Singhpur stepwell with an inscription of VS 1535/1479 CE

Author: Michael WILLIS

Singhpur (Ashoknagar अशोकनगर). Rājmatī stepwell (Wikimapia).

Singhpur stepwell inscription of VS 1535 (© Saarthak Singh).

Singhpur stepwell, damaged companion inscription (© Saarthak Singh).

OBIG1535a Singhpur (Ashoknagar). Stepwell with inscriptions in mixed Sanskrit recording the construction of the stepwell by Rājamatī in VS 1535.

Community: Malwa epigraphy
Uploaded on November 6, 2017
May 12, 2021
INIG1100 Budhi Chanderi Inscription of VS 1100

Author: Annual Report on Indian Epigraphy

INIG1100 Budhi Chanderi (Guna). On a slab kept in the sculpture shed at Chanderi. Number of lines not given, nāgarī, Sanskrit. Records a praśasti of the Śaiva ācārya Prabodhaśiva, the disciple of another ascetic (name lost) who belonged to the lineage of the Śaiva ascetic Dharmaśambhu. Composed by Daśaratha.

Uploaded on November 6, 2017
October 11, 2019
INIG1086 Chanderi Inscription of VS 1086

Author: Annual Report on Indian Epigraphy

INIG1086  …śudi 11 Chanderi (Guna). On the pedestal of a broken image near the rest house in the fort. Number of lines not given, nāgarī, Sanskrit. Appears to record the making of the image; mentions a certain sha(kha)trī Ratanadeva. A Garuḍa figure is carved in the middle of the inscription.

Uploaded on November 6, 2017
October 1, 2019
INIG964 Budhi Chanderi Inscription of VS 964

Author: Annual Report on Indian Epigraphy

INIG964 Jyaiṣṭha śu… Budhi Chanderi (Guna). On a stone slab (stored in sculpture shed at Chanderi). Number of lines not given, early nāgarī, local dialect. Mentions the names of a number of persons such as Chīchu, Kesava, Rāula, etc.

Uploaded on November 6, 2017
September 20, 2019
INIG1555 Rakhetra rock-cut inscription of VS 1555

Author: Peter Flügel

INIG1555 Rakhterā (रखतेरा or Rakhetrā, Ashoknagar, Madhya Pradesh). Rock-cut inscription of VS 1555 above foot prints near a large rock-cut image of Ādinātha at the site known as Bhiyāṃdāṃt. Working transcription (01/2019)

[line 1] saṃvat 1555 varṣe phāguṇa-sudi 2 śukra-vāsare revatī-nakṣatre mālavaka-deśe kṣa-
[line 2] laj[ī]-vaṃśe suritrāṇa gyāsu[d]īna-vijaya-rāj[ye]…
[line 3] śrī vinaya [?śeraṣā-pratāpe śrī rājamaṇe śrī malayacaṃdasūri ś[iṣya]° u[pādhyāya]° [ke]śarva-
[line 4] (ddha) śi[ṣya]° u[pādhyāya]° śrī mānikasuṃdara śi[ṣya]° u[pādhyāya]° śrī viśālarājasya pādukā kā-
[line 5] (rāvitā) śi[ṣya]° munirājena śreyas tu[leṇa] ra(ṇaśvata) 1111 ii ra | (sākṣāt) ||

Community: Malwa epigraphy
Uploaded on November 6, 2017
January 18, 2019
Chanderi Stone Slab of ‘Alā’ al-Dīn Khaljī

Author: Anon.

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Chanderi Stone Slab of ‘Alā’ al-Dīn Khaljī,  recording the completion of a mosque in CE 1311

Community: Arabic and Persian epigraphy
Uploaded on November 6, 2017
November 18, 2018
Chanderi Inscription of ‘Ala’ al-Din Khalji

Author: Z. A. Desai

Chanderi Stone of ‘Alā’ al-Dīn Khaljī,  recording the completion of a mosque in Chanderi during the governorship of Amīr al-Umarā’, Ikhtiyār al-Dawla wa al-Dīn Tamur Sulṭānī by Ismā‘īl, son of ‘Abd al-Salām, entitled Wajīh-i Najīb, the muḥarrir of the district (khiṭṭa) of Kol (Aligarh) during the reign of ‘Alā’ al-Dunyā wa al-Dīn Abu al-Muẓaffar Muḥammad Shāh (i.e. ‘Alā’ al-Dīn Khaljī, popularly known as Alauddin Khalji, d. 1316 AD).

Community: Arabic and Persian epigraphy
Uploaded on November 6, 2017
November 18, 2018