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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 680 - Bhāskarācārya, 1114- - Prakīrṇaka
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 680 - Bhāskarācārya, 1114- - Prakīrṇaka
Bhāskarācārya, 1114-
Prakīrṇaka circa 1700-1850.
Līlāvatī Selections
Physical description:
1 item (10 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 27 cm.
Manuscript used for contemplation and consultation and is a treatise and an ancient textbook on mathematics and geometry as derived from planetary movements. The work, also referred to as the Vāsanābhāṣya, is possibly a commentary on the Siddhāntaśiromaṇi or, the Crown jewel of treatises, by the same author. Two small tables of numbers overwriting the text appear near the end of the manuscript (f. 8v).
Title from internal colophon (f. 8v); alternate title Vāsanābhāṣya supplied by cataloger.
Written in 10-12 lines per leaf.
10 leaves foliated 1, 1-9, upper left and lower right verso.
Internal colophon: iti bhāskarācāryaviracitāyāṃ gaṇitapādyāṃ līlāvtyāṃ prakīṇakāni samāptāni (f. 8v).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant numbers or syllables highlighted in red in some parts of manuscript; vertical margins marked with double red line for part of the manuscript.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 680
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 680
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
प्रकीर्णक, १७००-१८५०.
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