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
Singhpur inscription dated AH 836/1433 CE

Author: M. B. Garde

Singhpur inscription of AH 836 (= 30 May 1433) records in Persian that during the reign of the king of this world, conqueror of Orissa and Jājnagar, Shāh Hūshang, Malik Haybat Nizām Jāshghūrī excavated this “flowing bounty” (i.e. the tank) in the name of Shaykh Burhān, son of Yaqūb. 

Community: Arabic and Persian epigraphy
Uploaded on November 6, 2017
May 12, 2021