INSCRIPTIONS IN KANNADA
IX - Part
No. 478 of 1915.)
A SLAB SET UP IN THE COURT-YARD OF THE ANJANEYA TEMPLE AT BASSARAKODU,
ADONI TALUK, SAME DISTRICT.
is dated Saka 1200, Bahudhanya, Jyeshtha, su. 1, Guruvara.
The date is not regular; in Bahudhanya, Jeshta su. 1
corresponded to A.D. 1278 May 24 Tuesday, not Thursday as stated.
The record refers itself to in the reing of the Yadava King Ramachandradeva
ruling from Devagiri. The
Mahamandalesvara Kavitadaka Bhimadeva-Raneyya, who was
ruling over Adavani etc. in Sindavadi, made a sarvamanya
gift of Basurukodu to the Mahamandalesvara Vira-bommarasa,
son of Nagarasa.
No. 243 of 1918.)
A PILLAR IN THE ANJANEYA TEMPLE AT KUNCHURU, HARAPANAHALLI TALUK, SAME
is dated the 10th year of the Yadava king Ramachandradeva,
cyclic year Pramathi, Ashadha, ba. 10, Somavara.
In Pramathi – A.D. 1279, Asshadh ba.10 fell on July 5
Wednesday, not Monday; Somavara
is probably a mistake for Saumyavara.
The inscription records that the Mahamandalesvara,
Nava-khandeya-chakravarti Kheyideva-Raneya, also called Kandharadeva,
together with Jagaddala Nachidevarasa, who was the Manneya
of haluvagilu, Malliya, the Urodeya of the village Komchuru
and other Manyakaras and people made a grant of a srotra land
for the service of the god Svaaayambhu-Kalinatha.
It states that the violator of the charity would be
excommunicated from the eighteen samayas.
No. 205 of 1918.)
A PILLAR IN THE CENTRAL MANDAPA OF THE PAMPAPATI TEMPLE AT BENNEHALLI,
SAME TALUK AND DISTRICT.
is dated the 10th year of the reign of the yadava king
Ramachandradeva, cyclic year Pramathi, Phalguna, su. 11,
Somavara corresponding to A.D. 1280 February 12, Monday.
It records the grant by the Rajaguru Vubhanayitavahi-Devaraneya
of gadyanas 8 to the 12Mahajanas of Benneyahalli
and 2 mattars to Kalajiya on account of the
charity of Ramabayi for a water-shed in the samthe.
No. 224 of 1918.)
A SLAB SET UP IN THE KALLESVARA TEMPLE AT HALUVAGALU, SAME TALUK AND
is damaged and dated Saka 1204, Chitrabhanu, Vaisakha, su. 14,
Somavara, Svati-nakshatra and Vyatipata.
In Chitrabhanu, Vaisakha su. 14 ended on Thursday which was
combined with Svati and Vyatipata-yoga; = A.D. 1282 April 23, the
week day is an error. The
record belongs to the reign of the yadava king Ramachandraraya, who
is described as the rescuer of the earth from the depredations of the Turushka,
the conqueror of the Hoysala soverignty etc.
It registers the grant of plot of land at Haluvagalu to
the Sthanika Jogarasi for the service of the god Kalinatha
in the village made by Vasudeva, the chief of the village, Nacharasa,
the eight Hittu and other people.
The gift was made under the orders of Pavasariya, Harideva, the
Adhikhari of Pandya-nadu and a subordinate of the Sainyadhipati
Mahapradhana Kannaradeva, who was governing all the desas including
Huligere. It also
records gifts made by the Nakharas and Mummuridandas for
the same god.
No. 247 of 1918.)
A HERO-STONE SET UP NEAR THE ISVARA TEMPLE AT KADATI, SAME TALUK AND
is damaged and dated the 13th year of the reign
of the Yadva king Ramachandradeva, cyclic year Chitrabhanu,
Vaisakh, ba. 2, Adivara correspondint to A.D. 1282 April 26
Sunday. It seems to
record the death of a hero in a battle waged by Basavadeva, (son
of ?) Bayirarasadeva.
No. 486 of 1914.)
THE BASE OF HE PILLAR OF THE MUKHA-MANDAPA OF THE KALLESVARA TEMPLE AT
MAILARA, HADAGALLI TALUK, SAME DISTRICT.
is damaged and dated Saka 1205, Chitrabhanu, Jyeshtha su. 1,
. . . . corresponding
to A.D. 1282 May 9 Saturday not verifiable), in the reign of the
Yadava king Vira-Ramachandra. It records that Jannuva-Nayaka set
up Nandikesvara before the god Kalinathadeva at Gungurachanda.
No. 242 of 1918.)
A PILLAR OF THE MALLIKARJUNASVAI TEMPLE AT KUNCHURU, HARAPANAHALLI
TALUK, SAME DISTRICT.
is dated the 15th year of the reign of the Yadava king
Vira-Ramachandraraya, cyclic year Sarvajit, Sravana, su. 15,
Somavara. In Sarvajit =
1287 the tithi cited fell on Saturday, not Monday as stated.
But in the previous year it fell on Monday = A.D. 1286 August
5, which was probably the intended date.
The inscription records that under the orders of Lingadeva-Raneya,
son of Mandalika Jajjigideva,
made over the sotra (land) of the god Mallikarjunadeva of the
village Mattavura to the chief priest Kalleyajiya-Haripajiya, in
the presence of Jagadla Nacharasa, Mallanna, the eight Hittus and
No. 718 of 1919.)
A SLAB SET UP NEAR THE SUNKALAMMA TEMPLE AT NERANIKI, ALUR TALUK, SAME
is dated the 17th year of the reign of the Yadava king
Ramachandradeva, Saka 1209, Sarvajitu, Sravana, su. 15, guruvara corresponding
to A.D. 1287 July 24 Friday. Not Thursday, the 15th tithi
commencing about midday on Friday.
It records that Deva-Raneya, who was administering (Sindavadi-nadu
?) granted Nagaya-Nayaka, son of Srikantha-Nayaka, four
villages viz., Neralike, Bembugudi,, Arakere and Holalugunda
as vritti and that the chief Settis of Tumbulapattana
granted a cess of 2 panas on every load of ten bullocks to
No. 225 of 1918.)
A HERO-STONE SET UP IN The KALLESVARA TEMPLE AT HALUVAGILU,
HARAPANAHALLI TALUK, SAME DISTRICT.
is damaged and dated the 18th year of the reign of the
Yadava king Ramachandradeva, cyclic year Sarvajitu ( = A.D.
1287-88), other details being lost. It seems to record the death of other details being lost.
It seems to record the death of Semjiya-mallaya with
laurels of victory in a battle field.
No. 248 of 1918.)
A HERO-STONE SET UP IN THE ISVARA TEMPLE AT KADATI, SAME TALUK AND
is damaged and dated Saks 1214, Nandana ( = A.D. 1292-93), Phalguna, in
the reign of the Yadava king Vira-Ramachandraraya.
It records that the Mahheyagoditi Chattarasa fought
at the command of Kandharadeva, and died after beheading a number
No. 256 of 1918.)
A SLAB SET UP IN THE SITE OF A RUINED MATHA AT MANNERA-MASALAVADA, SAME
TALUK AND DISTRICT.
is dated Saka 1219, Hemalambi, Margasira, su. 5, Guruvara corresponding
to A.D. 1297 November 20, Wednesday, not Thursday, in the reign
of the Yadava king Ramachandradeva.
It records a gift of some plots of land to Vinayachandradeva,
disciple of Nemichandra-Ravula of the Postaka-gachchha, Desi-gana
and Mula-sangha, by the Mahamandalesvara Bhairavadevarasa,
a Vaishnava in faith, with the Gaudas and others for the Jina
temple at Mosalevada, which was repained by Kesava-Pandita, son
of Savanta-Pandita, the prime-minister of the Mahamandalesvara
It also records the grant of some other plots of land by the
eight Hittus and the people of the village, with Parisa-Gauda of
Hagaranuru at their head, to the temple of Parsvanathadeva constructed
by Kannayi at Moasalavada. Kannayi
is stated to be the mother of Kesava-Pandita.
No. 480 of 1915.)
A ROCK IN A FIELD AT SAMBUKALLU, ADONI TALUK, SAME DISTRICT.
is badly damaged. All that is preserved is the name of the Yadabva king Ramachandra.