Mihintale 29

  • Language: Simhal. Prakrit
  • Date: -90-90
  • Indoskript editor: kh
  • Dynasty:
  • ID: 430
  • Place of origin: Mihintale (80° 29' long., 8° 20' lat.)
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Material: Stein


Paranavitana, S.: Inscriptions of Ceylon

Vol. I: containing Cave Inscriptions from 3rd century B.C. to 1st century A.C. and other Inscriptions in the early Brāhmī Script. [o.O.], 1970; (Archaeological Survey of Ceylon)

Section A: Inscriptions in early Brāhmī Script, S. 1 ff.

Die meisten der Inschriften befinden sich unter oder leicht oberhalb der aus dem Stein gehauenen Wasserrinnen an den buddhistischen Felshöhlen.

Anuradhapura Distrikt, Mihintale

(Ed. S. vii: "Mihintale [Cetiyagiri, Missaka-pabbata, Mahinda-taṭa] in Kanadarā Korale of nuvaragam Palāta in the Anurādhapura District; eight miles east of Anurādhapura on the Trincomalee Road. Nos. 1-75")


No. 29:

Devanapiya-maharajha-Gamaṇi-Abayaśa puta Loṇapi Aya-Śivaśa leṇe śagaśa

Übersetzung: "The cave of prince Siva , of Loṇapi (taken as a place name), son of the great king Devānampiya Gāmaṇī Abhaya , [is given] to the Saṅgha."

vorläufige Datierung: letztes Viertel 3. Jhd. v. Ch. - Mitte 1. Jhd. n. Ch. (Ed.: S. xvii)

weitere Literatur:

EZ. V, 210 ff.

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