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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 292 - Triṃśaślokībhāṣya
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 292 - Triṃśaślokībhāṣya
Triṃśaślokībhāṣya, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (22 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 25 cm.
Manuscript is used as a kind of manual for consultation and application by a priest or householder wanting understand the rules and regulations (Hindu law, Dharma) related to rites and ceremonies for the purification of the body through the removal of impurities. Manuscript has both a root text (mūla) and a commentary (bhāṣya or ṭīkā). The commentary follows consecutively after each verse of the root text.
Title from colophon (f. 22v).
Written in 12-13 lines per leaf.
22 leaves foliated 1-22, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti triṃśaślokībhāṣyaṃ samāptaṃm // śrī // (f. 22v).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout.
Skin of an entire snake enclosed in manuscript (f. 9-10).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 292
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 292
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
त्रिंशश्लोकीभाष्य, १७००-१८५०.
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