The Indian Analyst
 

South Indian Inscriptions

 
No. Source Dynasty King Date

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and Alphabet

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  BOMBAY          
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Sri G. H. Khare Curator, Bhārata Itihāsa Saṁśōdhaka Maṇḍala, Poona. Findspot─Tasgoan, Satara District.

 

Yādava Kṛishṇa Śaka 1172 (nētraadri-rudra), Sādhāraṇa, Māgha, day of Purāri (i.e. ba. 14) = 1251 A.D., February 20.

Sanskrit and Marāṭhī, Nāgarī.

Registers a grant of the village Maṁjaravāṭaka by two brothers Chaṁdra and Kēśava, to the temple of Kalidēva built by them, under the stipulation that half the income of the village was to be utilised for eight kinds of bodily enjoyments of the god Kalidēva and the other half to be utilised for feeding 25 Brāhmaṇas. Published in Ep. Ind., Vol. XXVII. * p. 208 ff.

2

The Director, B. J. Institute of Learning and Research, Gujarat Vidya Sabha, Ahmedabad. Findspot – Ladol, Mehsana District.

Chaulukya of Aṇahilapāṭaka. Jayasiṁhadēva

V. S. 1156 Āshāḍha śu 15, Monday= 1099 A.D. July 4, Monday, f.d.t.∙16.

Sanskrit Nāgarī.

Issued from Aṇahilapāṭaka. Records a grant of land measureing 4 vighas and 18 halavāhas in the vicinity of Gambhūta, by the king for maintaining a step-well constructed at Tākaudhī by Velahala son of Mahāmātya Pajjaka, and the temple of Sumatināthadēva erected by Mahāmātya Yaśōrāja at Ṭākaudhī. Published in J. Or Inst., Baroda, Vol. II, No 4. p. 364

3

Do.

Do. Karṇadēva

V. S. 1140 Pausha ba. 14, Monday= 1084 A.D.., Januany 8, Monday, f.d.t. ∙43.

 

Do.

Issued from Dayāvaḍā. Registers a grant of land situated in the village Kāṇōḍā to Sumatināthadēva enshrined in the vasatikā erected by Mahāmātya Pradyumna in Ṭākavadhī, by the king who is styled Mahārājādhirāja and Trailōkyamalla. Loc.cit.

  MADHYA PRADESH          
4

Pandit L. P. Pandeya of the Mahākosal Historical Society, Raigarh. Findspot ─ Lodhiā, old Sarangarh State.

Sōmavaṁśa of Kosala Mahāśivagupta, son of Harshadēva

Year 57, Kārttika 30, Paurṇamī (In words and figures).

Sanskrit Box-headed Characters.

Registers the endowment of the village Vaidyapadraka in [O]ṇī-bhōga to god Iśānēśvara-Bhaṭṭāraka of Khadirapadra tala for worship, offerings etc. The Gift was made by the king at the request of Śri-Śūlapāṇi bhagavatpāda, a disciple of Śrī-Pramathāchārya, who hailed from Pañchayajña tapōvana situated in Dvaitavana. Published in Ep. Ind., Vol. XXVII, pp. 319 ff.

  MADRAS          
5

Tahsildar of Dharmavaram. Findspot ─Rāvulacheruvu, Anantapur District. Through Mr. N. Lakshminarayan Rao.

Vijayanagara Vijaya Bukkarāya

Śaka 1109 (?) Jaya, Aśvija śu. 10.

Telugu

States that Bhōgi-nāyuḍu, Jikka-nāyuḍu, Jyōti-nāyuḍu and Anna-Chennama-nāyuḍu, sons of Mahānāyaṁkāchārya . . yākali Vīra-Bhōgi-nāyuḍu, having settled Nāgi-reḍḍi and Nārapa-reḍḍi, sons of Vōbi-reḍḍi, with half a share, and Kṛishṇa- reḍḍi and Veṅkaṭa-reḍḍi, sons of Nāgi-reḍḍi, with the other half share in Dharmavaram, the latter in turn settled several families of various professions such as the priest, the carpenter, the mason etc., by gifts of land in the gift village, The tank and the temple of Chennakēśava at Dharmavaram are said to have been constructed by Chikkavoḍeya of  Ᾱnegondi.