Sangama dynasty ‘Veeragallu’ found at Urmalakatta, Karkala


Team Udayavani, Dec 15, 2018, 11:24 AM IST

Brahmavar: A Sangama dynasty ‘Veeragallu’ (hero stone) dating o the 14th-15th CE has been discovered at Urmalakatta at Kervase in Udupi district.

The hero stone was located by Brahmavar Crossland College History and Archeology Department Lecturer Shruthesh Acharya Moodubelle and Archives Research Centre Researcher Subhash Nayak Bantakallu.

The Veeragallu which is a granite stone has inscriptions in Kannada and also carvings of warfare. The carvings include soldiers getting ready for war, soldiers in combat and dead soldiers being taken to heaven by ‘Apsaras’ (nymphs).

On the top portion of the Veeragallu, there is a carving of Lord Vishnu, a soldier with a sword and Garuda (vehicle mount of Lord Vishnu). There are also carvings of women offering ’Arathi.’

The Veeragallu must have been erected by a man in memory of the heroic deed of his elder brother, inform experts.

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