Collection Senior Maintainer Published
Contents SĀS5 Parallels Scribes
Frame 19 Fragment 19 Other ID
Type Single sheet Date 140 Basis for date C14, inscription
Medium Birch bark Findspot Haḍḍa, Afghanistan ? Last known location University of Washington, Seattle, USA
Dimensions (cm) Lines (r) 18 Lines (v) 14
Editions Allon 2001, 219; Lee 2009 Other refs. Allon 2007.3, 14; Allon 2014, 20; Baums 2014.4, 184–6, 190, 194; Salomon 2018, xix–xx, 6
Comments Transcribed in meetings of the EBMP (2004). Updated for Lee 2009 (SB, 2009).

Three Gāndhārī Ekottarikāgama‐Type Sūtras: British Library Kharoṣṭhī Fragments 12 and 14
The Senior Manuscripts
A Study of the Gāndhārī Dārukkhandhopamasutta (“Discourse on the Simile of the Log”)
The Senior Kharoṣṭhī Manuscripts
Gandhāran Scrolls: Rediscovering an Ancient Manuscript Type
The Buddhist Literature of Ancient Gandhāra: An Introduction with Selected Translations
Recto

1. eva me śuḏa eka s̱amae bhayava Ayajae viharaḏi Gagae ṇaḏia tire ⟪teṇa ho [va]‍(*ṇi ḏeṇa) [s̱ama]eṇa⟫ añe(*are) bhikhu yeṇa bhayava teṇa uasakami uasaḵamita bhayavaḏa paḏa vadita ekamata

2. ṇiṣiḏi ekamaṇa ṇiṣaṇo sa bhikhu bhayavata eḏa vayi sasu ⟪bhate⟫ bha[ya]‍(*va sakṣi)‍[t]‍(*e)ṇa dharma deśe[a] ya avu dharma [ś]‍(*u)‍[tva] eko vaveaṭhe ⟪apamate⟫ aḏavi pahiḏatva vihareja

3. teṇa o vaṇi ḏeṇa samaeṇa Gagaṇaḏia soḏeṇa maha[ta da]rukade avuyaḏi adaśa[ḏ]i [bha]yavaḏa to mahate darukadhe avuyato drispaṇo ta bhikhu amatreḏi paśaso tu

4. bhikhu amo mahata darukadhe Gagaṇaḏiso[ḏ]⟨*e⟩ṇa avuyataṇa eva bha[te] eṣe ⟨*va⟩ṇa bhikhu darukadhe sae ṇa avarime tiro ṣajiśaḏi ṇa pari⟨*me⟩

5. tire ṣaciśaḏi ṇa maja sas̱iśaḏi ṇa thale us̱iśaḏi ṇa maṇuśagrah[a] bha[vi]śaḏi ṇa amaṇuśagraho bhavi[śaḏi ṇa avaṭa]‍(*g)‍[ra]‍(*h)‍[o bhaviśaḏi ṇa a]‍(*t)‍[u]‐​

6. puḏibhave bhaviśaḏi e[ṣ]e vaṇa bhikhu daruka(*dh)e [aṇa]pur(*ve)ṇ[a] samodri⟨*ṇi⟩amo bhaviśaḏi samodriparayaṇa ta kisa eḏe samudre

7. bhikhu Gagaṇaḏis̱oḏe iḏi vute so bhikhu bhayavata eḏaḏ aya ko bhate avarimo tire ko parimo tiro ko maja sas̱iaṇa ka thalo us̱i‐​

8. aṇa ko maṇuśagraha ko amaṇuśagraho ko avaṭagraho ko a(*t)‍[i]‍(*p)uḏibhavo avarima ca tire bhikhu ṣaṇeṣa ajatviaṇa ahiḏaṇaṇa

9. as̱ivayaṇa cakṣaïḏaṇas̱a s̱otraïḏaṇas̱a gaṇaïḏaṇas̱a jibhaïḏaṇas̱a kayaïḏaṇas̱a maṇaïḏaṇas̱a parima ca bhikhu tire ṣaṇeṣa

10. bahiraṇa aïḏaṇaṇa as̱ivayaṇa ruaïḏaṇas̱a śadhaïḏaṇas̱a gadhaïḏa[ṇas̱a ras̱a]ïḏaṇas̱a [phaṭhava]hiḏaṇas̱a [maṇa]ïḏaṇa[s̱a] maja sas̱i[aṇa] bh(*ikh)‍[u]

11. ṇadiraḵas̱eṣa as̱ivayaṇa thala us̱ia[ṇa e bhikhu aspimaṇas̱]‍(*e)ṣ[a] as̱ivayaṇa ya kho vaṇa bhikhu giyi sada sahaṇado bhoḏi sahaśoḵ[e] suhiḏe suhiḏe

12. duhiḏe duhiḏe [ke]ṣa ce kikaraṇie voyoavajaḏi aya [v]‍(*u)‍[jaḏi] maṇuśagraho ya khu vaṇa bhikhu añeara añeara devaṇiao paṇi‐​

13. sae bramahia caraḏi imeṇa śileṇa va taveṇa [va] vaḏe[ṇa] ⟨*va⟩ [bra]mahieṇ[a] v[a] d(*e)va ve bhaviśama devaañear[e] va aya vujaḏi ama‐​

14. ṇuśagraho ya kho vaṇa bhikhu śikṣa pacakhae hiṇae ava[ta]ḏi aya vujaḏi avaṭagraho avaṭe bhikhu pacaṇeṣe kamaguṇa⟨*ṇa⟩

15. as̱ivayaṇa ya kho vaṇa bhikhu drośilo bhoḏi pavadhame [asu]⟪ci⟫{s̱i} sakapaspera[sa]mayara michaḏiṭhi paracha⟪ṇa⟫{ta}kamato

16. aya vujaḏi bhikhu atapuḏibhava evam eva tu bhi[kh]‍(*u) sae a avarime tire ṣaciśaḏi ṇa parimo ṇa maja sas̱i⟪śaḏi⟫

17. ṇa thala us̱iśaḏi ṇa maṇuśagraho ṇa amaṇuśagraha ṇa ava[ṭagraho ṇa atopuḏi]bhavo eva tu bhikhu aṇapurveṇa ṇivaṇo⟨*ṇi⟩ao

18. [bhiśi ṇivaṇapa]rayaṇa ta kisa eḏo ṇivaṇo bhikhu s̱a[ma]ḏiṭhias̱ivayaṇo

Verso

19. teṇa o vaṇi ḏeṇa samaeṇa Ṇado gaalao bhayavaḏa avidura [ṭh]‍(*iḏo) [aü]ṣi daḍo aladva asa Ṇadasa gaaleas̱a ima dharmapaïao

20. śrutva aṇuaḏae as̱avehi [cite vimute asa Ṇade g]e[ale]‍(*o) [daḍa] ṇ(*i)kṣivata yeṇa bhayava teṇa uasaḵami uasakamita bhayava⟨*ḏa⟩

21. paḏa vadita ekamata aṭas̱i ekamata aṭiḏe Ṇado goalao bhayavata eḏaḏ a[ya] aham aspi bhate ṇa avarimo tire ṣajami ṇa pa‐​

22. rima tire ṣajami ṇa maṇuśagraho ṇa amaṇuśagraho ṇa avaṭ[a]gr[a]ho ṇa atopuḏibhave la[e]⟪ja⟫ [avu bhate] bhayavas̱atia pava‐​

23. [ja lae vas̱apaḏe ṇiyaḏ]iḏ[ae] Ṇada spa[miaṇa] ga[va]ṇi gatsati bhate gavaṇi vatsegidhiṇie ñasati yasaspaya‐​

24. [ṇa] aḵaraṇi ki cavi Ṇada gatsati gava vatsi⟨*gi⟩dhiṇie ñas̱[at]i yasaspayaṇa aḵaraṇi asa gacha tu Ṇada spamiaṇa

25. gava ṇiaḏaïta agachaï asa Ṇade gealao bha[yavaḏa pa]ḏa vadita bhayavaḏa pa[da]kṣiṇa karita bhayavasatia paḵami

26. asa o Ṇado goalao spamiaṇa gavaṇi ṇiaḏaïtva [ye]ṇa bhayava teṇa uasakami uasakamita bhayavaḏa paḏa vadi‐​

27. ta ekamata aṭas̱i ekamata aṭiḏa Ṇa[d]e gealao bh[a]yav[ata] e(*ḏa)ḏ oy[a] ṇiaïḏa bhate spamiaṇa gavaṇi lahe‐​

28. ce bhayavasatia prava[c]e lae[c]e vasapaḏa aladha ye[va] Ṇadeṇa gealaeṇa bhayavasatia pavaje aladha vasapa‐​

29. [ḏa] a[sa] o so bhikhu imeṇa ovaḏeṇa ovaḏiḏo ṇaji[ras̱]‍(*e)v[a] yasartha ⟪ku⟫{e}lavutre sama ḏ eva ṣadha akaraspi‐​

30. spaṇaḵaria parvayaḏi tam aṇutare bramahiapaïosaṇo dhriṭheva dharm[e] spae aviñae sakṣiḵarita

31. vasapaje vihaṣe ḵiḏa ma karaṇia ṇavara ta[s̱ma ḏe] payaṇami añ[e]are sa bhi⟨*khu⟩ ṇaciraye raha aüṣi

32. iḏa⟨*m eyi⟩ bhayava atamaṇa s̱i bhikhu a⟪ï⟫śpa ye Ṇada bhayavabh[a]‍(*ṣ)i[ḏa] aviṇadiḏe

Source: Lee 2009


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