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PK NS 159

Known as:PK NS 159
Cite this page as:Athanaric Huard. "PK NS 159". In A Comprehensive Edition of Tocharian Manuscripts (CEToM). Created and maintained by Melanie Malzahn, Martin Braun, Hannes A. Fellner, and Bernhard Koller. https://cetom.univie.ac.at/?m-pkns159 (accessed 23 Apr. 2024).

Edition

Editor:Athanaric Huard

Provenience

Collection:Bibliothèque nationale de France, fonds Pelliot Koutchéen (Paris)

Language and Script

Language:TB

Transliteration

a1/// kus· ·w· [r]· ///
a2/// – mā twe we sm· ///
a3/// wa lo yakṣaṃ ñai [w]e ///
a4/// kuse sū śai ṣṣe ne ///
a5/// – ṣo s·ai – ·e ///
b1/// – yp· – ///
b2/// [dha] re • vajramu – ///
b3/// tsi pa skā ya || tu ·e(·) ///
b4/// lkā tsi e m(·)e ly(·)i ·[ai] ///
b5/// s·[ṃ] – ·e ///

Transcription

a1 /// kus(e) (s)w ·r· ///
a2 /// – twe wesm(eṃ) ///
a3 /// walo yakṣaṃñai we(śeññai) ///
a4 /// kuse śaiṣṣene ///
a5 /// – ṣo s·ai – ·e ///
b1 /// – yp· – ///
b2 /// (vidyā)dhare • vajramu(ṣṭi)n1 ///
b3 /// tsi päskāyatu(m)e(ṃ) ///
b4 /// lkātsi em(p)elyi (c)ai ///
b5 /// s·ṃ – ·e ///

Translation

a1 … who …
a2 … you are not of us …
a3 … king … Yakṣa-like …
a4 … who in this world …
a5
b1
b2 … Vajramuṣṭi …
b3 … strive to …! Then
b4 … to see … the horrible …
b5

Commentary

Philological commentary

n1 vajramu(ṣṭi): so restored, because alternatives, such as names adapted from possible Sanskrit compounds vajramukha or vajramudra seem excluded on palaeographical ground.