72. -"In the middle of the temple, which is a monument of the fame of illustrious
priest (Ganda) Ranaka Brihaspati and an ornament to the bank of king Saranga's Lake, he
has caused to be built a chapel of his own particular god, a pleasure house of Shri."
Verses 73-74. -Contain a general eulogy of
Tripurantaka and verse 75 mentions that Dharanidhara, son of Dhandha, was the author of
Verse 76. -Declares that the manuscript of the poem was
written by the councillor (Mantrin) Vikrama, the son of Purnasimha, and that it was
incessed by the artist (Shilpin) i.e. the mason Punasiha, the son of Nahada.
According to the Colophon, the consecration of the five
Lingas took place on Monday, the fifth lunar day of the bright half of Magha, Vikrama
Samvat 1343, or according to Dr. Schram's calculation, on January 20, 1287, which was a
Monday. This date is not of any great historical importance as Saranga ruled for 20 or 22
years until A.D. 1296-97.