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, 10–4; Hultzsch 1925, 57–9, pls. facing 56, 57; Agravāla 1952, १०१– Other refs. Konow 1943, 69; Brough 1962, 59; Fussman 1974.3, 387; Glass 2000, 66
Comments
Asoka Text and Glossary
Inscriptions of Asoka
Notes on the Central Asian Kharoṣṭhī Documents
Prākr̥ta‐vimarśa
The Gāndhārī Dharmapada
Quelques problèmes aśokéens
Paleography

14. (A) Devanaṃpriyo Priyadraśi raya eva ahati (B) atikrataṃ aṃtara na bhuta­pruvaṃ sava[ṃ] kala[ṃ] aṭ́ha­kramaṃ1 va paṭivedana va (C) ta[ṃ] maya eva[ṃ] kiṭa[ṃ] (D) savraṃ kalaṃ aśamanasa me orodhanaspi grabhagaraspi vracaspi vinitaspi uyanaspi savatra paṭivedaka aṭ́haṃ2 janasa paṭivedetu me (E) savatra ca ja[na]sa aṭh[r]a karomi (F) ya[ṃ] pi ca ki [ci] mukhato aṇapayami a[haṃ] dapa[ka] va śravaka va ye va p[a]na maha­matrana a[ca]yika a[ro]pitaṃ bhoti taye aṭ́haye3 viva[de] nij̄a[t]i4 va sataṃ pariṣaye anaṃtariyena praṭivedetavo me

15. (E) {savatra ca aṭ́haṃ5 janasa karomi a[haṃ]} (F) {yaṃ ca ki ci mukhato aṇapemi ahaṃ dapaka[ṃ] va śravaka va ye va pana mahamatranaṃ acayi[k]aṃ aropita[ṃ] bhoti t[a]ye aṭ́haye6 [v]ivade sa[ṃ]taṃ nij̄ati7 va pariṣaye anaṃtariyena paṭivedetavo me} savatra savaṃ kala[ṃ] (G) eva aṇapita[ṃ] maya (H) [na]sti hi me toṣo uṭ́hanas[i]8 aṭ́hasa[ṃ]tiraṇaye9 [ca] (I) kaṭavamataṃ hi me savalokahitaṃ (J) ta[sa ca] mulaṃ etra uthanaṃ aṭ́hasaṃtiraṇa10 ca (K) na[sti] hi k[r]amatara[ṃ]

16. savalokahite[na] (L) yaṃ ca ki ci parak[r]amami ki ti bhutanaṃ anaṇiyaṃ v[r]aceyaṃ ia caṣa sukhayami paratra ca spagraṃ aradhetu (M) etaye aṭ́haye11 ayi dhrama⟨*dipi⟩ nipista cirathitika bhotu tatha ca me putra nataro parakramaṃtu savalo[kahita]ye (N) [du]kara tu [kh]o imaṃ añat[r]a agre⟨*na⟩ parakramena

Source: Hultzsch 1925
Footnotes
1 Konow; Hultzsch: aṭhakramaṃ
2 Konow; Hultzsch: aṭhaṃ
3 Konow; Hultzsch: aṭhaye
4 Brough; Hultzsch: nijhati
5 Konow; Hultzsch: aṭhaṃ
6 Konow; Hultzsch: aṭhaye
7 Brough; Hultzsch: nijati
8 Konow; Hultzsch: uṭhanas[i]
9 Konow; Hultzsch: aṭha‐sa[ṃ]tiraṇaye
10 Konow; Hultzsch: aṭha‐saṃtiraṇa
11 Konow; Hultzsch: aṭhaye
Konow; Hultzsch: aṭhaṃ
Brough; Hultzsch: nijati
Brough; Hultzsch: nijhati
Konow; Hultzsch: aṭhakramaṃ
Konow; Hultzsch: aṭhaye
Konow; Hultzsch: aṭhaṃ
Konow; Hultzsch: aṭhaye
Konow; Hultzsch: uṭhanas[i]
Konow; Hultzsch: aṭha‐sa[ṃ]tiraṇaye
Konow; Hultzsch: aṭha‐saṃtiraṇa
Konow; Hultzsch: aṭhaye
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