Year Era Month Day
C.E. Ruler Aśoka Dynasty
Owner/donor Donor status
Subject School Type Royal Edict
Medium Stone Findspot Mansehra, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan Last known location Mansehra, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Editions Woolner 1924, 6–8; Hultzsch 1925, 73–4, pl. facing 76 Other refs. Konow 1943, 69
Comments
Asoka Text and Glossary
Inscriptions of Asoka
Notes on the Central Asian Kharoṣṭhī Documents

12. (A) atikrataṃ ata[raṃ] bahuni vaṣaśa[ta]ni vadhite vo praṇaraṃ[bh]e vihi[sa] ca bhutanaṃ ñatina asapa[ṭ]ipati śrama[ṇa]bramaṇana asa[ṃ]paṭipati

13. (B) se aja [De]vanapriyasa Priyadraśine rajine dhrama[ca]ra[ṇe]na bherighoṣe aho dhamaghoṣe vimanadraśana asti[ne] agikaṃdhan[i] aña[ni ca] di[vani] rupani draśeti janasa

14. (C) [a]diśe bahuhi vaṣaśa[tehi] na [hu]tapr[u]ve tadiśe [a]ja vaḍhite [De]vanapriyasa Priyadraśine rajine dhramanuśastiya anarabhe praṇana avihisa bhutana ñatina

15. saṃpaṭipati bamaṇaśramaṇana sa[ṃ]paṭipati matapituṣu suśru[ṣa] vudhrana [su]śruṣa (D) eṣe añ[e] ca bahuvidhe dhramacaraṇe vadhrite (E) vadhrayiśati yeva Devanapriye

16. Priyadraśi raja dhama[ca]raṇa ima[ṃ] (F) [putra] pi ca ka natare ca paṇatika De[va]napriyasa Priyadaśine rajine pavaḍhayiśaṃti yo dhramacaraṇa imaṃ [a]vakapaṃ dhrame śile ca

17. [ci]ṭ́hitu1 dhra[maṃ] anu[śa]śiśaṃti (G) eṣe hi [sre]ṭ́he2 a[ṃ] dhramanuśaśana (H) dhrama[ca]ra[ṇe] pi [ca] na hoti aśi[la]sa (I) se imasa athrasa vadhri ahi[ni ca] sadhu (J) etaye

18. athraye i[yaṃ] li[khi]te e[ta]sa [athra]sa vadhr⟨*i⟩ yu[jaṃ]tu hini ca ma [alo]cay[i]su (K) duva[da]śavaṣabhisitena Devanapriyena Priyadraśina rajina iya[ṃ] likhapite

Source: Hultzsch 1925
Footnotes
1 Konow; Hultzsch: [ci]ṭhitu
2 Konow; Hultzsch: sreṭhe
Konow; Hultzsch: [ci]ṭhitu
Konow; Hultzsch: sreṭhe
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