INSCRIPTIONS OF THE PARAMARAS OF MALWA
MOḌĀSĀ COPPER-PLATE INSCRIPTION OF THE TIME ON BHOJADEVA
... Second Plate
NO. 8 ; PLATES VIII-IX
MŌḌĀSĀ COPPER-PLATE INSCRIPTION OF THE TIME OF BHŌJADĒVA
[Vikrama] Year 1067
...THE plates bearing the subjoined inscription were discovered, in 1944, by Shri R.P. Soni, a
well known Gujarātī writer and a resident of Mōḍāsā, which was formerly in the Ahmedabad
but now in the Sābarkāṅṭhā District of Gujarāt. The inscription was edited by Dr. Hari Prasad
Shastri of the Gujarāt Vernacular Society, Ahmedabad, in the Bhāratīya Vidyā (Bombay), Volume V
(1945), Supplement, pp. 37-40, with his own reading of the text, in Nāgarī, but without a facsimile
Some fifteen years after, the record was edited in the Epigraphia Indica, Volume XXXIII (for
1959-60), pp. 192 ff., with text in Roman characters (pp.196-98) and Plates (between pp. 196-97).
by Dr. D.C. Sircar, from photographs of the inscription received by him from Pandit Utsavalal
Purani, through Dr. M.R. Majumdar of Baroda. Dr. Shastri again wrote an article on the inscription, which is printed in a Gujarātī magazine known as ‘Mājūm’ and published by the Arts and
Science College at Mōḍāsā, in 1966 ; and the Principal of the College was kind to supply to me, at
 Read त्त्रिचत्वारिंशदधिके संवत्सरसहस्रे, as suggested by Dikshit.
 This and some other punctuation marks below are redundant. समारोपित means delivered or consigned.
 The sign of visarga appears to be inserted later on.
 K.N.D. takes it to be a sign for upadhmānīya, but it resembles the sign for sh.
 This akshara appears as ग्रं.
 The form of this unit figure is dissimilar to the one that appears in the tithi that follows, and, on the
other hand, very closely resembles that of 7 in the Mōḍāsā grant of the time of Bhōjadēva in No. 8. just