No. 50 – PRAH THAT KVAN PIR INSCRIPTION

PRAH THAT KVAN PIR INSCRIPTION
DATED 638
The temple of Kvan Pir is in the provice of Kraceh.
The inscription is written in Sanskrit and contains a single verse in Sragdhara metre. It records the installation, in Saka 638, of an image of Pushkaresha by Pushkarawho may be identical with the king Pushkaraksha mentioned in the inscriptions of Yashovarman and Rajendravarman.
The verse only gives the details of the date which is equivalent to 716 A.D.
आविर्भूते शकेन्द्रे वसुदहनरसैः कामिनीमध्यचन्द्रे
सिंहे लग्ने तुलायां दिनकरतनये घाटिके जीवशुक्रे।
मीनेन्द्रेन्द्वात्मजाते क्षितिसुतसहिते भूरितीक्ष्णांशुजाले
देवश्श्रीपुष्करेशो द्विजवरमुनिभिस्स्थापितो पुष्करेण॥१॥

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