Is anyone able to read this script please?

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browntrout
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Is anyone able to read this script please?

Post by browntrout » Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:11 pm

I think this is Tibetan script, and I am wondering if anyone can tell me what it says. It is on a sculpture's base. Thank you very much to anyone who can assist! Namaste. Greg.
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Re: Is anyone able to read this script please?

Post by Wayfarer » Sat Jul 14, 2018 11:04 pm

I can't, but it might be useful to include a thumbnail of the entire image from which it is taken, for interpretive purposes.
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Re: Is anyone able to read this script please?

Post by browntrout » Sun Jul 15, 2018 2:30 am

Wayfarer,

Thank you for your reply. I will post the full image.

Sincerely, Greg.
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Re: Is anyone able to read this script please?

Post by dharmafootsteps » Sun Jul 15, 2018 4:24 am

It appears to say
བཀྲ་ཤིས་ལི་ནོ། or བཀྲ་ཤིས་ལི་མོ།
Which doesn't make much sense to me.

I guess it could be
བཀྲ་ཤིས་ལི་མ།
Which is the words "auspiciousness" and "bronze". Although that's ignoring the ན་རོ་ that seems to be quite clearly present on the last syllable.

I'm sure some else can give a better interpretation.

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Re: Is anyone able to read this script please?

Post by browntrout » Sun Jul 15, 2018 5:00 am

Thank you v very much for your help in translation this. Very kind of you. Sincerely, Greg.

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Re: Is anyone able to read this script please?

Post by tingdzin » Wed Jul 25, 2018 9:06 am

I think the last confusing part is du yig (abbrevated writing) for Namo. Such things are not so common on sculpture, but the quality of the writing is not that good anyway, and there appears to have been a space problem too.

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