(A.R. No. 26 and 201 of 1926-27)
HUBLI, HUBLI TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT
On a slab set up in front of the Jambukesvara
Kannara, 1248, A.D.
This is dated the 3rd regnal year of the
king, Kilaka, Pushya, su. 9, Friday, Uttarayana-sankramana,
corresponding to 1248 A.D., December 25, Friday f.d.t. 23.
It records gift oflands to a number of Brahmanas
in the presence of the god Amritesvara of rajadhani-pattana Annigere,
by Sarvadhikari Mallisetti at the request of his father-in-law Mahapradhana,
Rayadandadhipati Bichisetti. A
supplementary to the above epigraph records a gift of land by Kaluvara
Singagavunda, for charities to be maintained on periodical pilgrimages
to the god Vithala of Pandarange (i.e. Pandharpur).
(B.K. No. 114 of
SALAVADIGI, BAGAVADI TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT
On a stone standing near the Hanuman temple
Kannara, 1251 A.D.
This is dated Saka 1174, Virodhakrit,
Sravana-paurnami, Sunday, eclipse, Sankranti. The Saka year was current.
In this year a lunar eclipse occurred on Asvayuja su. 15, Sunday.
Thus, if Sravana is a mistakefor Asvayuja, the date corresponds
to 1251 A.D., October 1. Otherwise
the date would be irregular, for Sravana su. 15 fell on August 3which
was Thursday when there was no eclipse.
The kingâs subordinate Mahapradhana Chavudisetti
is stated to have been governing the two Beluvalas, Banavasi, Pandyanadu,
Hanumgal, Kumdi-nadu, Tardavadi and individuals and deitities whose
names are specified. The
gifts were made by Siripayya, son of hariyanna of Hagarattage, of the
Vaji family, who was the Karena of Chavaudisetti, and entrusted
into the hands of the Urodeya of Salavadige through Rangarasa of
the Silahara family, who was the maternal uncle of Chavudisetti and was
in charge of Salavadige, Bagavadi and other villages.
(B.K. No. 25of
NAGAVI, GADAG TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT
On a pillar in the Kodi Basavanna temple
Kannara, 1246-47 A.D.
This is dated Saka1177, Rakshasa Vaiskha, su. 15,
Thrusday, Sankranti, corresponding to 1255 A.D. April 1922, Thursday,
f.d.t. 31. The Sankranti
which was Vrishabha occurred four days later.
It records a gift of land for offerings to the god
Mahabalesvara by [La]la-Ghausatanayaka, after washing the feet of acharya
Kedaradeva. The donor is
said to have purchased the land from a resident of Kaladi.
(B.K. No. 53 of
PHADEKNUR, MUDDEBIHAL TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT
Nandi pillar standing near the Hanuman
Kannara, 1256-57 A.D.
The inscription cites two dates :
1.Saka 1178, Nala, Sravana su. pavitraropana, (i.e.
15), Thursday. This
corresponds to 1256 A.D., August 17, the weekday being Monday.
2.the 11th regnal year of the king, Nala,
Phalguna ba. 15, Saturday.
This regularly corresponds to 1257 A.D., March 17.
It is stated that on the first date the king
witnessed the great festival of Pavitraropana, evidently of the
god Ramanatha. On the
second date was made the gift of the village Padiyakanur to the
above-named god at Sonnaligeyapura by Desiya-dandanayaka of
Kannada Four Thousand. The
epigraph commences with the well known vachana of Siddharama.
(B.K. No. 32 of
JETTIGI, MUDDEBIHAL TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT
On a slab standing before the Hanuman temple
Kannara, 1257 A.D.
This is dated Saka 1178, Nala, Pusya ba.30, Monday,
solar eclipse, Uttarayana-sankramana.
The date is irregular. The
only solar eclipse of the year occurred in the month of Nija Jyeshtha.
The details of the tithi only correspond to 1257 A.D.,
January 17 when there was no Samkramana.
The week-day also was Wednesday.
The epigraph commences with the well known vachana
of siddharama and records agift of the village Dattugi in the tract
of Nalvattumbada to the god Kapilasiddha-Mallikarjuna of Sonnalapura by
the kingâs subordinate Samanta Muddigideva.
(B.K. No. 187 of
NAREGAL, RON TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT
On a slab lying in front of the village school in
the compound of Kalamesvara temple
It seems to register a gift to the god Kalideva.
As the inscription is much damaged, the date and other details
(B.K. No. 182 of
YENDIGERI, BADAMI TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT
On a fragment of a slab lying near the well called
After recounting the royal prasasti, the
king is said to have been ruling from Kandharapura.
A Mahamandalesvara whose name is lost is introduced as
governing from his headquarters at Lokapura.
The inscription is very much damaged and almost all the details
are worn out.
(B.K. No. 200 of
ANNIGERI, NAVALGUND TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT
On a slab set up in the Hanumantadeva temple
Expecting bare reference to the month of Bhadrapada
ba., the other details of the date are lost.
It seems to record a gift of land the boundaries of
which are mentioned in the extent portion which also contains a
reference probably to the deities Malligesvara and Bhogesvara. The epigraph is badly damaged and worn out