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, 8–10; Hultzsch 1925, 74–5, pl. facing 76 Other refs. Konow 1943, 69
Comments
Asoka Text and Glossary
Inscriptions of Asoka
Notes on the Central Asian Kharoṣṭhī Documents

19. (A) De[vanaṃ]priye{na} Priyadraśi raja eva[ṃ] aha (B) kalaṇa[ṃ] dukara[ṃ] (C) ye adikare kayaṇasa se dukaraṃ karoti (D) taṃ maya bahu [ka]yaṇe [ka]ṭe (E) [ta]ṃ ma[a] putra [ca]

20. natar[e] ca para ca t[e]na ye apatiye me [a]va[ka]paṃ tatha anuvaṭiśati se sukaṭa ka[ṣa]ti (F) ye [cu] atra deśa pi hapeśati se dukaṭa kaṣati

21. (G) pape hi nama supadarave (H) s[e] atikrata[ṃ] a[ṃ]tara[ṃ] na bhutapruva dhrama[ma]hamatra nama (I) se treḍaśava[ṣa]bhisitena maya dhramamahamatra kaṭa (J) te savrapa[ṣa]ḍeṣ⟨*u⟩

22. vapuṭa dhramadhitha[na]ye ca dhramavadhriya hidasukhaye ca dh[r]amayutasa Yonakaṃbojagadharana Raṭhikapitinikana ye va pi añe aparata (K) bha[ṭa]maye‐

23. ṣu bramaṇibhyeṣu anatheṣu vudhreṣu hidasu[khaye] dhramayutaapalibodhaye viya[p]uṭa te (L) badhanabadha[sa] paṭivi[dhanay]e apalibodhaye mokṣay[e ca iyaṃ]

24. anubadha p[r]aja t[i] va kaṭrabhikara ti va mahalake ti va viyapraṭa te (M) hida bahireṣu ca nagareṣ[u] savreṣu [o]rodhaneṣu bhatana ca spas[u]na [ca]

25. ye va pi añe ñatike savratra viyapaṭa (N) [e] iyaṃ dhramaniśito to va dhramadhithane ti va danasaṃyute ti va savratra vijitasi maa dhramayutasi vapuṭa [te]

26. dhramamahamatra (O) etaye athraye ayi dhramadipi likhita ciraṭ́hitika1 hotu tatha ca me praja anuvaṭatu

Source: Hultzsch 1925
Footnotes
1 Konow; Hultzsch: ciraṭhitika
Konow; Hultzsch: ciraṭhitika
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