First volume of Corpus Inscriptionum Indicarum containing Asokan inscriptions was edited by A. Cunningham and brought out in the year and later on its. Title – Corpus Inscriptionum Indicarum, Vol.1 Inscriptions Of Asoka. Author – Hultzsch, E. Language – english. Pages – Publication Year – Barcode EAN. Barcode: Title – Corpus Inscriptionum Indicarum vol. 3. Author – Fleet, John Faithfull. Language – english. Pages – Publication Year –

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Insrciptionum Separate Edict Dhauli and Jaugada. Popular passages Page – The King, beloved of the gods, honours every form of religious faith, but considers no gift or honour so much as the increase of the substance of religion; whereof this is the root: Whoever acts differently injures his own religion while he wrongs another’s.

Page – Much longing after the things [of this life] is a disobedience, I again declare ; not less so is inscriprionum laborious ambition of dominion by a prince who would be a propitiator of Heaven. Confess and believe in God [Isana], who is the worthy object of obedience.


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Page 45 – Buruouf, translations of the same Sanskrit works that are known in the north. It is by no means established, therefore, that Pali was the sacred language of the Buddhists at the period of the inscriptions, and its use constitutes no conclusive proof inscriptionym their Buddhist origin.

Page – Let the reverence be shown in such and such a manner, as is suited indicagum the difference of belief,”3. For this is indeed true wisdom: Page – During a past period of many centuries, there have prevailed — destruction of life, injury of living beings, disrespect towards kindred, and irreverence towards Sramans and Brahmans.

But now, in conformity to moral duty, the pious proclamation of king Priyadasi, the beloved of the gods, is made by beat of drum, in a manner never before performed for hundreds of years, with chariot and elephant processions, and fireworks and other divine displays of the people exhibiting the ceremonies and this Page 37 indiczrum But the impressions must have been imperfect, as the published plates omit the right-hand portion of the north compartment and the bottom line of both.

The omitted portions will be seen at once in the accompanying plate. The thin letters in the middle of the west compartment I have added from the other texts so as to show exactly how much is missing in this part. Altogether nearly one-half of the inscription still remains.


The well-known Allahabad pillar is a single shaft Page 5 – The fourth edict draws a comparison between the former state of things, perhaps lawless and uncivilised, and the state copus regeneration of the country under the ordinances of the beloved king. The publication of the glad tidings seems to have been made with unexampled pomp and circumstance and posterity is invoked to uphold the system. This edict is also dated in the twelfth year of Piyadasi. Page – I acknowledge and confess the faults that have been cherished in my heart.

From the love of virtue, by the side of which all other things are as sins — from the strict scrutiny of sin, — and from a.

iinscriptionum Page – But upon how many living beings I will pass over the mention of other things do I confer happiness here: May it endure for evermore, and so may my eons, and my grandsons, and my great-grandsons uphold the same for the profit of all the world, and labour therein with the most reverential exertion! Office of the Superintendent of Government Printing,