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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 350 - Vālmīki, attributed name - Sundarakāṇḍa
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 350 - Vālmīki, attributed name - Sundarakāṇḍa
Author:
Vālmīki, attributed name.
Title:
Sundarakāṇḍa, 1843.
Rāmāyaṇa. Sundarakāṇḍa
Physical description:
1 item (90 leaves) : paper ; 17 x 36 cm.
Summary:
Fifth book of the epic poem the Rāmāyaṇa; deals with the exploits of the Hindu monkey lord Hanuman who travels to the island of Laṅkā and encounters the demon lord Rāvaṇa the text also deals with the conversations between Rāvaṇa and Sītā, who has been captured and imprisoned by the demon lord.
Notes:
Title from title page (f. 1r).
Written in 12-13 lines per leaf.
90 leaves foliated 1-37, 37-89, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: svasti śrīkūrmāṃcalavāsimato rathapaṃtatasyātmajakāśīvātībhādrapaṃtetapustakavālmīkiya rāmāyaṇasaṃdarakāṃḍaśodhi[?]syasti śrīsaṃvat 1900 śake 1765 āṣāḍhaśukra 4 śanau gājipure prathamaprahare samāptaṃ kṛtaṃ // (f. 89v).
Dated saṃvat 1900 śake 1765 āṣāḍhaśukla 4 śanau (Saturday, July 1, 1843) (f. 89v).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double red line.
Notes on paper and bindings or wrappings.
Non-Latin script record.
Scribe is Bhādrapanta of Kāśī (Vārāṇasī), son of Rathapanta of Kūrmācala (f. 89v).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 350
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 350
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
सुन्दरकाण्ड, १८४३.
 
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