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PK NS 305 and 306

Known as:PK NS 305 and 306; Pelliot Koutchéen Nouvelle Série 305; Pelliot Koutchéen Nouvelle Série 306
Cite this page as:Adrian Musitz (translation). "PK NS 305 and 306". 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-pkns305and306 (accessed 17 Jul. 2024).

Edition

Editor:Adrian Musitz (translation)

Provenience

Expedition code:M 496.27 (NS 305); M 496.28 (NS 306)
Collection:Bibliothèque nationale de France, fonds Pelliot Koutchéen (Paris)

Language and Script

Language:Skt.; TB

Text contents

Passage:śloka 16ff
Text genre:Literary
Text subgenre:Buddhastotra
Verse/Prose:verse

Object

Material: ink on paper
Form:Poṭhī
Size (h × w):8 × 4.8 cm
Number of lines:5

Images

Images from gallica.bnf.fr by courtesy of the Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des Manuscrits, Pelliot koutchéen.

Transliteration

a1/// – bha drā sa nā ṅku – – – – nai ḥ ci hnai ḥ – ///
a2/// [n]tsa wa [wā] kau wa u – – – – 10 6 || la [k]ṣm[ī] ///
a3/// [m]a ra sya • śai ṣṣe nts· ·l· – [m]ñ· ñä kte c·e pi • b ///
a4/// [g]ū ḍha de haṃ • la k[uts]au ñai sa ce ccu ko¯ ¯s̝ ke k·e – ///
a5/// lya po tse tswo s̝a ntsa ke ktse ñä śco mā ///
b1/// ṣṣ· le tse ce • ma [ti] daṃ ṣṭra • ai śa m[ñ]e ///
b2/// kai lā [so] ṣle ntse [ts]· ro ra mtno sai myā m[o]¯ ¯s̝ ///
b3/// ññ· [ma] nä ññe la ku[ts]e ce • va sa nta [k]ā ya – ///
b4/// mñ· [ṣ]·e wä nta – ·e – – reṃ pa pā ṣṣo rñe ṣ·e ///
b5/// c[ī] raṃ vi ga ta bha va· – – – – r·ṃ yai ko¯ ¯s̝ [cm]e ///

Transcription

a1/// – bhadrāsanāṅku(śadhvajayā)naiḥ cihnaiḥ – ///
a2/// ntsa wawākauwa u(pllāläntasa) 10-6 ॥ lakṣmī ///
a3/// marasyaśaiṣṣents(e) (ś)l(e) (śā)mñ(e) ñäktec(c)epib(ā) ///
a4/// gūḍhadehaṃläkutsauñaisa ceccukoṣ kek(ts)e(ñ) ///
a5/// (o)lyapotse tswoṣäntsa kektseñäśco ///
b1/// (mtsi)ṣṣ(e) letse cematidaṃṣṭraaiśamñe(ṣṣe) ///
b2/// kailāso ṣlentse ts(ā)ro ramt no saim yāmoṣ ///
b3/// ññ· manäññe läkutsecevasantakāya – ///
b4/// mñ(e)ṣ(ṣ)e wänta(re) ·e – – reṃ papāṣṣorñeṣ(ṣ)e ///
b5/// cīraṃ vigatabhava(ṃ) (•) – – – r(e)ṃ yaikoṣ cme(lñe) ///

Translation

a1... with the signs of wagons with banners, elephant hooks, thrones (?)...
a2... with blooming lotuses... Lakṣmī...
a3... of the world together with humanity and gods.
a4... the body hidden by light...
a5...
b1... this lock of hair (?), the fang of knowledge...
b2... having made refuge, like a monastery on the Kailāsa mountain...
b4... the matter of... relating to good behavior...
b5... for long (?) having driven away existence...

Commentary

Remarks

Central piece, consisting of two immediately adjacent pieces.
Same manuscript as PK NS 11?

References

Edition

Couvreur 1970: 176-178

Bibliography

Couvreur 1970

Couvreur, Walter. 1970. “Boeddhistische Sanskritfragmenten in Koetsjische handschriften-verzamelingen.” In ANAMNHΣIΣ. Gedenkboek Prof. Dr. E. A. Leemans, 175–184 + 2x. Werken uitgegeven door de Faculteit van de letteren en wijsbegeerte, Rijksuniversiteit te Gent 149.