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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1717 - Bhaṭṭojī Dīkṣita - Siddhāntakaumudī
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1717 - Bhaṭṭojī Dīkṣita - Siddhāntakaumudī
Bhaṭṭojī Dīkṣita.
Siddhāntakaumudī, circa 1700-1850.
Siddhāntakaumudī. Selections
Physical description:
1 item (38 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 25 cm.
Manuscript used for consultation or teaching is an arrangement of and commentary on the sūtras of the grammarian Pāṇini. It is a part of the Siddhāntakaumudī that deals with Sanskrit compounds (samāsa). Manuscript is incomplete. A flower is created on the back of the manuscript using primarily the blessing/mantra Śrī as well as mantras praising the deities Śiva and Rāma.
Title from abbreviations in margins; alternate title Samāsa found in a colophon incorporated into a floral design at the end of the manuscript (f. 86v).
Written in 8-13 lines per leaf.
69 leaves foliated 18-86, upper left and lower right verso.
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout.
Colophon: iti samāsaḥ samāptāḥ // (f. 86v).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1717.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1717
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
सिद्धान्तकौमुदी, १७००-१८५०.
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