INSCRIPTIONS IN KANNADA
IX - Part
No. 343 of 1920.)
A STONE BY THE SIDE OF THE ISVARA TEMPLE AT PEDDAVADUGURU, GOOTY TALUK,
is not dated; it belongs to the reign of the Chalukya king
Satyasraya whose proper name appears to be Ereyitiyadigal.
It registers the grant of the village Elpattu Simbhige, made
tax-free, by Eretiyadigal after his subdugation of Ranavikrama, probably
a Bana king. It also
registers the grant of the village Nadanuru, with the consent of
the Bana king. The engraver
Mahendrapallavachari was granted 12 mattars of land at
Nadanuru by the Majakamas. If
Ereyatiyadigal stands for Ereya which was a name of Pulakesin II
this record may have to be assigned to the reign of that king.
No. 333 of 1920.)
A STONE LYING TO THE NORTH OF THE VILLAGE BETAPALLI, SAME TALUK AND
undated inscription belongs to the reign of the Chalukaya king VijayadityaSatyasraya.
It registers the grant of 20 mattars of red soil, a mattar
of wet land and 2 mattars of garden land to Talereyar by
Vikramaditya, the uncle of Banarja, when the latter was
ruling Turamara-vishaya as the king’s feudatory.
It also states that Vikramaditya had the birudas
Taruna-Vasantan and Samanta-kesari and that he was ruling Ayiradi.
The inscription was written by Singutti.
No. 691 of 1919.)
A STONE IN THE BHOGESVARA TEMPLE AT CHIPPAGIRI, ALUR TALUK, BELLARY
registers the grant of 50 mattars of land and a flower garden
made by Bantarasa during the reign of the Chalukya king Vijayaditya-Satyastraya
to DharmmaBhatara and some land to a temple with
the consent of the Mahajanas.
The record is not dated.
No. 339 of 1905.)
AMULTILATED SLAB LYING ON THE BANK OF THE RIVER PENNERU AT DANAVALAPADU,
JAMMALAMADUGU TALUK, CUDDAPAK DISTRICT.
damaged and updated inscription registers the grant of some fields made
by the Chalukya king Vijayaditya to Bhupaditya.
No. 346 of 1920.)
A BROKEN PILLAR SET UP BEFORE THE SHRINE OF A LINGA, A MILE TO THE NORTH
OF THE VILLAGE NILURU, GOOTY TALUK, ANANTAPUR DISTRICT.
record in archaic characters is not dated and belongs to te reign of the
Chalukya king [Ki]rttivarma-Satyasraya, probably the
second king of that name. He
is stated to have remitted certain taxes due from some Gamundas (who
are named). He also gave
them the umbrella and other honours.
No. 724 of 1919.)
A SLAB SET UP NEAR THE OBALESVARA TEMPLE IN THE VILLAGE KURUKUNDI, ALUR
TALUK, BELLARY DISTRICT.
inscription of the reign of the Chalukya king Kirtivarma-Satyasraya registers
the gift of some land. The
date of the record is lost. On
palaeograpic grounds the inscription may be assigned to the reign of Kirttivarman
No. 734 of 1919.)
A SLAB SET UP NEAR THE ISVARA TEMPLE AT NAGARURU, SAME TALUK AND
is not dated and is little damaged.
It refers itself to the reign of the Chalukya king . . . ditya
and records the grant of some land by Nagamangala.
Mention is also made of Tondemana Muttarasa.
No. 61 of 1904.)
THE KATTE-BANDE ROCK NORTH-EAST OF THE HANUMANTA HILL AT KURUGODU,
BELLARY TALUK, SAME DISTRICT.
record belongs to the reign of the Chalukya king Satyasraya whose
proper name is not given, and specifies the land measure and the coin to
be used at Kurumgodu. It
is not dated.