The Indian Analyst

No.

Source

Dynasty

King

Date

Language
and
Alphabet

Remarks

 

ASSAM

 

 

 

 

 

1

Mr. P. D. Chaudhary, Curator, Assam
Provincial Museum, Gauhati, through
Dr. D. C. Sircar. (Findspot : Parvatiya).

Mlēchchha kings of
Prāgjyotisha.

Vanamālavarmadēva

….

Sanskrit in North-
eastern Alphabet.

Issued from Haḍapēśvara. Records the royal grant of the village of Hapōsa situated in Svalpa-Maṅgōka-maṇḍala on the northern bank (of Lōhitya), free of taxes, to Chūḍāmaṇi,
the eldest son of Jējjaṭa of the Śāṇḍilya gōtra. The king is described as the son of Harjara and Maṅgalā. Published in Epigraphia Indica, Vol. XXIX, pp. 145 ff.

2

Do. (Findspot : Dubi)

Bhaumas or Nārakas
of Assam.

Bhāskaravarman

….

Sanskrit in early
Northern Characters.

Registers a renewal by king Bhāskaravarman of a grant of land formerly made by king Bhūtivarman to Priyaṅkara- Ghōshasvāmin and other Brāhmaṇas of various gōtra
and sūtras. A list of the new donees who were apparently descended from the earlier recipients is given. Bhāskara- varman’s genealogy is traced from Naraka, born of Vishṇu
and Bhūdēvī. He is states to be the younger brother of Supratishṭhitavarman and both the brothers are stated to have fought a sanguinary battle against the Gauḍas in
which they were defeated and taken prisoners but regained their kingdom later. Published in Epigraphia Indica, Vol. XXX, No. 47.

 

BENGAL (West)

 

 

 

 

 

3

Roval Asiatic Society of Bengal, Calcutta, through Dr. D. C. Sircar. (Findspot ; Tipperah).

Kings of Dēvaparvata

Bhavadēva

Year 2, Vaiśākha 18

Sanskrit in East In-
dian Characters.

Issued from Dēvaparvata. Registers the gift made by the king of 7½ pāṭakas of land at Vēṇḍamatī in Vāhaka-khaṇḍa of Peranāṭaṇa-vishaya to the Ratnatraya in the Vēṇḍamatī- vihārikā. The gift is stated to have been made by the king on the representation of Mahāsāmantādhipati Nandadhara. The king, whose surname is given as Abhinava-Mṛigāṅka on the seal of the grant, is further described as Paramēśvara,Paramabhaṭṭāraka and Mahārājādhirāja and as meditating on the feet of Ānandadēva, his father who is meditating as a Paramasaugata and Mahārājādhirāja. Published in JAS, L, Vol. XVII, pp. 83 ff.

4

Do.

Kings of Tripurā

Vijayamāṇikya

Śaka 1410, Vaiśākha
15, Mahā-Vaiśākha.

Sanskrit in Bengali
Characters.

Records the gift of some villages to Achārya Vanamālin by Puṇyavatī, who was the wife of Daityanārāyaṇa and the mātulānī of the king. Ibid., pp. 73─82.

5

Do. (Findspot : Kailain)

Rāta

Śrīdhāraṇarāta, lord of Samataṭa

Year 8, Śrāvaṇa śu.
di. 9.

Sanskrit in early East Indian Characters.

Issued from Dēvaparvata. Registers the royal gift of lands in the vishayas of Guptīnāṭana and Paṭalāyikā for the ex- penses of worship and offerings to the Buddha (Tathāgata-
ratna or the Ratnatraya). for the maintenance of the Ārya-saṅgha engaged in the Buddhist liturgy and for the per- formance of the Pañcha-mahāyajña by Brāhmaṇas. The gift is stated to haves been made by the king, the oral orders to the effect being conveyed by (his son ?) Yuvarā a Śrī-