Partin MANUSCRIPT REMAINS RECOVERED FROM KH~IDALIK 1443
B.—KHOTANESE TEXTS AND DOCUMENTS
MANUSCRIPT REMAINS BROUGHT
Kha. 0012. a. Pôtlil fol., complete, with fol. No. x35, slightly damaged at upper R. corner. Text written in Khotanese and Upright Gupta, distributed on either side in three columns, each column in 6 IL, and with 9 or ro Aksaras in each line. It is interspersed with Skr. words. Sand-rubbed and difficult to read. r51" X 4".
Also small fr. from R. end, with remains of 5 II. on full width of 3é", showing No. ro on fifth 1. 4" X 3r. No. 516, Hoernle Reg.
Kha. 0013. d. Fifteen frs. of 10 Pôthis in Khotanese and Upright Gupta, incl. :
(1) Half fol., with fol. No. 18, string-hole, and 5 11. writing; Si" x z ". (2) Quarter fol., with string-hole, and 5 Il. writing; but fol. No. rubbed out and illegible ; 5" X 3k". (3) Quarter
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fol., with fol. No. 9, and 5 11. writing; on obv. 1. 5 reads salye drai-mädlä, ` annually, three-monthly ; 3" x 2$". (4) Fr. from middle of fol., with 411. writing ; 6" X 21". (5) Damaged half fol., with string-hole, and 511. writing; but fol. No. broken off; showing numeral 4 on obv. 1. 2, and numeral 6 on rev.
1. z ; 24". &c. No. 522, Hoernle Reg.
Kha. 0013. e. Four frs. of documents, paper, written in Khotanese language and Cursive Gupta, incl.: (r) R. upper corner, with remains of 5 II. on obv. and 3 11. on rev. ; ending with gausi byaudä kùsa x3; 6' X 3" ; (2) with beginning and 2 Il. writing, ending on znd 1. with naiad& bhäga 4 11 kusle bhäga 4 11 Rev. blank ; 74" x 1i". No. 523, Hoernle Reg.
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Kha. i. 4. Fr. of fol., R. lower corner, with remains 4 1I. writing in Khotanese and Upright Gupta. No. 164, Hoernle Reg.
'34-47 ; the latter has lost L. side up to string-hole, and is prob. 148 ; it is the final fol. of Pôthi. All fols. more or less damaged along upper and R. edges; and writing in places rubbed and almost illegible. Fol. no. on L. margin of obv.
Contents : transl. into Khotanese from Skr. Shang anrasamädhi-sfrlra; based on a much more expanded version
than that preserved in Hoernle MS. No. 144, and apparently agreeing with the Tib. transl. in the Kangyur ; see Mann-scrip! Remains of Buddhist Lrleralure, p. 125.
The name Siiraiigama occurs on fols. r 446'•"', 145beii, r 46aiobi. The interlocutors are : Drdhamala, fol. r 34bî,
I35av ; slhavira or äfr'vi Ananda, fol. 136biii, 137aio; Sasi- vimalagarbha, fol. r36aiii•o, 137ao. 1V7aryusri, or 11famieudri, fol. 144ai;i6;i; Saripulra, fol. 1406i, 14raii;.v~ ~43aivbit No. 17o, Hoernle Reg. 161" x 3z".
Kha. i. 20. Three small frs. of 2 Pôthis in Khotanese language and'Upright Gupta.
Soft, brown paper; narrow strip, 74" X 2°, showing upper edge and string-hole ; with remains of 3 lI. of writing; full leaf must have been 4" wide, with 5 ll.
White, soft paper ; z" x 3", with fol. No. 19, and 2" x r â". No. 175, Hoernle Reg.
Kha. i. 22. Fr. of large Pôthi in Khotanese and Upright Gupta. Thin, dun-coloured paper ; full width of L. side 5s", with fol. No. 457 on obv. ; apparently final fol.; 8 II. on page ; large letters.
Remains of some Buddhist Sara ; possibly the .Sfcrahgamasamädhi. No. 177, Hoernle Reg. 1g" x 5â".
Kha. i. 27. a. Two frs. of Pôthi; on very thin, soft paper, in Khotanese and Upright Gupta.
(r) One fol., with remains of 5 11. writing from some Buddhist canonical text, c. 6" x 3"; (2) another fr. with remains of 3 11., r" X r3". No. 180, Hoernle Reg.
Kha. i. 38. Fourteen minute frs., apparently the same Pôthi, in Khotanese and Upright Gupta (large size). Some Buddhist religious work. No. 186, Hoernle Reg.
Kha. i. 45. a. Two small frs. of PdthI in Khotanese and Upright Gupta ; coarse, brownish paper. Larger fr., with.
3 11., appears to be final fol., being blank on rev. No. 193, Hoernle Reg. Gr. fr. 4" X 24" (full width). .
Kha. i. 49. a. Small fr. of Pôthi fol., showing R. half of circle round string-hole ; 4 11. writing in Khotanese and Upright Gupta. • Perhaps containing a dhärani. No. x95, Hoernle Reg. 3" X 2" (full width).
Kha. i. 52. a. Fr. of Pôthi fol. (R. edge), with 4 II. in Khotanese and Upright Gupta. Also another minute fr. in same hand, and possibly of same fol. No. 197, Hoernle Reg. 3i" x 2k".
Kha. i. 53, 66, 91. Three frs. of paper documents. S3 inscr. on obv. with remains of 8 11. writing in Cursive Gupta
and Khotanese language ; rev. blank. 66 bearing on obv. remains of 3 similar 11.; rev. blank. 91 with remains of Chin. on rev. No. 199, Hoernle Reg. Gr. M. z*" X 5â".
Kha. i. 56. Two large frs. of Pôthi fols. showing string-holes ; 4 11. writing in Khotanese and Upright Gupta ; from some Buddhist religious work.
Two Bodhisattvas are named : and fol., obv. 1. 4, .fubhädhimuklä bodhisalvä I!a hvale; 1st fol., obv. 1. 3, dam nhet
bodhisaty& lea hvale. No. zoz, Hoernle Reg. (Each) 7a" x 3". Kha. i. 58. a. Frs. of z Pôthis, two large and four minute, in Khotanese and Upright Gupta.
(I) Fol., practically complete, but much damaged ; fol. No. missing; 5 11. writing. 7" x 3". (2) Fr. from middle of fol.;
4 11. ; handwriting similar to Pôthi r. No. 204, Hoernle Reg.