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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2046 - Vedanāsikāśikṣā
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2046 - Vedanāsikāśikṣā
Title:
Pāṇinīyaśikṣā.
Vedanāsikāśikṣā, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (4 leaves) : paper ; 9 x 23 cm.
Summary:
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.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 4v); alternate title Śikṣā from margins.
Written in 8 lines per leaf.
4 leaves foliated 1-4, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti vedanāsikāśikṣāsamāptaḥ // (f. 4v).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; some significant phrases highlight in red; some folios treated with yellow turmeric powder to protect the manuscript from insects.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2046.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 2046
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
वेदनासिकाशिक्षा, १७००-१८५०.
 
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