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Volume - IX

Contents

Preface

Part - I

Banas

Vaidumbas

Nolamba-Pallavas

Chalukyas of Badam

Rashtrakutas

Chalukyas of Kalyani

Kalachuryas

Cholas

Hoysalas

Yadavas

Guttas

Alupas

Cholas of Renandu

Part - II

Eastern Chalukyas

Dynasties of Vijayanagara

Ummattur Chiefs

Changalva

Mysore Kings

Miscellaneous

Other South-Indian Inscriptions 

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Volume 22
Part 2

Volume 23

Volume 24

Volume 26

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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

MISCELLANEOUS INSCRIPTIONS IN KANNADA 

VOLUME IX - Part - I 

NOLAMBA-PALLAVAS 

No. 32.

(A.R. No. 767 of 1917.)

ON A BROKEN PILLAR LYING IN FRONT OF THE ISVARA TEMPLE AT GOLLAPURAM HINDUPUR TALUK, SAME DISTRICT.

This undated inscription records that the Nolamba-Pallava king Nolambadhiraja granted Piriya-Melapi to Balasoma-Bhatara, in the month of Pushya, Jupiter being in Makara.  Nolambadhiraja of Nos.  32-37 has probably to be identified with Iriva-Nolamba Nolipayya as the records are written in characters of the 10th century A.D.

No. 33.

(A.R. No. 716 of 1917.)

ON A BEAM SUPPORTING THE ROOF OF THE CHOULTRY AT AGALI, MADAKASIRA TALUK, SAME DISTRICT.

This is damaged and not dated.  It refers itself to the reign of the Nolamba-Pallava king Nolambadhiraja and records the construction of Vishnu temple and a grant of land for the service of the god by kotayya, a Dandanayaka of the Ballaha (i.e. Rashtrakuta king), after obtaining it from the Nolamba king.  The Mahajanas of Agali are to protect the gift.

No. 34.

(A.R. No. 783 of 1917.)

ON A SLAB SET UP IN THE COURT-YARD OF THE CHANNAKESAVA TEMPLE AT KALLURU, HINDUPUR TALUK, SAME DISTRICT.

This undated record of the reign of the Nolamba-Pallava king Nolambadhiraja registers the gift of bittalande (made by the king) for the (repairs of the) tank of Kallaluru.

No. 35.

(A.R. No. 742 of 1917.)

ON A HERO-STONE LYING IN A FIELD TO THE EAST OF UPPARATONASANAHALLI, A HAMLET OF PADUVALA-BYADEGERA, MADAKASIRA TALUK, SAME DISTRICT.

This is an undated inscription of the reign of the Nolamba-Pallava king Nola[mbadhiraja].   It statesthat the stone was set up in memorty of a certain person who died by entering into the fire on account of the death of some one (name lost).

No. 36.

(A.R. No. 748 of 1916.)

ON A HERO-STONE SET UP IN THE VILLAGE NARASINGARAYANI-ROPPA, SAME TALUK AND DISTRICT.

This is damaged and not dated.  It refers itself to the reign of Nolambadhiraja and seems to record the (death ?) of Nachama-Gavunda after slaying four regiments of the enemy’s army.

No. 37.

(A.R. No. 755 of 1916.)

ON A PILLAR SET UP IN A FIELD AT PHALARAM GOLLARAHATTI, SAME TALUK AND DISTRICT.

This undated inscription refers itself to the reign of the Nolamba-Pallava king Nolambadhiraja.  It was set up in memory of the death of hunting dog, named Puniga, after killing a wild boar.  Some chief (name lost) is said to have been ruling over Tannuru and Choragiri.

No. 38.

(A.R. No. 199 of 1910.)

ON A PILLAR LYING IN THE HOUSE OF ISVARAYYA AT KOLAGATTUR, DHARMAPURI TALUK, SALEM DISTRICT.

This undated and much damaged record of the reign of the Nolamba-Pallava king [Polal ?]chora mentions the victory of Ayyapadeva over Ammanaraya and Govanna.  It registers the gift of some land (boundary specified) for the offerings of some god (name lost).  One of the king’s ancestors, Mahendra, is said to have been the lord of the Ganga ninetysix-thousand province.  On palaeographic considerations the record may be assigned to the reign of Polalchora II.

No. 39.

(A.R. No. 325 of 1912.)

ON A SLAB SET UP IN THE ARKESVARA TEMPLE AT KARSHANAPALLE, PUNGANUR ZAMINDARI, CHITTOOR DISTRICT.

This undated record gives the genealogy of the Nolamba-Pallava kings as follows:- Iriva-Nolamba’s son was Nanni-Nolamba; the latter’s son was Polachora and his son was Vira-Mahendra (II).  The last mentioned king is said to have journeyed to Nolambavadi from Cholnadu and while staying at Kolala (Kolar) installed Kirtti-Gamunda’s son and bestowed upon Nolamba-Gavunda (the installed person ?) Belagaturu of Pulinattakere.

No. 40.

(A.R. No. 442 of 1923.)

ON A SLAB SET UP IN SURVEY NO. 318 TO THE SOUTH OF THE VILLAGE KALUGODU, RAYADRUG TALUK, BELLARY DISTRICT.

The record is dated Saka 899, without any further details, in the reign of the Nolamba-Pallava king Maydammarasa who was ruling from Baraguru.  It registers the gift of kalnadu made by Nannigasraya Ayyapadeva to (the family of) Eregangayya, who fell fighting,  and of Maydamma, son of Kalunenarasa who died as kilgonte.  The inscription was written by Kritayugachola  .    .  yitachari.

No. 41.

(A.R. No. 242 of 1913.)

ON A ROCK IN A FIELD AT NELAPALLI, PUNGANUR ZAMINDARI, CHITOOR DISTRICT.

This record which is not dated belongs to the reign of the Nolamba-Pallava chief Irivanalomba Ghateyankakara-Pallavaditya, whose genealogy from Irivanolamba I is narrated.  The former is said to have bestowed, when he was in Venduru-Ponne in Paruvi-nadu, royal honours, such as a horse to ride, an umbrella, alapantuvake, kuncha, talige, kilvatta, addanige and gaddige on Karavayya, son of Gavaresetti, a Baligara.  The chief named him Mummadi-Gavare-Pallavaditya-Nolambasetti and granted to him as a kodange the town Kolatura in Pulinadu, which was surnamed Pallavadityapura.  The boundaries of the village are specified.  The writer of the record was Chandimayya.

No. 42.

(A.R. No. 64 of 1904.)

ON A SLAB SET UP NEAR THE KALLESVARA TEMPLE AT KALKAMBHA, BELLARY TALUK, SAME DISTRICT.

This is dated Saka 949, Prabhava, Chaitra, su.1, Brihaspativara.  In Prabhava = Saka 949 expired, Chaitra Su.  1 fell on Sunday, not Thursday as stated.  But in the next year i.e. Vibhava the tithi cited did fall on Thursday = 29th February A.D. 1028; this was probably the date intended.  The record refers itself to the reign of the Nolamba-Pallava king, Jagadekamalla-Nolambapallava-Permanadideva ruling from Vipranarayana. A certain Sahale-Gavuda is said to have made a grant of some land for the service of god Mahadeva at Chihanapatti.  The record is damaged at the end.

No. 43.

(A.R. No. 197 of 1913.)

ON A STONE SET UP NEAR A WELL AT SOMALAPURAM, SAME TALUK AND DISTRICT.

This record is dated Saka 953, Pramoda, Ashadha, ba. Dasami, Adityavara corresponding to A.D. 1030, June 28, Sunday.  It states that the Nolamba chief Kanakarasa, made a gift of 6 mattar and 100 kamma of wet land for the service of the god Mahadeva of Arakere.

No. 44.

(A.R. No. 67 of 1904.)

ON A SLAB SET UP IN THE FIELD CALLED GOPIKALLU-HOLA AT KALKAMBHA, SAME TALUK AND DISTRICT.

This is dated Saka 970, Sarvadhari, Kartika, su 7, Brihaspativara.  In Sarvadharin == Saka 970 Karttika su. 7 fell on Sunday, not Thursday as stated; but in the next year i.e. Virodhin, it began at .48 on Thursday == 5th October A.D. 1049.  The inscription refers itself to the reign of Trailokyamalla-Nanni-Nolambapallava-Permanadi, when Muliga Po .   . yya-Gavunda made a grant of land for the service of the god Vishnu at Chiyanapatti and 3 mattars of land to Haloja (for engraving the record?).

No. 45.

(A.R. Nos. 191 and 191-A of 1911.)

Published in Epigraphia Carnatica, Vol. X, Ct. 118.

 

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