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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

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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. 552 - 572 | No. 276 - 400 | No. 401 - 450 | No. 451 - 471 | No. 472 - 496 | No. 497 - 530  No. 531 - 551 | 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. 552

(A. R.. No. 446 of 1926)

TADKOD, DHARWAR TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a niche to the proper right of the entrance into the central shrine of the Kalamesvara temple

Circa 12th century

It is an invocation in Sanskrit verse to Chandranatha-jina for the protection of the teacher Vasupujya, disciple of Balachandra, of Yapaniya-sangha, Svarnapashanagachcha and Vrikshamula-gana.

No. 553

(A. R.. No. 457 of 1927)

MUGAD, DHARWAR TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a hero-stone set up on the tank bund

Circa 12th century

It seems to record the death of Naga-gavunda in a fight on the occasion of a cattle raid.  The inscription is damaged ad worn out.

No. 554

(A. R.. No. 462 of 1926)

SIDDHAPUR, DHARWAR TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On the pedestal of the image of Bhagavati in the Siva-mandapa

Circa 12th century

It states that the image of the goddes Bhagavati of the god Mulasthana was caused to be made by Sagalara Kammara-setti.

No. 555

(A. R.. No. 463 of 1926)

SIDDHAPUR, DHARWAR TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On the pedestal of Ganesa image in the Siva-mandapa

Circa 12th century

 It refers to the construction of the image of Vinayaka.  The inscription is damaged and the details are lost.

No. 556

(B.K. No. 36 of 1926-27)

LAKKUNDI, GADAG TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On the pedestal of the image of Neminatha in the Jain basti

Circa 12th century

It states that the image was the gift of Samkhadeva of Mula-samgha and Devagana.

No. 557

(B.K. No. 34 of 1926-27)

LAKKUNDI, GADAG TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On the slab in the vacant site opposite to Nagaresvara temple

Circa 12th century

It states that the inscription is set up to indicate the boundary of the site of the lana-sala, made over to the teacher, Tripbhuvanatilaka-Santinatha of Vasudhaika-Bandhava-Jinalaya, by the One Thousand.

No. 558

(B.K. No. 35 of 1926-27)

LAKKUNDI, GADAG TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On the slab in the vacant site opposite to Nagaresvara temple

Circa 12th century

It records a gift of two shops to the god Nannesvara by the One Thousand.

No. 559

(B.K. No. 38 of 1926-27)

LAKKUNDI, GADAG TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a beam of the Chandramaulisvara temple

Circa 12th century

It records a gift of betel nuts to a god on the occasion of Dipavali by Kenikara Echisetti, described as the son of the One Thousand of Lokkigundi which is said to have been an agrahara gifted by Rama.

No. 560

(B.K. No. 46 of 1926-27)

LAKKUNDI, GADAG TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a pillar in the Manikyesvara temple

Circa 12th century

It refers to the bhoga-mandapa constructed on a well by the teacher Kriyasakti-pandita and mentions Baddiyara Basavisetti.

No. 561

(B.K. No. 47 of 1926-27)

LAKKUNDI, GADAG TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On the base of pillar in the Nannesvara temple

Circa 12th century

It seems to record the setting up of a pillar for a deity by a lady.  The epigraph is worn out and the details are lost.

No. 562

(B.K. No. 139 of 1926-27)

HUYILGOL, GADAG TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a hero-stone built into the platform of the Maruti temple.

Circa 12th century

It seems to record the death of Marasimgha, son of Revayya, in a defensive fight at the instance of the Hundred and Twenty of Puligola.

No. 563

(B.K. No. 165 of 1926-27)

KARDI, HUNGUND TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a broken slab set up in front of the chavadi

Circa 12th century

It records a gift of land to the god Kesava by Chavunda-gavunda and Revagavunda.  The epigraph is damaged.

No. 564

(B.K. No. 167 of 1926-27)

KARDI, HUNGUND TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a slab set up in front of the chvadi

Circa 12th century

The extant portion gives the cyclic year Dundubhi, Karttika ba. 14, the details being insufficient for verification.

It refers to a lady disciple (name lost) of the Jaina monk Harishnena of Mulasangha and Sena-gana.  The epigraph is damaged.

No. 565

(B.K. No. 180 of 1926-27)

RON, RON TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a hero-stone in front of the Virabhadra temple

Circa 12th century

The Only details of the date available are Magha, su. 11.  It mentions a Sahani.  The inscriptions is badly worn out.

No. 566

(B.K. No. 209 of 1926-27)

NIDGUNDI, RON TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a pillar in the Kanchesvara temple

Circa 12th century

It states that an oil mill of the god Akkabesvara of Nidugundi was placed in charge of Mohesvara Kalisakti, the acharya of the temple.  The stipulation seems to be that the donee and the successive members of his family were to supply a fixed quantity of oil to the god.

No. 567

(B.K. No. 43 of 1927-28)

NAGARAHALLI, MUNDARGI TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On the pedestal of a saptamatrika stone in the ruined Panchalinga temple on the bank of the Tungabhadra.

Circa 12th century

It seems to record some gift of Tribhuvana-Narayana, son of Sgarayya, the Malvarasetti of Malale-nadu.  The inscription is fragmentary.

No. 568

(B.K. No. 57 of 1927-28)

KALKERI, MUNDARGI TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a pedestal of a lost image preserved in the village chavadi

Circa 12th century

It records the construction of a Jaina temple at Kalikere and the installation of the image of Parsvanatha therein for the preceptor Sakalachandra-bhattaraka by Haligavunda, disciple of Bhanukirtti-Siddhantideva of Mula-samgha, Kondakundanvaya, Kranur-gana and Tintrini-gachchha.

No. 569

(B.K. No. 67 of 1927-28)

DAMBAL, MUNDARGI TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a stone built into the platform of the mandapa of the temple called Dabbagudi

Circa 12th century

It refers to the gadimba of the land belonging to the god Madhavesvara.

No. 570

(B.K. No. 70 of 1927-28)

DAMBAL, MUNDARGI TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a pillar at the left of entrance into the Kalamesvara temple

Circa 12th century

It describes Masavadi-nadu which is stated to have been situated on the northern bank of the river Dakshina-Ganga (i.e., Tungabhadra), in Kuntala-vishaya.  It then states that Pemadi secured from his overlord the rulership of Masavadi, by dint of his valour.  Permadi had two sons Harihara and Kuppa and the latter was the father of Harihara and Mallideva.  The records is multilated and incomplete.

No. 571

(B.K. No. 73 of 1927-28)

DAMBAL, MUNDARGI TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT.

On a slab set up near a well in Survey No. 413

Circa 12th century

It enjoins that no talara should take any produce of the garden, evidently referring to the field bearing the inscription originaly.

No. 572

(B.K. No. 75 of 1927-28)

DONI, MUNDARGI TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a slab set up in front of the chavadi

Circa 12th century

The record, engraved in continuation of B.K. No. 74 of 1927-28 (published in the Bombay Karnatak Inscriptions, Vol. I, Part II, No. 140, pp. 169 ff) contains two incomplete dates: (1) 13, Sunday and (2) Pushya su. 15, Sunday, Uttarayana-samkramana.  These cannot be verified.

It seems to register gifts of land, shops and house-sites by the Mahajanas of Dronipura, to the basadi built by Sovisetti.  The supplement, engraved on the top of the slab, records gifts of oil-mill and betel nut.

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