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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 338 - Rāmagītā
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 338 - Rāmagītā
Title:
Puranas. Brahmāṇḍapurāṇa. Adhyātmarāmāyaṇa. Rāmagītā.
Rāmagītā, 1821.
Physical description:
1 item (32 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 26 cm.
Summary:
Text from the last section (uttarakāṇḍa) of the Adhyātmarāmāyaṇa, chapter five, a conversation between Rāma and his brother Lakṣmaṇa where Rāma propounds the merits of knowledge over that of action (karma); contains a Marathi commentary running parallel (above and below) the main Sanskrit text.
Notes:
Title from title page (f. 1r).
Written in 7-9 lines per leaf.
32 leaves foliated 1-32, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: śrịrāmalakṣmaṇaprasann // śake 1743 vṛṣanāmasaṃvatsare kārtikaśuklāṣṭamyāṃ śṛguvāsaradinedaṃ pustakaṃ samāptaṃ // bāpaṭ ity upanāmakaviṣṇuṃbhaṭṭena likhitam // (f. 32r).
Dated śake 1743 (1821) (f. 32r).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; vertical margins marked with double red line; floral pattern on front cover (f. 1r).
Scribe is Viṣṇubhaṭṭa Bāpaṭ (f. 32r), a name common in Maharashtra.
Non-Latin script record.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 338
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 338
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
रामगीता, १८२१.
 
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