Collection Schøyen Maintainer
Contents MPS Parallels Scribes BamS22
Frame Fragment 44a Other ID
Type Date 200‒300 Basis for date C14, paleography
Medium Palm leaf Findspot Bamiyan, Afghanistan Last known location
Dimensions (cm) Lines (r) Lines (v)
Editions Allon+ 2000 Other refs. Glass 2006.2, 276; Tarzi+ 2015, 160; Jantrasrisalai+ 2016, 4, 12–4, 30, 50
Comments Text based on Allon & Salomon 2000.

Kharoṣṭhī Fragments of a Gāndhārī Version of the Mahāparinirvāṇasūtra
A Preliminary Study of Gāndhārī Lexicography
An Inscribed Bowl from Terrace 57 at Tape Šotor, Haḍḍa
Fragments of an Ekottarikāgama Manuscript in Gāndhārī
Recto

  a1. /// droniye nikṣipisu satahasya acayena teladronito udhvaritvaṃ sarvagaṃdhotakehi kayaṃ s̄apayisu

  a2. (* . . . ahatehi paṃcahi va)///[stra]yuvaśatehi kayaṃ veḍhayisu ahatehi paṃcahi vastrayugaśatehi kayaṃ veḍhitva ayaṃsadroni telena

  a3. /// + .v. (*sarvagaṃ)‍[dhana]‍(*ṃ) ci[da] cinitva raño Mahasudarśanasya śarira j̄apayisu catumaharpathe sthuvaṃ akarisu

Verso

  a1. /// [aci]rakalagate kho pu[na]ṃ raya Mahasudarśano Brahme d[e]vaniyae upavarji samanaṃtara

  a2. (*aṃtaraha)///[yi] ? [ch]. [aśva]ratanaṃ kalam akasi dharmo prasato aṃtarahayi dharmaṃ puṣkirini aṃtarahayi sarvasovarnaṃ

  a3. /// aṃtarahayiṃsu Kuśavatiye Aṃnaṃta rayadhaniye saptaratanamaya pragara aṃtarahayisu eko mri

Recto

  b+c1. /// ? [Ra]yagrihe viharami Gri[ja]///(*kuḍe parvate prathamabhisaṃbudho a)///[tha] khu bhikṣave Maro papimo yena tathaga‐​

  b+c2. (*to tena upasaṃkrami . . . nasti) /// [bha]gavato kiṃ ci utarikaraniyo [kr]///(*itasya va praticayo . . . ) /// [pr].[t]i[k].[y]. · pravartinaṃ bhate bhagava anu‐​

Verso

  b+c1. (* . . . daṃta vyakta vinita viśarada vahu)///(*śr)u(*ta)ṃ dharmadhara dharmanudhaṃrmapradipaṃna pra ? /// + + + + + + + + + + + /// .[ṃ a]‍(*n)u(*p)r[a]ptasvadartha prativala svakaṃ aca///(*ryakaṃ . . . )

  b+c2. /// na tavahaṃ papimaṃ parinirvayi(*ś)‍[e] /// . . . /// [da] na ⟨*śra⟩vika upasikaṃ daṃta vyakta vinita

Source: Allon+ 2000


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