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Which inscription is found in the Samadhishvara temple of Chittorgarh fort in Rajasthan ?
1. Ghosundi inscription
2. Chirawa inscription
3. Ranakpur inscription
4. Bijolia inscription

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : Chirawa inscription

The correct answer is the Chirawa inscription.

  • The chirawa inscription is found in the Samadhishvara temple of the Chittorgarh fort in Rajasthan.
  • The chirawa inscription is engraved in 1273 AD.
  • Chirawa inscription informs about the contemporary rural administration, Sati Pratha, and the social condition of Chirawa.
  • The Samadhishvara temple is dedicated to lord shiva who is called Samadhishvara which means the 'Lord of Samadhi'.
  • According to the Chirawa inscription, Madana an official who bore the designation Talaraksha used to worship Shiva at the Samadhishwara temple.
  • Samadishwara temple was constructed by Paramara king Bhoja in Chittorgarh.
  • Samadishwara temple is also known as the Bhoja Svamin Jagati.
  • Paramara king Bhoja is considered as the lord of three words so he is known as the Tri Lok Narayana. so, this temple is also known as  Tri Bhuvana Narayana temple.

 

  • Historian GH. Ohja theorized that the Tribhuvan Narayana temple at Chittorgarh was built by the Paramara king Bhoja.
  • Ohja further identified the Tri bhuvana Narayana temple as the present-day Samadhishvara temple.

 

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