The Lamp Of Chavan – Shri Siddheshwar Temple


॥ First lamp in Shri Siddheshwar temple area ॥


॥ First lamp in Shri Siddheshwar temple area ॥

(The lamp of Chavan)

There is an inscription in Marathi language in Devnagari script on Deepmale. The inscription is in Uthavi alphabet. The inscription is about 8/5 length / width and the inscription has six complete and seventh half lines in total.

○ Text on inscription ○

1) Shri Siddheshwar Charanirat and
2) Ghoji Chavan Dipmal Pt [E. KTI]
3) T Shake 1695 Delay (Victory should be there) Nam Samv
4) Tsar Kartik month Sudha 5
5) S Budhavasar original naksh
6) Tri Beginning: Siddheshwar
7) [Pleased]

1. Meaning: Raghoji Chavan tied the lamp on Wednesday from Vilamb Nam (Vijayanam) Samvatsar to Kartik Shuddha Panchami on the 1695th year of Shaliwahan Shaka.

2. Location: On the first lamp near the temple.

Importance of 3. inscription: Historian Rajwade can report Bharat History Researcher Board annual report in 1832 on page 40 line no. In 2 and 3, it is read as ‘ Virchit ‘ instead of ‘ Pat ‘. That ‘line’ is like this. Moreover, Rajwade has read the late name Samvatsar, it is ‘Vijaynam’. Vijayanam Samvatsar comes in Shake 1695 from Modak Jantri. 1695 Delay [Vijay Have] Samvatsar Kartik Shuddha 5 Wednesday i.e. 20 October 1773, the construction of Dipmala should have been completed on English date.

This lamp garland is still called ‘ Chavan’s lamp, says Shri. Yay. RA. Gupte has mentioned this inscription while explaining. About hundred years ago, historian Rajwade read that inscription with eyes, while Mr. Gupte read some new letters by taking impressions of Sadarhu inscription in a scientific way and correctioning the reading of the palaces. That’s why Mr. The inscription published by Gupte has been given above.

4. Current location: When you enter the temple area, there are two or two lamps respectively on the right and left side of the temple, the two lamps on the right side of the temple are written in the east on the circular part of the lamp near the temple.

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