The South Asia Inscriptions Database

Govindnagar Buddha Image Inscription of the Time of Kumaragupta I

3 lines of writing. No description in Agrawala.

Object URI
OB00066
Inscription URI
IN00073

Basic Metadata

Decoration
None.
Language
Sanskrit
Script
northern class
Reigning Monarch
Kumāragupta I
Date (min)
433
Date (max)
434
Date comments
Intrinsic Date: 115 śrāvaṇa 13 (era: Gupta). Basis of dating: intrinsic.
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<material>stone / sandstone</material>
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<height />
<depth />
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<measure type="weight" unit="gram">not available</measure>
</extent>
<p>An image of the standing Buddha. Dimensions not reported. The inscription is on the pedestal of the image.</p>
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<dimensions unit="cm">
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<p>Three lines of writing on the pedestal. Dimensions not reported.</p>
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<p>northern class</p>
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<decoDesc>
<p>None.</p>
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<origin>
<origPlace>Mathurā</origPlace>
<origDate />
</origin>
<p>Found in the Govindnagar district of Mathura (before 1982).</p>
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<lb n="1" /><expan><abbr>saṃ</abbr><ex>vatsare</ex></expan> <num value="115">100 10 5</num> śrāvaṇa <expan><abbr>di</abbr><ex>vase</ex></expan> <num value="13">10 3</num><supplied reason="omitted">|</supplied> asyāṃ divasa-pūrvvāyāM bhagavataḥ daśabala-balina<supplied reason="omitted">ḥ</supplied> śākyamune<supplied reason="omitted">ḥ</supplied><surplus>|</surplus>
<lb n="2" />pratimā pratiṣṭhāpitā<surplus>|</surplus> bhikṣuṇā saṃghavarmmaṇā<supplied reason="omitted">|</supplied> yad atra puṇyaṃ tan mātā-pit<sic>rīn</sic> pūrvvaṅgama<supplied reason="omitted">ṃ</supplied> kṛtvā sarvva-satvānā<supplied reason="omitted">ṃ</supplied>
<lb n="3" />sarvva-duḥkha-prahāṇāyānuttarajñānāvāptaye<supplied reason="omitted">|</supplied> ghaṭitā <unclear>d</unclear>i<unclear>nn</unclear>ena|
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Bibliographic Information (view/hide)
Bibliography description
First reported (with description of the object and transcript by R. C. Sharma) in #Williams_1982:68. Re-edited in #Agrawala_1983.
Inscription Concordance
Concordance Item
Concordance Item Number
63
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<dimensions unit="cm">
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<height />
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<p>Three lines of writing on the pedestal. Dimensions not reported.</p>
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<p>northern class</p>
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<p>None.</p>
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