The Bsam yas inscription

Labelinsc_BsamInscription
Locationcourtyard of the monastery of Bsam yas.
Date779 or 791, founding of Bsam yas.
Conditionextant.
ImagesBsod nams skyid (1984: plate 6): plate 6: lines (3)4-20(21)'Jam dbyangs and Wang (2000: 171, plate 101): 171, plate 101: lines 11-19'Jam dbyangs and Wang (2000: 170, plate 101): 170, plate 101: lines (1, 2)3-19(20)Pitt Rivers Museum and the British Museum (Web: plate 2001.59.13.36.1): plate 2001.59.13.36.1: lines 1-16Pitt Rivers Museum and the British Museum (Web: plate 2001.59.13.37.1): plate 2001.59.13.37.1: (5)6-19(20)Pitt Rivers Museum and the British Museum (Web: plate 2001.59.13.39.1): plate 2001.59.13.39.1: lines 11-21Pitt Rivers Museum and the British Museum (Web: plate 2001.59.13.38.1): plate 2001.59.13.38.1: lines 6-20Richardson (1985: plate 4): plate 4: lines 2-21Richardson (1998: plate 11): plate 11: (2)3-21Richardson (1998: plate 23): plate 23: (1)2-21Tucci (1950: fig. 3, opposite p. 44): fig. 3, opposite p. 44: lines (3)4-20(21)Tucci (1967: 155): 155: lines (3, 4)5-14(15)Tucci (1973: 46, plate 43): 46, plate 43: lines 2-21Wang (1982: 12): 12: entire textWang (1982: 13, plate 17): 13, plate 17: lines 4-20Zwalf (1981: 27): 27: lines 12-21
RefsRichardson (1949) ITLSTucci (1950: 43, 94-95): 43, 94-95 ITLSWang (1982: 167-169): 167-169 ITLS'Jam dbyangs (1984) ITLSBsod nams skyid (1984: 121-123): 121-123 ITLSRichardson (1985: 26-31): 26-31 ITLSLi and Coblin (1987: 186-192): 186-192 ITLS
NoteComplete text. 21 lines. The text is edited based on the published photographs.
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