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Text of the Inscriptions 

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Corpus Inscriptionum Indicarum Volume 2, Part 2

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Kalachuri-Chedi Era Part 1

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Early Gupta Inscriptions

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(INSCRIPTION COLLECTED DURING THE YEAR 1908-09)

CHOLAS

 


Rajendra I

 

No. 80 (Page 51)

(A. R. No. 77 of 1909)

Tiruvanmiyur, Saidapet Taluk, Chinglput District

On the west wall of the Tripurasundari-amman shrine in the Vedapurisvara temple.

Rajendracholadeva : Year 14=26 A.D.

This damaged record commences with Tirumanni valara, the prasasti of the king. 

It registers a gift of cows and sheep for lamps to the temple of Mahadeva at Tiruvanmiyur in Kottur-nadu in Puliyur-kottam. 

No. 82 (Page 55)

(A. R. No. 79 of 1909)

Tiruvanmiyur, Saidapet Taluk, Chingleput District

On the east wall of the Tripurasundari-amman

shrine in the Vedapurisvara temple.

Rajendracholadeva I: C. 1025-26 A.D. 

This incomplete inscription commences with Tirumanni valara etc., the prasasti of the king and mentions Kottur-nadu in Puliyu-kottam in Jayangondasola-manadalam for refers to madapatya of the temple. 

No. 84 (Page 58)

(A. R. No. 81 of 1909)

Tiruvanmiyur, Saidapet Taluk, Chingleput District

On the east wall of the Tripurasundari-amman

shrine in the Vedapurisvara temple.

Rajendracholadeva I: Year 6=1017-18 A.D. 

This inscription commences with Tirumanni valara, etc., the prasasti of the king and records the gift of 5 kasu for the offering of garland during the puja at noon daily of god Mahadeva of Tiruvanmiyur by Kilmayanamangalakilan kilan……yadakki Gangadharan of Pusipakkam alias Sri-Parantakanallur inUrrukkattu-nadu in Urrukkattu-kottam.  The recipients of the gift money were the members of the Tiruvunnaligai-mulasthana-sabha of the temple of Mahadeva at Tiruvanmiyur in Kottur-nadu in Puliyurkkottam. 

No. 85 (Page 59)

(A. R. No. 82 of 1909)

Tiruvanmiyur, Saidapet Taluk, Chingleput District

On the east wall of the Tripurasundari-amman shrine in the Vedapurisvara temple.

Rejendracholadeva (I): c. 1026 A.D. 

This fragmentary inscription contains a portion of the prasasti of the king and records a gift of money and paddy for offerings, evidently to god Mahadeva of the place, and the undertaking given by the Sivabrahmanas of the temple.  Details not clear. 

No. 86 (Page 61)

(A. R. No. 83 of 1909)

Tiruvanmiyur, Saidapet Taluk, Chingleput District

On the base of the Tripurasundari-amman shrine in the Vedapurisvara temple.

Rejendracholadeva I: Year 9=1020-21.

It records a gift of money and paddy for offerings to god Mahadeva. 

No. 654 (Page No. 439)

(A. R. No. 614 of 1909)

Tiruchchirai, Kumbakonam Taluk, Thanjavur District

On another stone in the same place

Rajendrachola I: 11th century

This inscription is a fragment. 

It contains a portion of the prasasti of the king, which here starts from Kollippakkaiyul porutadarilattarasar. 

No. 665 (Page No. 449)

(A. R. No. 623 of 1909)

Konerirajapuram, Thanjavur Taluk, Thanjavur District Same wall.

Rajendrachola I.

This inscription is fragmentary. It contains a portion of the  prasasti of the king commencing with Tirumanni valara, etc. 

No. 674 (Page No. 458)

(A. R. No. 632 of 1909)

Konerirajapuram, Thanjavur Taluk, Thanjavur District

North, west and south walls of the same shrine.

Parakesarivarman alias Udaiyar Sri-Rajendracholadeva I: Year 17=1028-29 A. D.

This inscription is built in the middle and at the bottom. It is in Tamil and Grantha characters. 

It refers to the setting of an image of the god Kshettirapalar in the temple of the god Tirunallamudaiya-mahadevar of Tirunal[1]am, a Brahmadeyam in Vennadu in Uyyakkondar-valanadu, by the queen Arindavan Mahadevaiyar. It seems to be a gift of land for worship to the same deity by the queen who had purchased it in the 16th year (1027-28 A. D.) (of the king’s reign) from a Brahmana woman named Vennaiyan Nangai Muttali-sani, the wife of Kaviniyan  Narayanan Nakkapiran Somayajiyar of the same place. It seems that the sabhai of the same place (i.e., Tirunallam) agreed for the sale of the land for a sum of 128 (?) kasu. Other details are lost.

No. 681 (Page No. 464)

Konerirajapuram, Thanjavur Taluk, Thanjavur District

North wall of the same shrine

Parakesarivarman alias Udaiyar Sri-Rajendracholadeva:  Year 31=1042-43 A.D. 

This inscription is damaged in some places.  It contains the Prasasti of the king commencing with Tirumanni valara etc., 

It records a gift of one tuni of paddy daily to a certain Kari Tillaiyvanan alias Tirukkurangaduturaiyp-pichchan to whom the madapattiyam of the temple of  the god Tirunallamudaiyar of Tirunallam, a Brahmadeyam in Vennadu in Uyyakkondar-valanadu, belonged, by the sabhai of the place. 

No. 682 (Page No. 466)

(A. R. No. 637 of 1909)

Konerirajapuram, Thanjavur Taluk, Thanjavur District Same wall

Parakesarivarman alias Sri Rajendracholadeva I:  year 7 =1017-18 A.D.

This inscription contains the prasasti of the king commencing with Tirumanni valara, etc, 

It records a gift of nonda lamp and a sum of 30 kasu to provide for burning it in the temple of the god Tirunallamudaiya-mahadeva of Tirunallam, a Brahmadeyam in vennadu in [Uyyakkondar-valanadu, by a certain woman Venkadan] Sangam alias Ainnuruvachchi for the sake of her younger sister named Venkadan Ilai [ . .  . .] alias [ . . . . . ] Sundari of Tiruvali in Tiruvali of the temple named Kavisiyan Ilaiya Sattanakkan, Kavisiyanakkan Munnurruvan, Nakkan Sattan, Nakkan [Sodi, Nakkan, Adittan, Nakkan Solai Nakkan Tiruvanantisvaram] Madalan Munnurruva Nakkan, Paradayan Chandirasekaran Tirupurantaka-bhattan, Kavisiyan Tayan Rishabhavahanan and his younger brothers accepted the gift with an undertaking to burn the lamp during the period of their turn of worship in the temple.  

No. 684 (Page No. 467)

(A. R.  No. 639 of 1909)

Konerirajapuram, Thanjavur Taluk, Thanjavur District Same place.

Uttamachola : Year 6=975-76 A. D.

Published in S. I. I., Vol. III, No. 130. 

No. 687 (Page No. 475)

(A. R. No. 642 of 1909)

Konerirajapuram, thanjavur taluk, thanjavur district Same wall

Parakesarivarman alias Sri-Rajendracholadeva I  : Year 7=1018-19 A.D.

This inscription is damaged in some places.  It contains the prasasti of the king commencing with Tirumanni valara etc., 

It records that a certain Vellala (name lost) of Tirunallam, a Brahmadeyam in Vennadu in Uyyakkondar-valanadu, made a gift of 8 kasu to the temple of the god [Adi]tta-Isvaram-udaiya-mahadevar of the place.  This money was received by the temple uvachchas named Padasivan Venkada-Nakkamani, [. . . . . ] sirajan, Madevan Tiruppugalur and Varagunanallaram.  It consider of this money these uvachchas had agreed to play on drums and blow conches for a period of 3 nali at the early morning service to the god of dance (Kuttapperumal) in the temple of the god Tirunallamudaiyar. 

The signatory was Battan Kavaiyattevan. 

No. 690 (Page No. 478)

(A. R. No. 645 of 1909)

Konerirajapuram, Thanjavur Taluk, Thanjavur District. Same wall.

Parakesarivarman alias Sri-Rajendracholadeva I: Year 7=1018-19 A.D. 

This inscription is damaged in some places.  It contains the prasasti of the king commencing with Tirumanni valara, etc. 

It records a gift of a sandhi lamp and a sum of 6 kasu to provide for burning the lamp in the temple of the god Tirunallamudaiya Aditta Isvaramudaiya-mahadevar of Tirunallam, a Brahmadeyam in Vennadu in Uyyakkondar-valanadu, by a certain Tevaradiyan-battan Arangan alias Tava [.....] of the same place.  It is stated that the money was received by a number of persons having right of worship in the temple who had agreed to burn the lamp for ever. 

It also records a gift of 4 kasu by the same donor, which was received by Padasivan Venkada-nakkamani, Nallattamiga Siralan, Madevan Tiruppugalur and Varagunanallaran, the uvachchas of the temple, who had agreed to play on all the various drums to the god (details lost). 

This signatory was battan Kavaiyattevan.

 

No. 770(Page No. 553)

(A. R. No. 719 of 1909)

Alambakkam, Lalgudi Taluk, Tiruchirappalli District Same wall.

Parakesarivarman alias Udaiyar sri-Rajendracholadeva I: Year 23=1034-35 A. D.

This inscription contains the prasasti of the king commencing with Tirumanni valara, etc. 

It records a gift of land, made tax-free, to the temple of the god Sri-Masurantakach-chaturvedimangalam in Rajendrasinga-valanadu, by the sabhai of the place, to provide for food offerings at all the three sandhis (services) to the deity. It is stated that this gift was made sometime previously and the record was engraved on the northern wall of the ardha-mandapa of the temple itself. It is further stated that the land was reclaimed and cultivated by a certain Kantayan, the agent of the senapati Rajendrasola-Brahmarayar, and the land was named after the senapati, as Vipranarayana-masakkal.

Rajadhiraja I

No. 81  (Page 53)

(A. R. No. 78 of 1909)

Tiruvanmiyur Saidapet Taluk, Chingleput District

On the west wall of the Tripurasundari-amman shrine in the Vedapurisvara temple.

Rajadhirajadeva I: Year 27=1044-45 A.D.

This damaged and incomplete record contains part of the prasasti of the king which begins with Tingalertaru etc., and seems to record a gift of land in Tiruvanmiyur, after purchasing it from the residents of Tiruvanmiyur in Kottur-nadu in Puliyur-kkottam in Jayangodasola-mandalam, for offerings, evidently to the god of the place under orders of the king’s officer in charge of the kottam, named Peru Arasur Udaiyan Sirudaikkalal of Arkkattukkuram in Pandikulasani-valanadu. 

No. 685 (Page No. 469)

(A. R. No. 640 of 1909)

Konerirajapuram, thanjavur taluk, thanjavur district  same wall.

Rajakesarivarman alias Vijaya-Rajendradeva (Rajadhiraja): Year 36,

Karkata (Adi), Thursday, Hastam =1053 A. D., July 22.

This inscription which is damaged in some places contains the prasasti of the king beginning with Tingaler taru, etc.,

It states that the Perumguri sabhai of Pavaikkudi, a Brahmadeyam in Vennadu in Uyyakondar-valanadu, assembled under the tamarind tree on the bank of the Suttamallivaykkal, decided to give lands, made tax-free, for (worship and offerings) to the image of a certain deity (name not clear), set up in the temple of the god Tirunallamudaiya-mahadevar at Tirunallam, a Brahmadeyam in Vennadu in the same [vala*]nadu.  The land was given to the temple as iraiyili (made tax-free) on receipt from the temple a sum of 135 kasu plus 3¼ ma kasu.  It is stated that the sabhai had agreed to bear all the expenses connected with the land, and that permission to get this record engraved on the temple and on copper-sheet was given to the temple servants.  After this a long list of the names of the members of the sabhai is appended. 

No. 703  (Page No. 494)

(A. R. No. 655 of 1909)

Konerirajapuram, Thanjavur Taluk, Thanjavur District

At the entrance into the Nataraja shrine in the same temple, right side.

Rajakesarivarman alias Udaiyar sri-Rajadhirajadeva (I): Year 33, 1050-51 A.D. 

This inscription is damaged at the end.  It refers to the king as who took the head of Virapandya, the head of the Cheran(?) and Ilankai (Lanka=Ceylon). 

It records a gift of 4 kasu for burning a sandhi lamp during night in the temple of the god Uttamasolavinnagar Alvar of Tirunallam, a Brahmadesam, in Vennadu in Uyyakkondar-valandu, by a certain Brahmana named Madalan Tirumalirunjolai Srikarimaran and that the money was received by a certain Vaikanasan Kasyapan-Ketalan Govindan, who was probably a priest of the temple, who has agreed to burn the lamp. 

No. 704 (Page No. 495)

(A. R. No. 656 of 1909)

Konerirajapuram, Thanjavur Taluk, Thanjavur District Same place, left side.

Rajakesarivarman alias Udaiyar sri-Vijaya-Rajendradeva

(Rajadhiraja I ) : Year 35=1052-53 A.D. 

This inscription is damaged at the end.  It refers to the king as ‘who took the head of Virapandya, the head of the Cheran, Ilankai (Lanka-Ceylon), and the 7 ½-lakh Irattapadi, and who had got anointed at Kalliyanapuram’.

It records a gift of a sandhi lamp and a sum of 3 kasu to provide fot it, by a certain Madalan Tirumalirunjolai Sikarimaran of Tirunallam, to the temple of the god Sri-Karikalasola-vinnagar Alvar of the same place.  It is stated that three persons named Vaika[na]san Bharggavan, Saruppedi Srikrishnan, his younger brother Su(r)yyan Appirameyan and Narayanan Krishnan received the gift amount and had agreed to burn the lamp from out of the interest thereof. 

No.757 (Page No. 543)

(A. R. No. 706 of 1909)

Alambakkam, Lalgudi Taluk, Tiruchirappalli District

West and south walls of the same shrine.

Rajakesarivarman alias Udaiyar Sri-Rajadhirajadeva I: Year 31=1048-49 A. D.

This inscription is damaged in several places. It contains the prasasti of the king beginning with Tingaler taru tanrongal, etc. 

 It states that the Perumguri Perumakkal of sri-madurantakach-chatup pedimangalam, a Brahmadeyam in Poygai-nadu in Rajendrasinga-valanadu assembled under a pipal tree and decided to make a gift of land, 3 ma in extent, to the temple of the goddess Saptamatirukkal situated in the northern quarter of the village, as Tiruchchennadaippuram. 

No. 767 (Page No. 549)

(A. R. No. 716 of 1909)

Alambakkam, Lalgudi Taluk, Tiruchirappalli District Same wall.

Rajakesarivarman alias Udaiyar sri-Vijaya Rajendradeva (Rajadhiraja I):

Year 35, Friday, Syati=1053 A. D. September 17,

when the tithi was  su. 3 of Bhadrapada month. 

This inscription is extremely damaged and is built in at the beginning. It contains the prasasti of the king of which the beginning Tingaler taru, etc. is not available. 

It mentions the mahasabhai of [Madura]ntakach-charuppedi[mangalam]in Rajendirasinga-valanadu. 

No. 768(page No. 551)

(A. R. No. 717 of 1909)

Alambakkam, Lalgdi Taluk, Tiruchirappalli District North wall of the same shrine.

(Rajadhiraja) I: Year (lost). Acc. 1018 A. D.

This inscription is a fragment and is built in at the end. It contains the prasasti of the king commencing with Tingaler taru, etc., but stops with pukkolippa vanchiyam. 

No. 772 (Page No. 555)

(A. R. No. 721 of 1909)

Alambakkam, Lalgudi Taluk, Tiruchirappalli District Same wall.

Rajakesarivarman alias Udaiyar sri Rajadhirajadeva I : Year 31, day

236, Kumbha (Masi)=1049 A. D., January-February.

This inscription is damaged in some places. It contains the prasasti of the king commencing with Tingaler taru etc. 

It records that a number of Sivabrahmanas of the temple of Sri Kayilayamudaiyar of Sri-Madurantakach-chatuvedimangalam, a Brahmadeyam  in Puygai-nadu in Rajendrasinga-valanadu, received a sum of 5 kasu  towards Burning ½ a nunda lamp using one alakku of ghee from a certain Simadevan Echchilmandai alias Ishachanapichchan, a merchant of the place. The Sivabrahmanas had agreed to measure out an alakku of ghee daily and to burn ½ a nunda lamp in the central shrine of the temple of Sri-Kayilasam-udaiyamahadevar, hereditarily. 

 

No. 773 (Page No. 558)

(A. R. No. 722 of 1909)

Alambakkam, Lalgudi Taluk, Tiruchirappalli District Same wall.

[Rajadhiraja I}] : acc. 1018 A. D.

This inscription is built in the middle and its continuation is not available. 

It contains a part of the prasasti of the king commencing with Tingalertaru, etc. Another piece also contains a part of a prasasti.

Rajendra II

No. 83  (Page No. 57)

(A. R. No. 80 of 1909)

Tiruvanmiyur, Saidapet Taluk, Chingleput District

On the east wall of the Tripurasundari-amman shrine in the Vedapurisvara temple.

Rajendradeva (II): Year 11=1061-62 A.D.

This damaged inscription commences with Irattapadi elarai ilakkamum, etc. and mentions the Sivabrahmana Gautaman of devadana Tiruvanmiyur Kottur-nadu in Puliyur-kkottam in Jayangondasola-mandalam. 

No. 259 (Page No. 165)

(A. R. No. 247 of 1909.)

Kalambur, Arni Taluk, North Arcot District

A fragment built into the wall of the Kasivisvanathasvamin temple.

[Parakesarivarman Rajendradeva] (II) No date: c. 11th century.

This fragmentary inscription forms part of a long record of the king a part of whose prasati is preserved here.

It refers to an image of the god Karumanikka . . . . in standing posture, in the Vishnu temple called [ . . . .] nagar-Alvar temple. Mentions a certain Sirunamgaichchani, a Brahmani. 

No. 347 (Page No. 223)

(A. R. No. 328 of 1909)

Kuvam, Tiruvallore Taluk, Chingleput District

North and west walls of the same shrine.

Parakesarivarman alias Udaiyar Rajendradeva II: Year 5=1055-56 A. D 

This inscription containes the prasasti of the king commencing with tirunadu puviyennum etc. 

It records a sale of land in Kottur alias Cholavichchadirach-chaturvedimangalam in Kanrur-nadu in Manavir-kottam in Jayangondasola-mangalam by the Mahasabhai of the place for a sum of 160 kasuI.  The land was intended for digging through it a feeder-channel to the Tiribuvanamadevipperiyeri of Kuvam alias Madhurantaka-nallur in the same nadu, kottam and mandalam.  It contains a detailed description of the manner and course in which the channel should be dug. 

No.667 (Page No. 451)

(A. R. No. 625 of 1909)

Konerirajapuram, Thanjavur Taluk, Thanjavur District Same wall.

Parakesarivarman alias Udaiyar Sri-Rajendradeva II:

Year 5, Mesha (Chittirai) su. (the tithi omitted) (?) Friday, Asvati=1055 A. D.,

March 31: f.d.t. 10. The tithi was su. 1.

This inscription is damaged. It contains the prasasti  of the king commencing with Tirumadar maruviya sengol, etc.

  It states that on the date quoted above the Perumguri sabhai of Tirunallam, a Brahmadeyam in Vennadu in Uyyakkondar-valanadu, assembled in the Munnurruvanmadam of the place and passed an order the rule panip-pani It is stated that the sabhai received a sum of 128 (?) kasu from the temple of the god Tirunallamudaiya-mahadevar of the place, for a land which was granted as iraiyili (tax-free) to provide for the three sandhi lamps and for feeding (by the chatti food) two ascetics in the above-mentioned temple. 

No. 670 (Page No. 454)

(A. R. No. 628 of 1909)

Konerirajapuram, Thanjavur Taluk, Thanjavur District Same wall.

Parakesarivarman alias Udaiyar Rajendradeva II: Year [ . . .] Ishabha (Vaikasi) su. 3,

 Friday, Tiruvadirai=Irregular. E. 11th century.

This inscription is damaged in several places.

It records the sale made by the perumguri sabhai  of Tirunallam, a Brahmadeyam in Vennadu in Uyyakkonda-valanadu. of land in the same place for a sum of 97-1/2. kasu, to the temple of the god Tirunallamudaiya-mahadevar of the same place. It also records that the sabhai made the land tax-free. Among the boundaries of the lands a certain canal called the Rajarajavaykkal. And Rajendrasolanallur figure. 

No. 678 (Page No. 461)

(A. R. No. 633 of 1909)

Konerirajapuram, Thanjavur Taluk, Thanjavur District Same wall.

Parakesarivarman alias Rajendradeva : Year (lost), Mithuna (Ani) ba. 13,

Sunday, Asvati. Irregular. C. 11th century.

This inscription is built in the middle and is incomplete.  It contains the prasasti of the king commencing with Tirumadar Puvinnum, etc.,

It states that the Perumguri Mahasabhai of Puvaikkudi, a Brahmadeyam in Vennadu in Uyyakkondar-valanadu, assembled in the temple of the god.  Sri-Madurantakisvaram-Udaiyar of the place, and decided after receiving some money (details lost) from the temple of the god Tirugundam-Udaiyar of Tirunallam, a Brahmadeyam in the same nadu, to give away some land in the place, as tex-free gift, to provide for the feeding of the Sivajogis in the temple.

Madurantaka-vadi is mentioned in connection with the specification of the boundaries of the gift-land.

It also appears to record a gift of land to the image of the god Umaskandan set up in the temple of  Tirunallamudaiya-mahadevar. 

No. 679 (Page No. 462)

(A. R. No. 634 of 1909)

Konerirajapuram, Thanjavur Taluk, Thanjavur District Same wall

Parakesarivarman alias Udaiyar Sri-Rajendradeva II : Year 7, Mesha (Chittirai)

(paksha not mentioned) 2, Friday, Karttigai = 1059 A.D.,

April 16.  The Paksha was sukla.

This inscription is built at the beginning and is incomplete.  It contains the last part of the prasasti of the king. 

It states that the Perumguri Mahasabhai of Pavaikkudi, a Brahmadeyam in vennadu in Uyyakkondar-valanadu, assembled in the temple of Madurantaki Isvaramudaiyar and decided, after receing a sum of 165 kasu from the temple of the god Tirunallamudaiyar of Tirunallam, a Brahmadeyam in the nadu to give as tax-free gift some land in the village, to provide for the worship and offering to the image called Amaragalnayakam, of the god Umaskandar.

Solakeralan-vayakkal, Madurantaka-vadi, Sri-Rajendrasola-vaykkal and Pungudi-vaykkal are mentioned in the description in the description of the boundaries. 

Virarajendra

No. 694 (Page No. 482)

(A. R. No. 648 of 1909)

Koneririrajapuram, Thanjavur District, Thanjavur District Same wall.

Rajakesarivarman alias Tribh Virarajendra: Year (lost) C. 11th century. 

This inscription is built in at the end and is badly damaged.  So, many particulars including the date, are lost.  It contains the prasasti of the ruler (name lost) commencing with Virame tunaiyagavum, etc. 

It appears to record a sale of land to the temple of the god Tirunallamudaiya-mahadevar of Tirunallam, by the sabhai of the place who had assembled in the Tiruvolakka-mandapa of the temple.  The gift-land appears to have belonged to a certain Algiyarajamuvendavelan and that it was made tax-free by the sabhi who had also agreed to pay several levies due from the land to the government (?). 

The post-script mentions something about a madappuram. Several persons figure as signatories. 

No. 769 (Page No. 551)

(A. R. No. 718 of 1909)

Alambakkam, Lalgudi Taluk, Tiruchirappalli District Same wall.

Rajakesarivarman alias Udaiyar sri-Virarajendradevar: Year 2, day 97. 1064-65 A. D.

This inscription contains the prasasti of the king commencing with Tiruvalar puyat-tirunilavalaiya, etc. 

It records that the Perunguri Perumakkal of Sri-Madurantakach-charuppedimangalam, a Brahmadeyam in Poygai-nadu in Rajendrasinga-valnadu assembled in the temple of Tiruvisalur Pallikondalvar of their village decided to make a gift of land as Tiruchchennadaippuram to the temple of Tiruvalisvaram-udaiya-mahadevar of the village with permission to have this record engraved on the temple of Sri-Kayilasamudaiyar of the place.  The gift-land is stated to have been situated in the place and it is stated that all the incomes levied from the gift-land would be paid by the mahasabhai itself. 

Among the signatories were a bhatta of Kanderu in Sri-Madurantaka—cheri, a kramavitta of Tirunerkulam in Sri-Tribuvanamadevi...., another of Nerattur in Sri-Kadarangandasola-cheri, another of Sirukottaiyur in Sri-Kangai-kondasola-cheri, the Kadigai (Ghatika) madhyasthan of Madurantakach-charup-pedimangalam itself, some persons of Dattamangalam, another of Vangipuram another of Karikudi, another of Orayur, another of Vallur, another from Mutpura and others.

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