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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2058 - Śikṣā
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2058 - Śikṣā
Śikṣā, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (5 leaves) : paper ; 10 x 26 cm.
Manuscript is a short treatise 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. 5r).
Written in 8-9 lines per leaf.
10 leaves foliated 1-10, upper left and lower right verso.
Internal colophon: iti śikṣāsamāptimagamat // (f. 5r).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant words, characters and numbers highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double black line.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2058.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 2058
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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