamarind tree outside the
same temple.

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Sarvadhāri, Kārtika, śu. [13]

Do.

Damaged. Seems to record a gift of land by Nāga Gauḍa of Bāḷeyahaḷḷi.

231

On the pedestal of a Gajalakshmī image lying on the tank-bund.

Kadamba

Tailapa

Chālukya Vikrama year 4 [2], Hēmalambi, Jaitra Vaiśākha, ba., Vaḍḍavāra.

Do.

Mentions Tumbina Balaja, son of Tumbina Bibbajja.

232

Slab lying in the field called Ākaḷakallu-kūḷi.

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Chitrabhānu, solar eclipse

Do.

States that Tribhuvana-Mallidēvarasa and Kāvadēvarasa, sons of Śivachitta Jayakēsidēvarasa of the Kadamba family, made some gifts of land in Bāḷeyahaḷḷi to rājaguru Īśaraiya, son of rājaguru Vishṇudīkshitaiya, in the presence of the (god) Rāmanātha of Kōḍambaḷi. The record was engraved by Nandōja, son Nāgōja.

233

Niśidhi slab behind the house of Desai

Vijayanagara

Vīra-Bukkarāya

Śaka 1[12]98, Nala, Mārgaśira, ba. 1[3], Wednesday=A.D. 1376, December 10, Wednesday.

Do.

Records the death, by samādhi, of Beḷappa of Rāḷeyahaḷḷi.

234

Slab in the compound of the same house

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Do.

Mentions Madhuliṅga of Banavase. In characters of about the 15th century.

235

Samasgi.─Hero-stone outside the temple of Īśvara in the deserted village.

Kadamba

Vīra-Mallidēvarasa

Year 15, [Kara], Vaiśākha, śu, Monday = A.D. 1231, April 7, Monday.

Do.

Records the death of Mācha in an encounter when Vīra-Mallidēvarasa attacked Tribhuvanamalla.

236

Yalivāḷ.─Hero-stone outside the temple of Kalamēśvara.

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Do.

Broken and damaged. Refers to the setting up of the stone. In characters of the 10th century.

 

NORTH KANARA DISTRICT
KUMTHA T6ALUK

 

 

 

 

 

237

Kumṭha.─Pedestal of the large image of Pārśvanātha in the jaina basti.

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Do.

Satates that (the image) was installed be Mukundadēva of Mūla-saṅgha, Sūrasta-gaṇa and Chitrakūṭa-gachchha.

238

First slab (from left) in the shed inside
the compound of the same basti.

Kadamba

Vīra-Kāvadēvarasa

Śrīmukha, Chaitra, ba. 1, Svāti, Tuesday.

Do.

Records the death of Sāti-pedda, son of Vardhamānaśeṭṭi and disciple of Chandrakīrti-bhaṭṭāraka.

239

Second slab (from left) in the same place

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Śaka 1266, Subhānu, Śrāvaṇa, ba, 11, Sunday. Irregular.

Do.

States that Nāgachandradēva, senior disciple of Viśālakīrti- Rāuḷa, belonging to Mūla-saṅgha, Dēsiya-gaṇa, Pustaka- gachchha and Koṇḍakund-ānvaya died by ārādhanā-vidhi.

240

Third slab in the same place

Kadamba

Kāvadēva

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Do.

Damaged. Records the death of a Śeṭṭi by samādhi.

241

Fourth slab in the same place

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Pushya su. Thursday, Uttar- āyaṇa.

Do.

Records the death of Śāntave, wife of Śaṅkara-chamūpa.