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Chalukyas

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The East India Company

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Tiruvarur

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Annual Reports 1935-1944

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Corpus Inscriptionum Indicarum Volume 2, Part 2

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Kalachuri-Chedi Era Part 1

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Paramaras Volume 7, Part 2

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Vākāṭakas Volume 5

Early Gupta Inscriptions

Archaeological Links

Archaeological-Survey of India

Pudukkottai

BOMBAY-KARNATAKA INSCRIPTIONS

THE YADAVAS

Kannara | Bhillama | Jaitugi | Singhana | Mahadeva | Ramachandra

No.187

(A.R. No. 26 and 201 of 1926-27)

HUBLI, HUBLI TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a slab set up in front of the Jambukesvara temple

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).

No.188

(B.K. No. 114 of 1929-30)

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 king’s 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.

No.188

(B.K. No. 25of 1926-27)

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.

No.190

(B.K. No. 53 of 1929-30)

PHADEKNUR, MUDDEBIHAL TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

On a Nandi pillar standing near the Hanuman temple

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.

No.191

(B.K. No. 32 of 1929-30)

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 king’s subordinate Samanta Muddigideva.

No.192

(B.K. No. 187 of 1926-27)

NAREGAL, RON TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a slab lying in front of the village school in the compound of Kalamesvara temple

Kannara.

It seems to register a gift to the god Kalideva.  As the inscription is much damaged, the date and other details are lost.

No.193

(B.K. No. 182 of 1928-29)

YENDIGERI, BADAMI TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

On a fragment of a slab lying near the well called Nagati-Avvara-bhavi

Kannara.

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.

No.194

(B.K. No. 200 of 1928-29)

ANNIGERI, NAVALGUND TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a slab set up in the Hanumantadeva temple

Kannara.

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

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