Year Era Month Day
C.E. Ruler Aśoka Dynasty
Owner/donor Donor status
Subject School Type Royal Edict
Medium Stone Findspot Shāhbāzgarhi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan Last known location Shāhbāzgarhi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Editions Woolner 1924, 24–30; Hultzsch 1925, 66–70; Krishnan 1989, 42–6 Other refs. Konow 1943, 69
Comments
Asoka Text and Glossary
Inscriptions of Asoka
Notes on the Central Asian Kharoṣṭhī Documents
Uṭṭaṅkita Sanskrit Vidyā Araṇya Epigraphs, Volume II: Prākṛit and Sanskrit Epigraphs: 257 B.C. to 320 A.D.

1. (A) [aṭha]­vaṣa­a[bhis]ita[sa Devana]­pri[a]sa Pri[a]­draśisa ra[ño] Ka[liga] vi[j]ita (B) di­aḍha­mat[r]e praṇa­śata­[saha]sre y[e] tato apavuḍhe śata­sahasra­matre tatra hate bahu­tavata[ke va] m[uṭe]

2. (C) ato [pa]ca a[dhu]na ladh[e]ṣu [Kaligeṣu tivre dhramaśilana] dhra[maka]mata dhramanuśasti ca Devanapriyasa (D) so [a]sti anusocana Devanap[ria]sa vijiniti Kaliga[ni]

3. (E) avijitaṃ [hi vi]jinamano yo tat[r]a vadha va maraṇaṃ va apavaho va janasa taṃ baḍhaṃ v[e]dani[ya]ma[taṃ] gurumata[ṃ] ca Devanaṃpriyasa (F) idaṃ pi cu [tato] gurumatataraṃ [Devanaṃ]priyasa (G) ye tatra

4. vasati bramaṇa va śrama[ṇa] va a[ṃ]ñe va praṣaṃḍa gra[ha]tha va yesu vihita eṣa agrabhuṭisuśruṣa matapituṣu suśruṣa guruna suśruṣa mitrasaṃstutasahaya‐

5. ñatikeṣu dasabhaṭakanaṃ sammapratipa[ti] driḍhabhatita teṣa tatra bhoti [a]pag[r]atho va vadho va abhiratana va nikramaṇaṃ (H) yeṣa va pi suvihitanaṃ [si]⟨*ne⟩ho aviprahino [e te]ṣa mitrasaṃstutasahayañatika vasana

6. prapuṇati [ta]tra taṃ pi teṣa vo apaghratho bhoti (I) pratibhagaṃ ca [e]taṃ savramanuśanaṃ gurumataṃ ca Devanaṃpriya[sa] (J) nasti ca ekatare pi praṣaḍaspi na nama prasado (K) so yamatro [ja]no tada Kalige [ha]to ca muṭ[o] ca apav[uḍha] ca tato

7. śatabhage va sahasrabhagaṃ va [a]ja gurumataṃ v[o] Devanaṃpriyasa (L) yo pi ca apakareyati kṣamitaviyamate va Devanaṃp[r]iyasa yaṃ śako kṣamanaye (M) ya pi ca aṭavi Devanaṃpriyasa vijite bhoti ta pi anuneti anunijapeti (N)anutape pi ca prabhave

8. Devanaṃpriyasa vucati teṣa ki ti avatrapeyu na ca [ha]ṃñeyasu (O) ichati hi D[e]vanaṃpriyo savrabhutana akṣati sa[ṃ]yamaṃ sama[ca]riyaṃ rabhasiye (P) ayi ca mukhamut[a] vijaye Devanaṃpriya[sa] yo dhramavijayo (Q) so ca puna ladho Devanaṃpriyasa iha ca saveṣu ca aṃteṣu

9. [a] ṣaṣu pi yojanaśa[t]eṣu yatra Aṃtiyoko nama Y[o]naraja paraṃ ca tena Atiyok[e]na cature 4 rajani Turamaye nama Aṃtikini nama Maka nama Alikasudaro nama nica Coḍapaṃḍa ava Ta[ṃ]bapaṃ[ṇi]ya (R) [e]vam eva [hi]da rajaviṣavaspi Yonaka[ṃ]boyeṣu Nabhakanabhitina

10. Bhojapitinikeṣu Aṃdhrapalideṣu savatra Devanaṃpriyasa dhramanuśasti anuvaṭaṃti (S) yatra pi Devanaṃpriyasa duta na vracaṃti te pi śrutu Devanaṃpriyasa dhramavuṭaṃ vidh[a]naṃ dhramanuśasti dhramaṃ [a]nuvidhiyaṃti anuvidhiyiśaṃ[ti] ca (T) yo [sa] ladhe etakena bho[ti] savatra vijayo sava[tra] pu[na]

11. vijayo pritiraso so (U) ladha bh[oti] priti dhramavijayaspi (V) lahuka tu kho sa priti (W) paratri[ka]m eva mahaphala meñati Devana[ṃ]priyo (X) etaye ca aṭ́haye1 ayi dhramadipi nipi[sta] ki ti putra papotra me asu navaṃ vijayaṃ ma vijetav[i]a mañiṣu spa[kaspi] yo vijay[e kṣaṃ]ti ca lahuda[ṃ]ḍata ca rocetu taṃ ca yo vija⟨*yaṃ⟩ maña[tu]

12. yo dhramavijayo (Y) so hidalokiko paralokiko (Z) savacatirati bhotu ya [dh]raṃmarati (AA) sa hi hidalokika paralokika

Source: Hultzsch 1925
Footnotes
1 Konow; Hultzsch: aṭhaye
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