The Indian Analyst

Serial
No.

Findspot

Dynasty

King

Date

Language and Alphabet

Remarks

 

 

 

WEST BENGAL

 

 

 

1

Calcutta : Slab in the office of the Superin-
tendent, Department of Archaeology,
Eastern Circle.

….

…..

….

Sanskrit in Northern
Alphabet.

Engraved on two sides, the first containing fragment of the
Buddhist formula Yē dharmā, etc., and the second part of a
dhāraṇī (?). In characters of about the 8th century.

 

 

 

MADRAS

 

 

 

 

TIRUCHIRAPPALLI DISTRICT.
TIRUCHIRAPPALLI TALUK.

 

 

 

 

 

2

Śrīraṅgam : Raṅganāthasvāmin temple,
third prākāra, west wall, north side.

Chōḷa

Tribhuvanachakravartin Kulōttuṅga-
Chōḷadēva.

[lost]

Tamil

Damaged and worn out. Commences with the introduction,
Pugalśūlnda puṇari, etc. Records a gift of land at the
instance of …… Mūvēndavēḷār, the Śrīkāriyam officer of the
temple, to Āṭkoṇḍavilli of Ādanūr for the purpose of
maintaining a nandanavanam and farm, stipulating an
annual payment of 4 kalam of paddy into the śrībaṇḍāram.
The donor’s name is lost.

3

Same wall

Do.

[Do.]

1[3]th year

Do.

Commences with the same introduction as the above. Re-
cords the assignment of two plots of land, free of specified
taxes, to the ālvārkanmis of the temple by Sēnāpatigaḷ Taḷiyil
Madurāntakan alias Rājēndrachōḷa Kiḍārattaraiyar and
his wife Rājakēsarivalli, for raising two flower gardens in
their names, stipulating payment of a certain quantity of
paddy annually into the śrībaṇḍāram of the temple. Also
provides for maintenance of two servants for the upkeep of
the gardens. Mentions the sites of the Elupatt-eṭṭu-nāḍan
and Rājēndraśōla-Mahābali-vāṇādhirājar.

4

Do.

Do.

Do.

34th year

Do.

Damaged. Commences with the same introduction as the
above. Seems to record some gift of land by the temple
officials to Vāmanan. The other details of the gift are
lost.

5

Do.

Do.

….

42nd year

Do.

Badly damaged and peeled off. Seems to record a gift of land
and stipulates payment of a certain quantity of paddy into
the temple treasury.

6

Do. (Middle section)

Do.

….

….

Do.

Do. Seems also to register a gift of land by the temple officials.
The details are lost. Engraved below the previous number.

7

Do. (South side)

Do.

[Ku]lōttuṅga-Chōḷadēva

42nd year

Do.

Do. Seems to record a gift of land as in above. All details
are lost.