Agra Stone Pillar Inscription

Written by Alok Mohan on July 6, 2023. Posted in Uncategorized

Agra Stone-pillar Inscription of Kanisnka 1

– Regnal  Year 16
Provenance:  Possibly some place between Mathura
and Agra.  Now kept in the office of the
superintending Archaeologist, S.1.,
Northern Circle, Agra, Uttar Pradesh.
Script = Brahmi of the Kushana type of the 1st and 2nd centuries A.D.
Language : Prakrit
References: Madhav N. Katti, J. Ep. Sec.ind., IV. pp.76-78.
1. भ हा राजस्य कनिष्कस्य
2. [सं] वत्सरे १o+६. एताय पु –
3.  र्व भि कुना प्रति ठिव
4. थबो रिष्टिषेन स गोत्राणं
5. प्रथम —- भिक्षुय –+++
6. भिक्षु —— खत्तिय —-
7..धमो  ——
8. ——
संस्कृत छाया
महाराजस्य कनिष्कस्य, संवत्सरे १६. एतस्या पूर्वाया..भीक्षुणा
प्रतिष्ठापित: स्तम्भः अष्टिषेन सगोत्राणां प्रथम भिक्षो :
  भिक्षु- – – . क्षत्रिय – – — —- स्तम्भ:

English translation
In the the year 16 of Maharaja Kanishka. On this afore-said date was erected the pillar by the monk, of the Rishtishena gotra – – – – –

हिन्दी अनुवाद
महाराजा  कनिष्क  के 16 वें  वर्ष  में ! इस पूर्वोक्त वर्ष में भीक्षु  ने स्तम्भ स्थापित किया, रिष्टिषेन  गोत्र के …..
The facsimile in J.Ep.Sec.Ind,. IV. p. 78, is extremely poor. Only a few letters in the central section can be made out. Hence the text above is reproduced more or less from Madhav N Katti.

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