Gupta Inscription – Samudragupta & River Ganga

Fame of Samudragupta समुद्रगुप्त (4th c. CE) is compared with swift flow of River Ganga गंगा in an Inscription.

• Place – Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh) • Language – Sanskrit • Script – Brahmi (Gupta)

Prayagraj Inscription of Samudragupta (Source – Internet)
Sanskrit text and rough translation of the inscription

Notice two important factors in the fame of Samudragupta समुद्रगुप्त, the mightiest emperor of Gupta dynasty –

1) शस्त्र (Military Power)

2) शास्त्र (Good governance mentioned in धर्मशास्त्रम् texts.

Published by Hiren Dave

Student of Sanskrit, History, Epigraphy, Literature and Indology contents.

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