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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2496 - Anusmṛti
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2496 - Anusmṛti
Mahābhārata. Śāntiparva. Anusmṛti.
Anusmṛti, 1800s.
Physical description:
1 item (14 leaves) : paper ; 8 x 14 cm.
Selection of 74 verses from the Śāntiparvan of the Mahābhārata on the importance of remembering the Hindu deity Viṣṇu at death.
Title from colophon (f. 14v); alternate title Viṣṇudharmottara also from colophon (f. 14v).
Invocation, colophon, introduction of speakers, and double daṇḍas in red; a few marginal corrections and many very lengthy additions in margins, possibly a commentary; Telugu script in margin (f. 1r).
Written in 6 lines per leaf.
Colophon: iti śrīmahābhārate śāṃtiparvaṇi śatasahasrasaṃhitāyāṃ viṣṇudharmottare anusmṛtya sampūrṇam //
Non-Latin script record.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2496
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 2496
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
महाभारत शान्तिपर्व अनुस्मृति.
अनुस्मृति, १८००-१८९९.
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