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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 776 - Ambaḍaparivrājakakathā
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 776 - Ambaḍaparivrājakakathā
Ambaḍaparivrājakakathā, 1683.
Physical description:
1 item (35 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 26 cm.
Manuscript is used for contemplation, study, and recitation, and relates poetic myths about Tirthaṅkaras, legendary Jain figures, typically from the mythological past. Diamond-shaped yantra (diagram) housing Sanskrit characters from the main text, at the center of each folio.
Title from colophon (f. 35v).
Written in 15 lines per leaf.
35 leaves foliated 1-35, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrī aṃbaḍaparibrājakasya kathānakaṃ saṃpūrṇaṃ // samāptaṃ // (f. 35v).
Scribe is Gaṇivijayasāgara, student of Prītisāgara (f. 35v).
Dated saṃvat 1739 (1683) (f. 35v).
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 triple red line.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 776
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 776
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
अम्बडपरिव्राजककथा, १६८३.
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