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Chalukyas

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Vijayanagara Kings

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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

Corpus Inscriptionum Indicarum Volume 7, Part 3

Kalachuri-Chedi Era Part 1

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Epigraphica Indica

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Epigraphia Indica Volume 6

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Epigraphia Indica Volume 27

Epigraphia Indica Volume 29

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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 CHALUKYAS

Vikramaditya VI | Somesvara I | Somesvara II Somesvara III  

Jagadekamalla | Taila III | Somesvara IV

No.4

(B.K. No. 162 of 1928-29)

NANDIHAL, BADAMAI TALUK, BIJAPJUR DISTRICT

On a broken slab set up in the Maruti temple

[Vikramaditya VI], 1105-06 A.D.

This is dated the 19th regnal year, perhaps of Tribhuvanamalla and Parthiva, the other details being lost.  This date corresponds to 1105-06 A.D.

It seems to record a gift of land and house-site to the god Mulasthana.  The epigraph is mutilated.

No.5

(B.K. No.36 of 1928-29)

ARASIBIDI, HUNGUND TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

On a slab standing on a hill to the right of the Jaina basti

[Vikramaditya VI] , 1106 A.D.

This is dated the Chalukya-Vikrama year 31, Vyaya, Pasuhya, ba.9, Wednesday, corresponding to 1106 A.D., December 19, Wednesday, f.d.t. .92.

It registers a gift of fixed shares in the income from the Pannaya tax for a feeding house in the Vishnu temple of the Brahmapuri of the capital town of Vikramapura by Mahapradhana, Dandanayaka, Madhavabhatta with the approval of Mahaprachandadandanayaka, Banasverggade Anantapala-dandanayaka.

No. 6

(B.K. No.137 OF 1926-27)

HUYILGOL, GADAG TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a slab set up in the Maruti temple

[Vikramaditya VI] 1111 A.D.

This is dated the Chalukya-Vikrama year 35, Khara, Chaudige-amavasye, Sunday-Chaudige or Chautiya-amavasye seems to refer to the Sravana-amavasye coming before Vinayaka-chaturthi.  The details would thus regularly correspond to 1111 A.D. , August 6.

It seems to record a gift of land by Dandanayaka Gollara Devanna in the presence of the Hundred and Twenty Mahajans of Huligola.  The date cited above is engraved after the formal end of the record.  The epigraph is fragmentary.

No.7

(A.R. No.452 of 1926)

SINGANAHALLI,DHARWAR TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a broken slab set up in front of the Kalamesvara temple.

[Vikramaditya VI], 1123-24 A.D.

This is dated the year 1045, obviously of the Saka era and Sobhakrit.  The other details are lost.  The date corresponds to 1123-24 A.D.

This fragmentary record mentions Mahamandalesvara Jayakesi and his son, probably Vijayaditya, and contains the prasasti of the Kadambas.  All other details are lost.

NO.8

(A.R. No.465 of 1926)

GUGIKATTI, DHARWAR TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On the pedestal of the imageof Kesava

Vikaramaditya VI, 1125 A.D.

This is dated the Chalukya-Vikrama year 49 Krodhi, Vaisakha ba.[11], Sunday,-corresponding to 1124 A.D., May 11.

It mentioned Mailaladevi, daughter of Tribhuvanamalla (vikramaditya VI) and wife of jayakesi, and refers to the installation of the god Kesava.

No.9.

(A.R. No.444 of 1926)

BHAVIHAL, DHARWAR TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

Onhalukya-Vikrama a slab set up in front of the Mallikarjuna temple

Vikramaditya VI, 1125 A.D.

This is dated the Chalukya-Vikrama year 50, Visvavasu, Pushya su., Monday, Uttarayana-sankramana, the tithi being lost.  The date is irregular as in the said cyclic year the Sankramana occurred on Pushya ba. 14, Friday, corresponding to 1125 A.D, December 25.

It states that when Mahamandalesvara Jayakesi of the Kadamba family along with his queen Mailala-mahadevi, the daughter of the Chalukya emperor, was governing the provinces of Konkana Nine-hundred and Palasige Twelve-thousand, the officers of Kundur-nadu, viz., Sivaraja, Nagavarma, Sankarayya, and others made, under instructions from the governor, a gift of land and a house to the god Mallikarjuna of Mandayya-tirtha of Halgundi, for worship, offerings and lamp.  Further gifts to the deity are mentioned.  The name Halgundi occurs as Palgundige also.

No.10

(B.K. No.76 of 1926-27)

SORATUR, GADAG TALUK, DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a broken slab set up in front of the Kallesvara temple

[Vikramaditya VI]

The record seems to belong to the reign of Chalukya Tribhuvanamalla (Vikramanditya VI).  It seems to refer to Soratur as being governed by the goddess Mahalakshmi of Kolhapur (of. South Indian Inscriptions, Vol.XI, Part II, No.137).  The Two Hundred Mahajanas of Soratur are stated to have installed (an image of ) the god Vishnu.  The other details are lost, the epigraph being fragmentary.

No.11

(B.K. No.153 of 1928-29)

KENDUR, BADAMAI TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

On a slab set up in front of the Kallappa temple behind the Halurappa temple

Vikramaditya VI

The epigraph refers itself to the reign of Tribhuvanamalla (Vikramaditya VI) who is said to have been ruling from Jayanthipura.  The stone is peeled off after the introductory portion.

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