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1 moon' bird' (vacuum' and 'one' stand for the numeitute the date of Satananda's work. Hence, as there is but cates 1 ; as a bird is oviparous, and oviparous creatures receive
of dwija or 'twice-born, bird' represents the numeral im' indicates nothingness, it properly represents a zero ;
for the numeral which it plainly indicates. Thus collecting 0, and 1, and reading them from the right we obtain 1021.
95000308088900, Coro S80 Bosaan: , the foot of the foe of Mura, tie fortunate Satánanda proenefit of students, the Bhaswati in the Saca Year 1021.'»
d to the Lotus-foot of the foe of Mura, the illustrious Satainded, for the benefit of students, the Bhaswati after the lapse vum-one in the Saka era,
'Having bowed t pounds, for the
“ Having bowe panda has propo of Moon-bird-va:
19 Here the word rals which cons one moon, it indi the appellation 2; since 'vacut and 'one' stand. the figures 1, 2
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TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISHI,
INTRODUCTIOX, NOTES, AND APPENDICES.
JAMES DE ALWIS,
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