Mathura Buddhist Pillar Inscription

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Inscription Number 93.
Mathura Buddhist Pillar Inscription of the time of Huvishika–;-Year 47
Provenance Mathura
Script Brahmi
Language: Sanskrit influenced by Prakrit
Raferences: Cunningham AS.I.R. III,
p 33. No XII, Dowson J.R.A.S V(NS) p182, No. I and
Pl.
R.L. mitra, J.A.S.B.. XXXIX, Pt1, p- 127,
No. I and pl.
Luders, Ind.Ant XXXIII,
p-101, No XI.
Text of the inscription

सं 40+7 गृ 4 दि 4 महाराजस्य राजातिराजस्य देव पुत्रस्य
हुविषकस्य विहारे दानं भिक्षुस्य ज़ीवकस्य ओडियनकस्य
कु भको 20+5 सर्व सत्व हित सुख भवतु स घे च सुदिशे

English Translation of the inscription

In the Year 47, on the 4th day of the 4th month of summer 25, pitchers are the gift to the vihara of the
Maharaja Rajatiraja Devaputra Huvishka, by the monk Jivaka,
a resident of Udyana.
May welfare and happiness of all
beings prevail in the sangha of all quarters.

1. From the facsimile in A.S.I.R Vol III.
2. Cunningham: चतुदिशे
3. Dawson: उदेयनकस्य
4. R.L. Mitra: उडियनकस्य
Reference
http://ancientindia.co.in/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/FILE-VOLUME-I.pdf

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