(A.R. No. 618 of 1920.)
On the outer base of the north
wall of the same mandapa.
gift of 14 kalanju of gold for purchasing 96 sheep and a ram with which
to maintain a perpetual lamp in the temple, by Nagan Sattan alias Paramesvara-Perunayakan, a Vellala of Parakesarichcheri (quarter)
of the village.
(A.R. No. 29 of 1922.)
Tiruvamattur, Villupuram Taluk,
South Arcot District.
On the north wall of the room
inside the ardha-mandapa, Abhiramesvara temple.
gift of 96 sheep for a perpetual lamp in the temple at Tiruvamattur, a devadana
in Vavalur-nadu to the west of Aruva-nadu by Miladudaiyan Raman Siddhavadan alias Vikramasola – Miladudaiyan of the Bharggava-gotra. This
chief figures also in No. 7 of 1905 in the 5th year of
Rajakesarivarman from Kilur in the same district, wherein he is stated to have married
a Pandya princess. Vikrama is probably a title of Uttama-Chola (M.E.R.
1929, II. 29). The inscription evidently one of Rajaraja I.
(A.R. No. 441 of 1922.)
Kayar, Chingleput Taluk,
On a pillar in the Aderisvara
inscription is worn out in the middle portion. It seems to record an endowment
of land as bhattarvritti, made after its purchase from the assembly of
Venkudi in Sengattu-kottam, by Parachakran Ramasiyachchetti alias Dharmasetti, a resident of the village.
(A.R. No. 494 of 1922.)
Tirukkannapuram, Nannilam Taluk,
On a pillar of the north verandah
in the first prakara, Sauriraja Perumal temple.
registers an endowment of 2 plots of land by a certain Alchchanran
Munnurruvapperuman alias Solavel Enadi, a resident of
Tirukkannapuram (also called Srikrishnapuram) a devadana and brahmadeya
in Marugar-nadu, after purchasing them from a private individual and from the sabha
of the village.
(A.R. No. 238 of 1923.)
Pandaravadai), Papanasam Taluk, Tanjore District.
On the north wall of the central shrine,
records an endowment of one ma of land after purchasing it for 9 karunkasu
from a resident of Manoramachcheri, a quarter of Ilamangalam in
Rajakesari-chaturvedimangalam, by a Vellala of the same village, for
providing for the sacred bath of god Mahadeva at Tiruchchelur with water from
the Kaveri. The purchase is said to have been made in the name of another
person before endowment.
(A.R. No. 268 of 1923.)
On the south wall of the same
records a gift of land after purchase, made tax-free by a payment in gold to
the Mahasabha, by Raman Konadigal alias Panchavan
Pallavaraiyan of Adhirajamangalam in Vedakkur-nadu, for burning a lamp in
the temple of Tiruchchelur-Paramesvara. A channel called Aditya-vaykkal and a
road Naratonga-vadi are mentioned among the boundaries of this land.
(A.R. No. 276 of 1923.)
On the same wall.
This records a gift of a ma of land by a certain Balasiriyan
Puvattan Sankaran of Pullamangalam, a resident of Naratongachcheri (quarter)
in Rajakesari-chaturvedimangalam, to supplement the 5 ma endowed
tax-free by the sabha for (the maintenance of a person) supplying a pot
of water daily from the Kaveri for the sacred bath of the deity.
(A.R. No. 53 of 1925.)
Tirukkolambiyur, Mayavaram Taluk,
On the south wall of the
This records the remission of taxes due on a land
belonging to the temple of Tirukkolambam-udaiya-Mahadeva, by the sabha
of Duvedimangalam, a brahmadeya in Peravur-nadu, in consideration of a
lump sum of 14 kasu received by them (evidently from the temple).
(A.R. No. 268 of 1925.)
Tiruvidaikkali, Mayavaram Taluk,
On the north wall of the mandapa
in front of the central shrine, Subrahmanya temple.
This is a fragmentary inscription and seems to record an
endowment of land by a certain Sembiyan Korraperungaliyar for feeding
two persons in the temple. Kanru[r]-nadu in Manayir-kottam, a subdivision of
Tondai-nadu is mentioned.
(A.R. No. 360 of 1925.)
Palankovil, Polur taluk, North
On a pillar in the Mukha-mandapa,
A gift of 90 sheep for the maintenance of a perpetual lamp
in the temple of Mahadeva at Palangolur in Kattalur-kurram, a subdivision of
Kilvembu-nadu in Palkunra-kottam, by Annavan Kodandaraman of Pudiyur.
(A.R. No. 497 of 1925.)
Negapatam Taluk, Tanjore district.
On the south wall of thecentral
shrine, Kailasanatha temple.
This gives a list of several articles presented to the
temple of Kailasam-udaiya-Mahadeva at Sembiyanmahadevi-chaturvedimangalam in
Ala-nadu by Sembiyan-Mahadevi alias Parantakan Madevadigalar,
the mother of Uttama-Chola, in the month of Mina of the year. These comprised a golden pot (weight 190 kalanju),
two golden forehead-plates (90 kalanju), 3 gold flowers (11 ¼ kalanju),
21 gold flowers (79 ¾ kalanju) and two more gold flowers (5 ½ kalanju).
Evidently this is a record of Rajaraja I.
(A.R. No. 116 of 1926.)
Tiruvilakkudi, Mayavaram Taluk,
On the north wall of thecentral
shrine, Manavalesvara temple.
This records an endowment of two pieces of land and a
house-site by the sabha of Murugavel-mangalam, a brahmadeya in
Kurukkai-nadu on the north bank, for the maintenance of three persons sounding
the kalam and gong during the sribali service in the temple of
Mahadevar Mangala-Mangala-Nakkar in the village. One of these lands and the
house are said to have belonged to two brothers and, after their demise without
issue, to have gone under the ward of the assembly.
(A.R. No. 104 of 1929.)
Lalgudi, Lalgudi Taluk,
On the south wall of the central
shrine, Saptarishisvara temple.
This records an additional endowment of a land after its
reclamation, to the temple at Tiruttavatturai in Idaiyaru-nadu by
Sivagochari-Pidaran Desavidangan, a Pattudaiyan of the temple, as a
previous gift made by him for the maintenance of two hymnists for singing the Tiruppadiyam
was found inadequate. The donees were to receive the sevvaram share on
these lands while the sirukudivaram was to be paid to the temple in the
shape of oil (for lamps). As the previous gift referred to here is evidently
the one mentioned in No. 99 of 1929, dated in the 37th year of
Parantaka I, it is probable that this record is one of his successor Gandaraditya,
though it is attributed to Sundara-Chola for this same reason in M.E.R.
for 1929, Part II, Para 2.
(A.R. No. 110 of 1929.)
On the east wall of the same shrine.
This records an endowment of land made by a certain Devan
Arumoli of Perumpaluvur in Kunrak-kurram, after purchasing a piece of dry
land in the devadana village Anittiramangalam, and converting it into
wet land, for the maintenance of a flower garden which had been given by the
donor to the temple of Isvara Bhattaraka at Tiruttavatturai in Idaiyaru-nadu. Arumoli
was a surname of king Rajaraja.