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, 22–4; Hultzsch 1925, 64–6, pl. facing 64; Krishnan 1989, 39–41 Other refs. Konow 1943, 69; Caillat 1990, 20
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.
Notes grammaticales sur les documents kharoṣṭhī de Niya

1. (A) Devanaṃpriyo Priyadraśi raya savrapraṣaṃḍani ⟪pravrajita[ni]⟫ grahathani ca pujeti danena vividhaye ca pujaye (B) no cu tatha [da]na va puja va

2. Devanaṃpriyo mañati yatha ki ti sa[la]vaḍhi siya savrapraṣaṃḍanaṃ (C) salavaḍhi tu bahuvidha (D) tasa tu iyo mula yaṃ vacaguti

3. ki ti atapraṣaṃḍapuja va pa[ra]paṣaṃḍagarana va no siya [a]pakaraṇasi lahuka va siya tasi tasi prakara[ṇ]e (E) pujetaviya va cu parapraṣa[ṃ]‐

4. [ḍa] tena tena akarena (F) e[v]aṃ karataṃ atap[r]aṣaṃḍaṃ vaḍheti parapraṣaṃḍa{ṃ}sa pi ca upakaroti (G) tada{a}ñatha ka[ra]min[o] atap[raṣaṃḍa]

5. kṣaṇati para[pra]ṣaḍasa ca apakaroti (H) yo hi ka ci atapraṣaḍaṃ pujeti [para]p[r]aṣaḍa[ṃ] garahati savre atapraṣaḍabhatiya va ki ti

6. atapraṣaṃḍaṃ dipayami ti so ca puna tatha karaṃtaṃ {so ca puna tatha karataṃ} ba[ḍhata]raṃ upahaṃti atapraṣaḍaṃ (I) so sayamo vo sadhu ki ti añamañasa dhramo

7. śruṇeyu ca suśruṣeyu ca ti (J) evaṃ hi Devanaṃpriyasa icha ki ti savrapraṣaṃḍa bahuśruta c[a] kal[aṇa]gama ca siyasu (K) ye ca tatra tatra

8. prasana teṣa[ṃ] vatavo (L) Devanaṃpriy[o] na [tatha da]na[ṃ va] p[u]ja va mañati ya[tha] ki ti salavaḍhi siyati savrapraṣaḍanaṃ (M) bahuka ca etaye a[ṭ́ha]‍(*ye)1

9. vap[a]ṭa dh[ra]mama[ha]matra i[stridhi]yakṣama[ha]matra [vra]cabhumika añe ca nikaye (N) imaṃ ca etisa [pha]laṃ yaṃ atapaṣaḍavaḍhi [bh]o[ti]

10. dhramasa ca di[pana]

Source: Hultzsch 1925
Footnotes
1 Konow; Hultzsch: a[ṭha](*ye)
Konow; Hultzsch: a[ṭha](*ye)
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