The Indian Analyst
 

South Indian Inscriptions

 
No. Source Dynasty King Date

Language
and Alphabet

Remarks
 

BIHAR

         
1

Pandit Chhedi Jha, Bangaon, Bhagalpur District ; through Dr. D. C. Sircar. (Findspot : Bangaon).

Pāla

Vigrahapāla III

Year    17,       Avayu (Āśvayuja) 28.

Sanskrit, Gauḍīya

 

Issued from the Jayaskandhāvāra at Kāñchanapura. Records the gift of land in a locality called Vasukāvartta in the Hōd rēya vishaya of Tirabhukti to Ghāṇṭūkaśarman, whose family hailed from Kōlāñcha. Published in Ep. Ind., Vol. XXIX, pp. 48 ff.

 

  BOMBAY          
2

Mr. H. V. Nayak, Karwar ; through Mr. P. B. Desai.

Kadamba of Goa Vijayāditya II

Śaka 1102 (current), Vikārin, Kārttika śu. 12, Sunday= 1179 A. D., October 14, Sunday.

Sanskrit, Nāgarī

Registers the grant of a piece of land to a Brāhmaṇa named Gōvinda of the Bhāradvāja gōtra. Ibid., Vol. XXIX, pp. 29 ff.

  GOA          
3

Panjim.—Photographs, through Mr. N. Lakshminarayan Rao.

Do. Jayakēśin  Is

Śaka 981 (chandravasu-graha), Vikārin, Āshāḍha ba. 8, Monday=1059 A. D., July 5, Monday.

Do.

Registers the grant of a deserted village called Laghumōrambikā, situated in Gōpaka-dvīpa-vishaya, to Chhaḍama, chief of the king’s bodyguards, evidently for populating it. The donee was to pay annually thirty Bhairava-nishkas for the first ten years and thirty-five Bhairava-nishkas subsequently ; no other levy was to be collected from him. Chhaḍama belonged to the family of the sailors of Chēmūlyapura and belonged to the Tājiya race, and was the son of Madhumada and grandson of Āliyama. Noticed in the Quarterly Journal of the Bhārata Itihāsa Saṁśōdhaka Maṇḍala (Marāṭhī), Poona, Vol. XXXI, No. 41, pp. 27 ff.

  MADRAS          
4

Superintendent, Department of Archaeology, South-Eastern Circle, Visakhapatnam (Findspot : Andhavaram).

Māṭhara Anantaśaktivarman

Year 14, Śrāvaṇa śu. 5.

Sanskrit, Southern Alphabet.

Issued from Vijayapura. Records the grant, made by the king, of the village of Āndōrēppa to Brāhmaṇas of various gōtras and charaṇas.  The village is stated to have been formerly granted to the same family of Brāhmaṇas by Āryaka-Śakti bhaṭṭāraka. Published in Ep. Ind., Vol. XXVIII, pp. 175 ff..

5

Do.      (Findspot : Do. )

Eastern Gaṅga Indravarman

Year 133, Śrāvaṇa Amāvāsyā, solar eclipse.

Do.

Issued from Kaliṅganagara. Records the grant of the village of Tōṭavāṭaka in Krōshṭukavartanī as an agrahāra to several Brāhmaṇa residents of Andōrakāgrahāra. The grant is stated to have been engraved under orders of Śrī-Lōkārṇavadēva. Ibid., Vol. XXX, pp. 37 ff.

6

Do.      (Findspot : Do. ).

Do. Anantavarman

Year 216, Jyēshṭha ba. 11.

Do.

Issued from Kaliṅganagara. Records the grant of Śakunagrāma, a village in Varāhavarttanī, to the Brāhmaṇa residents of Ānandapura.

7

Do.      (Findspot : Do. ).

Do. Vajrahasta, son of Kāmārṇava

..

Sanskrit, Nāgarī

Issued from Dantipura-vāsaka. Registers the royal gift of the village of Gōshṭhavāḍa in Krōshṭukavartanī to Ādapa Bhīmana.