The South Asia Inscriptions Database

Nalanda Seal Inscription of Isanavarman

Object Reference
Object URI
OB00130
Inscription URI
IN00143

Basic Metadata

Decoration
None.
Language
Sanskrit
Script
no data
Date (min)
500
Date (max)
555
Date comments
Basis of dating: approximate reign of Īśānavarman.
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<lb n="1" />varṇāśrama-dharmma-vidaḥ sva<gap extent="unknown" reason="lost" />
<lb n="2" />rañjita-prakṛteḥ śrī-īśāna<unclear>varmma-nṛpate</unclear>
<lb break="no" n="3" />r jjayati jagat-prītaye la<unclear>kṣmīḥ</unclear>
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Bibliography description
First reported with transcript in #Kuraishi_1931:88-89 (No. 18).
Inscription Concordance
Concordance Item
Concordance Item Number
2079
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<lb n="2" />rañjita-prakṛteḥ śrī-īśāna<unclear>varmma-nṛpate</unclear>
<lb break="no" n="3" />r jjayati jagat-prītaye la<unclear>kṣmīḥ</unclear>
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