SIVANVĀYIL INSCRIPTION OF SIṂHAVARMĀ – EARLIEST EPIGRAPH IN GRANTHA SCRIPT

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          This inscription was found in a village Śivanvāsal situated 15 kilometers from Tiruvaḷḷūr. The inscription was discovered from an old temple dedicated for Vaikuṇṭhanātha and the stone containing the inscription was used as step.           The inscription is the example of archaic variety of Grantha script and in Sanskrit college. The inscription was published…

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