What is the difference between a prashasti and a inscription?

Prashasti Inscriptions

a.  Prashastis contains information about the rulers and which may not be be true but contains imformation such as how rulers wanted to decipt themselves such as victorious, valiant etc. They are written and composed by learned class.

Inscriptions are the written records engraved on stones, pillars,clay or copper tablets, caves and walls of the temples and monuments. They are reliable sources of information about the history of any period.

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