Vellaveli -01

“Parumaka Natakasa lene”


A Pre-Brahmi Cave Inscription located in Town, . As it is said here, it is a cave belonging to the mother of a prominent “”. The term Nataka seems to be still a rare personal name in early Brahmi texts. The phrase “Nata” is found in several places. The term “Nata” is found in the inscriptions of and . Prof. Paranavithana is of the opinion that it implies the term “actor” or “dancer”.