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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2295 - Ārṣarāmāyaṇa
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2295 - Ārṣarāmāyaṇa
Yogavāsiṣṭha. Selections.
Ārṣarāmāyaṇa. Kiṣkindhakāṇḍa, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (128 leaves) : paper ; 18 x 41 cm.
A treatise on Advaita (non-dualism) Vedānta philosophy attributed to the ancient sage Vālmīki but composed by an unknown medieval author. Framed within the mythological world of the epic Rāmāyaṇa, the text is presented as a dialogue between the sage Vāsiṣṭha and the epic hero Rāma. A commentary by Maheśvaratīrtha, the Rāmāyaṇatattvadīpikā, runs horizontally above and below the root text.
Title from colophon (f. 127v).
Written in 7-18 lines per leaf.
128 leaves foliated 1-128, upper left and lower right verso.
Commentary colophon: ity ārṣe rāmāyaṇe vālmikīye caturviṃśatsahasrikāyāṃ saṃhitāyāṃ kiṣkiṃdhākāṃḍe saptaṣaṣṭitamaḥ sargaḥ 67 // (f. 127v).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; vertical margins marked with double red line.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2295.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 2295
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
आर्षरामायण. किष्किन्धकाण्ड, १७००-१८५०.
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