INSCRIPTION OF RĀJĀDHIRĀJA I FROM MĀDHAVAMANTRI DAM, KARṆĀṬAKA

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          The following inscription is a fragmentary one and fixed into a dam called Mādhavamantri dam Near Talkad, Karṇāṭaka. The inscription is in Tamil and Tamil script. It seems that the stone was taken from a temple at Tālakkāḍ while the dam was built before hundred years.           The inscription doesn’t have the starting portion….

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AGHORA PŪJĀ FOR A WAR VICTORY DURING THE REIGN OF RĀJĀDHIRĀJA II

          We know that, there are so many rituals connected with the social welfare in the Hindu culture. Even to gain in a battle there are so many rituals are prescribed. Our ancestors used to these rituals for their gain and welfare. Such an incident is seen from an inscription from Ārpākkam near Kāñcīpuram.          …

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TWO CONTEMPORARY BRAHMIN COMMANDER-IN-CHIEFS OF MEDIEVAL EMPIRES

          We know that the two predominant empires of deccan during the middle period of 11th CE were Coḹas of Gaṅgai Koṇḍa Coḹapuram and Cālukyas of Kalyāṇī. Other dynasties were allying behind these two empires. The clashes between these two empires were started by Rājarāja I (985-1014 CE) who conquered Satyāśraya (997-1007 CE). After him,…

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