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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2041 - Śikṣā
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2041 - Śikṣā
Śikṣā, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (7 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 17 cm.
Manuscript is a short grammatical treatise that comments on the grammatical structure of Vedic hymns and is considered part of Vedic supplementary literature, the Vedāṅga. Manuscript begins with the fourth chapter of Pāṇini's complete work but likely represents a particular short recension, reconfiguration, or selection of the larger work.
Title from colophon (f. 7r).
Written in 9-10 lines per leaf.
7 leaves foliated 1-6, [7], upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śikṣāsamāptā // om̐ // (f. 7r).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; vertical margins marked with double red line.
Watermarks of a coat of arms with the word AUSTRIA across it; Made in Austria; and Super Quality.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2041.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 2041
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
शिक्षा, १७००-१८५०.
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