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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2258 - Rāmagītā
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2258 - Rāmagītā
Title:
Puranas. Brahmāṇḍapurāṇa. Adhyātmarāmāyaṇa. Rāmagītā.
Rāmagītā, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (20 leaves) : paper ; 14 x 31 cm.
Summary:
Text from the last section (uttarakāṇḍa) of the Adhyātmarāmāyaṇa, chapter five, a conversation between Rāma and his brother Lakṣmaṇa, in which Rāma propounds the merits of knowledge over that of action (karma). Presented as a dialogue between Śiva and Pārvatī. Commentary (ṭīkā) running above and below the main text by Rāmavarman son of Himantivarman, pupil of Nāgeśa (f. 19r).
Notes:
Title from title page (f. [i] recto); title of commentary Rāmagītāṭīkā from end title page (f. 19v).
Written in 10-14 lines per leaf.
20 leaves foliated [i], 1-19, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīmatsakalarājavipat utdharaṇasamarthety ādivirudāvalīvirājamānasya himaṃtivarmaṇaḥ putrasya śrīrāmavarmaṇaḥ kṛtāv adhyātmarāmāyaṇasyaitau uttarakāṃḍe śrīrāmagītāṭīkāpaṃcamasargaḥ // om̐ tat sat // cha // cha // (f. 19r).
Mistakes covered in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; main text as well as other significant syllables, words, and phrases in commentary highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double red line.
Non-Latin script record.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2258
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 2258
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
रामगीता, १७००-१८५०.
 
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