The Rkong po Bde mo sa inscription

Labelinsc_RkongInscription
Location"G.yu rong btsan Village in Nying-khri County" ('Jam dbyangs and Wang 2000: 95). G.yung drung rtse, North bank of the Gtsang po, about 325 kilometers east of Lhasa.
Datereign of Khri lde srong brtsan (ca 799-815).
Conditionextant.
ImagesBsod nams skyid (1984: plate 4: same as Chang [1984: 250]): plate 4: same as Chang [1984: 250]Chang (1984: 250, a better copy of which was used by Li and Coblin): 250, a better copy of which was used by Li and Coblin'Jam dbyangs and Wang (2000: 94 plate 64, detail of center, 95 plate 64, full text): 94 plate 64, detail of center, 95 plate 64, full textUebach (1985: 77-79): 77-79Wang (1982: plate 8 same as Chang [1984: 250]): plate 8 same as Chang [1984: 250]
RefsRichardson (1954) ITLSRichardson (1972) ITLSWang (1982: 93-104): 93-104 ITLSBsod nams skyid (1984: 77-83): 77-83 ITLSChang (1984) ITLSUebach (1985) ITLSRichardson (1985: 64-71): 64-71 ITLSChab spel (1985) ITLSLi and Coblin (1987: 193-226): 193-226 ITLSChab spel (1990) ITLSChab spel (1991) ITLSChen and Wang (2003: 64-72): 64-72 ITLS
NoteComplete text. 21 lines. The almost same text is incised in the stone inscription at Gtam snyan (cf. 2.1.1, p.84). The text is edited based on photographs in Uebach (1985) and those in 'Jam dbyangs and Wang (2000). For illegible portions, we follow the readings of Li and Coblin (1987).
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