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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. 531 - 551 | No. 276 - 400 | No. 401 - 450 | No. 451 - 471 | No. 472 - 496 | No. 497 - 530 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

No. 531

(B.K. No. 242 of 1927-28)

SHIRUR, BAGALKOT TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

On the south wall of the Siddhesvara temple

1068-69 A.D.

This is dated Saka 990, Kilaka.  The other details are not given.  The Saka with the cyclic year corresponds to 1068-69 A.D.

It records a gift of land to the god Siddhadeva of Karnana Sirivura, by Deva-rayanayaka of Nima-kula, the Prabhu of Kollapura.  It mentions Gaurakabbe, a devotee of the goddess Mahalakshmi of Kollapura.  In a lengthy prasasti associated with this goddess, She is described as Simhavahane (i.e., seated on a lion),  Rudhradhangottunganivasini (i.e., foremost Sakti-pitha), surrounded by seven hundred tirthas headed by Sri-Visala, and the assembly of sixty-four Yoginis and Siddhas.

No. 532

(B.K. No. 22 of 1930-31)

MANAGOLI, BAGEVADI TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

On a fragment built into the wall (left of entrance) of  the mandapa of the Hanuman temple

1071 A.D.

This is dated Saka 993, Virodhikrit, Pushya su. 1, Sunday, Uttarayana-Samkranti, corresponding to 1071 A.D., December 25.

It records a gift of land to the god Bhogesvara, out of a grant made earlier.  The record is much damaged.

No. 533

(B.K. No. 44 of 1926-27)

LAKKUNDI, GADAG TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On the wall of the Mallikarjuna temple

1076 A.D.

This is dated Saka, 998, Nala, Sankranti, Sunday.  In the said cyclic year corresponding to 1076 A.D., Tula-samkranti occurred on Sunday, in which case the date corresponds to 1076 A.D., September 25.

It records a gift to the god Kalideva by Samkarakoti, disciple of Devendra, pandita.  Ruvari Ketoja engraved the record.

No. 534

(B.K. No. 81 of 1926-27)

SORATUR, GADAG TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a niche in a well called Palledavara-bhavi

Circa 11th century

It states that the well was constructed by Dharmasetti, disciple of Pavitrarasi.

No. 535

(B.K. No. 246 of 1927-28)

SHIRPUR, BAGALKOT TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

On slab set up behind the Ramalingasvamin temple

Circa 1st century

It mentions a chief of the Telugu chola family bearing the titles Ureyur-pura paramesvara and Il[ivi]tti-pareghoshana.  The emblem of the family was lion and their banner had the figure of a tiger on it.  The epigraph is fragmentary and damaged.

No. 536

(B.K. No. 92 of 1928-29)

MANTUR, BILGI TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

On a hero-stone standing near the temple of Ramalinga

Circa 11th century

It records the death of a warrior in a fight.  The inscription is damaged.

No. 537

(B.K. No. 12 of 1929-30)

DHAVALGI, MUDDEBIHAL TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

On a stone standing before the Hanuman temple

Circa 11th century

It seems to record the gift of a well.  It mentions Ingalesvara.  The epigraph is damaged.

No. 538

(B.K. No. 27 of 1929-30)

HULLUR, MUDDEBIHAL TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

On a slab standing near the entrance into the village

Circa 11th century

It seems to describe the valour of a chief named Allapuli.  It mentions Barma.  The inscription is damaged and fragmentary.

No. 539

(B.K. No. 29 of 1929-30)

HULLUR, MUDDEBIHAL TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

On a stone standing in a field

Circa 11th century

It records a gift of land to a Jaina temple of Kanduru-gana, by Mrigavatiyabbe in the presence of the Twenty-four Urodeyas and Panchamatha-sthana of Puluvurani.

No. 540

(B.K. No. 34 of 1929-30)

KOLUR, MUDDEBIHAL TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

On a slab lying near the tank close to the village

Circa 11th century

It seems to record a gift of money.  It mentions two persons named Mamjarasa. and Lokarase.  The inscription is damaged.

No. 541

(B.K. No. 38 of 1929-30)

KUNTOJI, MUDDEBIHAL TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

On a mutilated slab built into the south wall of the Isvara temple

Circa 11th century

The extant portion of the inscription contains details regarding the boundaries of the gift-land and the imprecation.  In the former context Bidirkkunde is mentioned.  The main part of the epigraph is missing.

No. 542

(B.K. No. 87 of 1928-29)

KONNUR, BILGI TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

On a broken stone built into a wall of Biradeva temple

Circa 1149-50 A.D.

The available portion of the date mentions the cyclic year sukla.  This may be equated to 1149-50 A.D., as the epigraph can be assigned to the 12th century on consideration of palaeography.

It records the gift of a house for the maintenance of a free water shed by Raghavanghalisasa of Jambuge.  The gift was entrusted into the hands of the Mahajans of Koniganuru.  The inscription is damaged.

No. 543

(B.K. No. 253 of 1927-28)

ANAGAVADI, BAGALKOT TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

On a slab lying in front of the Duggavva temple

Circa 1153-54 A.D.

This  is dated Srimukha, Ashadha ba. 5, Monday.  Palaeographically the record may be assigned to the 12th century A.D.  The said cyclic year may therefore be taken to correspond to 1153-54 A.D., when the other details correspond to July 12, the weekday being Sunday.

It records a gift of land to a  Jaina temple.  The epigraph is damaged and the details are lost.

No. 544

(B.K. No. 18 of 1930-31)

INGALESVAR, BAGEVADI TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

On a slab set up near the well called Kallappana-bhavi at the old ruined village

1160 A.D.

This is dated Pramadi, Magha ba. 6, Sitavara.  The record may be assigned to the 12th century when the details correspond to 1160 A.D. , January 29, Friday f.d.t. ’68.

It records the death of Santi-pandita who had built the shrine of Mallinatha at Ingalesvara.

No. 545

(B.K. No. 110 of 1929-30)

MUTTAGI, BAGEVADI TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

On a slab standing in the Siddharamayaa temple

1165 A.D.

This inscription is engraved in continuation of No.24 above (B.K. No. 109 of 1929-30), and bears the date, Parthiva, Ashadha, ba. 10, Brihavara, (I.E., Saturday), Dakshinayana-sankranti.  As the earlier inscription is dated in 1142 A.D., the said cyclic year coming immediately after it would fall in 1165 A.D., the above tithi corresponds to July 4, Sunday, but the said Sankranti occurred on Ashadha ba. 1 or June 26, Saturday.

It records the remission of the tax bannigedere on the garden of the Prasanna-kesava temple, by Hammarasa-dandanayaka, the adhikari of Tarddavadi Thousand and the Karanas as paramesvaradatii.  A contract of arani-guttige of the garden was effected by the Mahajanas of the Brahmapuri with Hotteya Bammana who was to supply garlands to the deity every day.  Further gifts to the same deity by several individuals including the members of the trading guilds are also registered.

No.546

(B.K. No. 98 of 1926-27)

MULGUND, GADAG TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a slab on the brink of a well near the Siddhesvara temple

1184 A.D.

This is dated Krodhi, Vaisakha su. 8, Thursday.  The palaeography of the epigraph being of about the 12th century, the date may be equated to 1184 A.D., April 19, Thursday, f.d.t. 07.

It records the death of Chindiya Chandanna of Mulugunda in a fight.

No. 547

(B.K. No. 3 of 1926-27)

GADAG, GADAG TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a slab built into the prakara of the Trikutesvara temple

1184-85 A.D.

This is dated Saka 1107, Krodhi, the other details being lost.  The date corresponds to 1184-85 A.D., the Saka year being current.

It records a gift to the god Trikutesvara.  It mentions Ereguppe in Huligere Three Hundred.  Mention is also made of Hermadiraya, probably of the Chalukya family and Chandrabhushanamuni.  The record is fragmentary and damaged.

No. 548

(B.K. No. 269 of 1927-28)

TULASIGERI, BAGALKOT TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

On a slab set up in the Maruti temple

1185-86 A.D.

This is dated Saka 1107, Visvavasu, Samkramana, the other details being lost.

It records a gift of land made by Jagaddani Jagatapa Amme-Savanta to a Siva temple, for repairs and worship.  Soma-savanta is mentioned in the earlier portion which is much damaged.

No. 549

(B.K. No. 33 of 1930-31)

SATIHAL, BAGEVADI TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

On a stone converted into a mortar in the house of Sannappa-Gauda

1193 A.D.

This is dated the cyclic year Pramadicha, Jyeshtha-punnami, Monday, lunar eclipse.  As the record can be assigned to the12th century, the date might be 1193 A.D., May 17, when the given details correspond regularly.

It seems to register gifts ofland to the gods Kannesvara, Achesvara and Areya-sankaradeva.  The inscription is damaged.

No. 550

(B.K. No. 14 of 1930-31)

INGALESVAR, BAGEVADI TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

On a slab set up near the well at the entrance to the village

1194 A.D.

This is dated Saka 1117, Ananda, Chaitra ba. 2, Saturday, corresponding to 1194 A.D., April 9.  The Saka year was current.

It records the death of the grand-mother of Pendara Bachi, who was a devotee of the god Tirthachandraprabha.

No. 551

(A. R.. No. 436 of 1926)

BADA, DHARWAR TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a broken slab lying near the Siva temple

Circa 12th century

The last four lines record gifts to the deities Siva and Kesvava of Bada.  The top porttion is lost.  On palaeographical grounds the inscription may be assigned to the 12th century A.D.

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