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MISCELLANEOUS INSCRIPTIONS

SECTION 3

The Commemorative Inscriptions on the Pillars in the Tarai

I. THE RUMMINDÊÎ INSCRIPTION

ASOKA'S VISIT TO THE BIRTHPLACE OF BUDDHA

FACSIMILE

Rummindei inscription.jpg

TRANSLITERATION

  1. Devānapiyena piyadasina lājina vīsativasābhisitena
  2. atana āgācha mahīyite hida budhe jāte sakyamunīti
  3. silā vigaḍabhīchā kālāpita silāthabhecha usapāpite
  4. hida bhagavaṁ jāteti luṁminigāme ubalikekaṭe
  5. athabhagiyecha

Asoka's Inscription at Rummindêî

[From impression taken by Dr. Führer]