No. 143 (Page No 113)
(A. R. No. 143 of 1907)
Taluk, Tiruchirappalli District
Rock-cut caveâ at the
same entrance, left side
Rajadhiraja I: year 27: 1044-45 A.D.
This inscription begins with introduction
Tingalertaru etc. The king is also known from several inscriptions as
Vijaya-Rajendradeva and claims to have destroyed the city of Kalyanapura
and performed the anointment of heroes under that name. An image of
Dvarapalaka found set up in the Airavatesvara temple at Darasuram (Tanjore
district) bears an inscription to the effect that it was brought by
Vijayarajendra after the conquest of Kalyanapuram (An. Rept. 1908, Part
II, para 56.
The present record
registers a gift of 25 cows for burning a perpetual lamp with ghee in
the temple of Mahadeva at Puvalaikkudio in Kudalur-nadu a division of
Kana-nadu in Keralantaka-valanadu, by a resident of the place by name
IIamagan Attani Navarkudaiyan alias Jayankondasolap-peraiyan for the
merit of his younger sister Ariyanangai. The donor seems to have been a
member of a merchant guild known as Disai-Ayirattu-Nanadesi.