The Indian Analyst
 

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Index

Introduction

Contents

PART I.

Tours of the Superintendent 1937-1938

Appendix A

Appendix B

Appendix C

Appendix D

Appendix E

Appendix F

Images

PART II.

Cavern with Brahni inscription at Malakonda

The Cholas of Renandu

The Kalinga Kings

The Eastern Chalukya

The Western Chalukyas

The Western Gangas

The Rashtrakutas

The Vaidumbas

The Pallavas

The Later Pallavas

The Cholas

The Pandyas

The Hoysalas

The Gandagopalas

The Yadavas

The Kakatiyas

The Reddi Chiefs

The Vijayanagar Kings

The Madura Nayakas

Miscellaneous

Other South-Indian Inscriptions 

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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

THE GANDAGOPALAS

Vijaya-Gaṇḍagopala.
  54. From Āvilāla in the Chittoor district comes a record (No.187 ) of Tribhuvanachakravartin Vijaya-Gaṇḍgōpāladēva dated in the 18th year. It is highly damaged and some of the inscribed slabs are also missing. The inscription refers to the Sivaliṅga-chalana, probably the loosening of the liṅga, in the Sanctum of the temple of Kavilīśvaramuḍaiya-Nāyanār at Āvilāli, The nāḍu (district assembly) brought this fact to the notice of the Māhēśvaras of the Tirukkāḷatti-udaiya- Nāyanār temple and got the liṅga reconsecrated after obtaining the necessary śattimugam, tirumugam and sādhanam from the authorities. Since the inscription is amaged fuller details are not available.

   Vijaya-Gaṇḍagōpāla’s initial date is fixed as A. D. 1250 by a record from Conjeevaram (No. 27 of 1890) which equates his 16th year with Śaka1187, and his latest regnal year so far known is 32 (No.137 of 1916) . Vijaya-Gaṇḍagōpāla ruled as an independent chief with the title ‘Tribhuvanachakravartin’ and issued records in his own name. During this period (i.e., 1250 -1281 A. D.), the Chōḷas under Rājēndra-Chōḷa III had lost their hold on Toṇḍai-maṇḍalam, as can be inferred from the absence of his inscriptions in this region. Vijaya-Gaṇḍagōpāla and Kōpperuñjiṅga shared this territory between themselves the former taking the northern half and the latter the southern. That Rājēndra-Chōḷa had lost this region is also inferable from record from Tirukkachchūr (N0.314 of 1909) in the Chingleput district which refers to Kulōttuṅga-Chōḷa (III), Rājarāja (III), and Jaṭāvarman Sundara-Pāṇḍya (I) as the successive rulers of the region, leaving out the name of Rājēndra-Chōḷa III.

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