Early Chola Temples

by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam | 1960 | 105,501 words

This volume of Chola Temples covers Parantaka I to Rajaraja I in the timeframe A.D. 907-985. The Cholas of Southern India left a remarkable stamp in the history of Indian architecture and sculpture. Besides that, the Chola dynasty was a successful ruling dynasty even conquering overseas regions....

Inscriptional References

Temples of Sundara Chola’s Time

1. Kodumbalur—Tiruchy district, Muvarkoyil:

i. Madras Epi. Report—nos 129-141 of 1907.
ii. Inscriptions (text) of the Pudukkottai State.
iii. A Manual of the Pudukkottai State Vol. II, Part II (pp. 1033 to 1035 and 1039), by K.R. Venkatarama Ayyar.
iv. Journal of Indian Museums, Vol. XIV-XVI, 1958-60 and Vol. XVII to XX—Kodumbalur, Muvarkoyil by the Author.
v. Journal of Oriental Research, Madras, Vol. VII, pp. 1-20.
vi. Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain, London, nos. January, 1934 and July, 1935.
vii. Epigraphia Indica, Vol. XXXII, no. 10, Kilur Inscription of Nandivarman, yr. 16.

2. Kamarasavalli—Tiruchy district, Karkotakesvara temple:

Madras Epi. Report, nos. 61-95 of 1914.

3. Tindivanam—-South Arcot district, Tintrinisvara temple:

Madras Epi. Report, nos. 141-146 of 1900.
Madras Epi. Report, nos. 204-218 of 1902.
Madras Epi. Report, nos. 30-35 of 1905.

4. VelachcheriChingleput district:

(i) Saptamatrika (Selliyamman) temple.
(ii) Dandisvara temple.
Madras Epi. Report nos. 302-317 of 1911.

5. Minjur—Chingleput district, Varadaraja Perumal temple.

Madras Epi. Report nos. 133-134 of 1916.

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