This article is a publication of two fragments of a Tocharian B manuscripts
kept in the Petrovsky sub-collection of the Serindian Collection of the IOM RAS with a
text of Buddhist content related to the conversion of Uruvilvā-Kāśyapa. The article
provides transliteration and transcription of the text, as well as the provisional translation.
Assumptions are made regarding the Sanskrit and Tocharian B literature parallels.
On May 22, 2019, at the meeting of the Academic Council of the IOM RAS, V.V. Shchepkin will submit his lecture New Sources about the History of the Southern Kuril Islands in the Second Half of the Eighteenth Century.