The Indian Analyst
 

South Indian Inscriptions

 

 

Contents

Preface

Introduction

Text of the Inscriptions 

Chalukyas

Kalachuris

Yadavas

Hoysalas

Kadambas

Sindas

Vijayanagara Kings

Muslim Rulers

Marathas

The East India Company

Miscellaneous Inscriptions

Other South-Indian Inscriptions 

Volume 1

Volume 2

Volume 3

Vol. 4 - 8

Volume 9

Volume 10

Volume 11

Volume 12

Volume 13

Volume 14

Volume 15

Volume 16

Volume 17

Volume 18

Volume 19

Volume 20

Volume 22
Part 1

Volume 22
Part 2

Volume 23

Volume 24

Volume 26

Volume 27

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

BOMBAY-KARNATAKA INSCRIPTIONS

MISCELLANEOUS

No. 472 - 496 | No. 276 - 400 | No. 401 - 450 | No. 451 - 471 | No. 497 - 530 | No. 531 - 551  No. 552 - 572 | No. 573 - 593 | No. 594 - 614 | No. 615 - 640 | No. 641 - 665 | No. 666 - 690  No. 691 - 711 | No. 712 - 730 | No. 731 - 751 | No. 752 - 771

472

(B.K. No. 14 of 1928-29)

AIHOLE, HUNGUND TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

On a hero-stone set up near the well at the Huchchimalli-gudi

Circa 8th century

It mentions Bagudeva.  The purport of the record is not clear, as it is damaged.

No.473

(B.K. No. 133 of  1928-29)

BADAMI, BADAMI TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

On a pillar to the proper left of the entrance into the Malegitti Sivalaya on a boulder behind the Taluk office

Circa 8th century

It states that the magnificent edifice (i.e., temple) was the creation of Aryaminchi Upadhayaya, who was evidently a mason.

Nos. 474 to 477

(B.K. Nos. 135 to 138 of 1928-29)

BADAMI, BADAMI TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

Near an image of Ganesa on a rock in a place known as sibara on the way to Mahakuta

Circa 8th century

These short inscriptions seem to refer to the carving of figures on the rock and the names of persons who were associated with the work.

Nos. 478 to 479

(B.K. Nos. 155 to 156 of 1928-29)

BADAMI, BADAMI TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

Circa 8th century

These two short inscriptions  seem to refer to individual names or epithete.

478: On a pillar in a shrine to the north of the pond

479: On a pillar lying in the north bank of the same pond

No.480

(B.K. Nos. 164 of 1928-29)

AGRAHAL, BADAMI TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

Circa 8th century

It seems to mention triranga pillar.

No.480 to 486

(B.K. Nos. 167 to 172 of 1928-29)

PATTADAKAL, BADAMI TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

Circa 8th century

These short inscriptions some of which are damaged, contain individual names or epithets and references to some constructions.

In a balcony on the south face of the Papanasesvara temple

484: At the top of an image above a window in the south wall, On the north wall of the mandapa of the same temple

Nos. 487 and 488

(B.K. Nos. 174 to 175 of 1928-29)

PATTADAKAL, BADAMI TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

Circa 8th century

The first inscription states that the image of Siva was carved out by the mason Pullappa bearing the epithet Nirmanadeva.  The second refers to Sarvasiddhi-acharya as the mason responsible for the southern section of the temple.

487: Above an image of Siva on the north wall of the Virpaksha temple

488: On the west wall of the Basavanna shrine in the same temple

No. 489

(B.K. Nos. 176 to 175 of 1928-29)

PATTADAKAL, BADAMI TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

On a pillar to the left of the entrance into the Mallikarjuna temple

Circa 8th century

This inscription is engraved in archaic characters of about the eighth century.  It is of the nature of a label and seems to indicate that the pillar on which it is engraved was a gift made in the name of Maharaja Taila who was a Pergade (local officer).  It is not unlikely that this Taila is identical with Taila I, a later member of the Chalukyas of Badami who were reduced to a state of subordination with the ascendancy of the Rashtrakutas.  It is significant to note that Taila is also described as Mahadhiraja.

No. 490

(B.K. Nos. 4 of 1929-30)

BASARKOD, MUDDEBIHAL TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

On a stone standing in a field near the village

Circa 8th century

It seems to eulogise a person who was the author of some construction.

No. 491

(B.K. Nos. 179 of 1926-27)

RON, RON TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a stone lying close to the Basavanna temple

Circa 9th century

It records the gift of bani to the Mahajanas of Rona by Turagavedenga of Bali-vamsa, bearing the hereditary title Ksihkindhapuravaresvara.

Published in Epigraphia Indica, Vol. XIII, pp. 185 ff.

No. 492

(B.K. Nos. 17 of 1927-28)

KARMADI, RON TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a stone built into the front wall of the Kalamesvara temple

Circa 9th century

The expression Uttarayana-samkranti and Sunday only are preserved in the date portion, the other details being lost.

It records a gift of land to the temple of Isanarasi-bhatara, by the Mahajanas of Karemadi. A portion of the gift land was to be utilized for imparting education.

No. 493

(B.K. No. 64 of 1927-28)

HAITAPURA, MUNDARGI TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a pillar built into the wall of the Maruti temple

Circa 9th century

It states that Bhagibe, wife of Bijja of the Chalukya lineage had a tank built below a hill, between Kovurur and Morivalavu.  The record describes the Chalukya family as belonging to the Brahma-Kshatriya community and gives the genealogy of Bijja as follows:-Baddiyamma, his son Madidara, his on Gokana, his son Kattiyara, his son Govanna, his son Raja, his son Bijja.

No. 494

(B.K. No. 258 of 1927-28)

HALLUR, BAGALKOT TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

On a pillar in the mandapa of the temple called Melgudi

Circa 9th century

It refers to Tri(Tri)mushtideva, probably a deity.

No. 495

(B.K. No. 288 of 1927-28)

AIHOLE, HUNGUND TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

On the mukha-mandapa of the Ladkhan temple

Circa 9th century

It seems to refer to a gift made by Devakutala.  The epigraph is damaged.

No. 496

(B.K. No. 15 of 1928-29)

AIHOLE, HUNGUND TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

Circa 9th century

It contains a praise of the preceptor Gandavimukta-Bhattaraka.

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