Collection Bajaur Maintainer Ingo Strauch
Contents AbhidhB1, Rn Parallels Rājanīti, scholastic text Scribes
Frame 15, 24 Fragment 9 Other ID
Type Date 50‒150 Basis for date paleography
Medium Birch bark Findspot Mahal, Mian Kili, District Dir, Bajaur, Pakistan Last known location
Dimensions (cm) 16 × 55 Lines (r) 53 Lines (v) 47
Editions Strauch 2008.3, 125–7; Strauch 2012, 138–44, 146, 151–4, 160 Other refs. Nasim Khan+ 2004; Nasim Khan 2008, 3–15; Baums 2014.4, 183–4, 205–6, 213; Schlosser+ 2016.2, 309
Comments Transcribed by Ingo Strauch (2006). Edition in progress by Ingo Strauch and Andrea Schlosser (recto) and Stefan Baums (verso).

Buddhist Kharoṣṭhī Manuscripts from Gandhāra: A New Discovery
The Bajaur Collection of Kharoṣṭhī Manuscripts – A Preliminary Survey
Kharoṣṭhī Manuscripts from Gandhāra
The Character of the Indian Kharoṣṭhī Script and the “Sanskrit Revolution”: A Writing System between Identity and Assimilation
Gandhāran Scrolls: Rediscovering an Ancient Manuscript Type
The Bajaur Mahāyāna Sūtra: A Preliminary Analysis of Its Contents
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5. . . . (4) atmarthamaṃtriṇa kośadaṃḍamitraṃṇy athopakaraṇaṇ[i]

6. jaṇapatadurge cobhe nripatiśariraṃ bhavati kritsnaṃ . . .

11. . . . (8) dhaṇadhanyakupyayavaseṃdhaṇ{e}ṇi yatrayudhani ca ratha c̄a

12. upakaraṇani ca kośo naravahanaśipiyodha c̄a . . .

Sources: Strauch 2008.3, Strauch 2012
With stroke above.
anukrośa: tenderness, compassion, t möglicherweise falsch oder Hiattilger.
With dot = co?
ca + upadhāta-yur (?).
Stroke above.
„aladha“: P. „āraddha“ < „ārabh“ or „ārādhaka“: successful.
Some illegible akṣaras.
HF: lokopekṣa.
With stroke above.
Cancelled.
Corr. < sayaṃ, sadho?
Zeile auf Bruchkante.
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Surface not visible.
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