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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 526 - Māgha - Śiśupālavadha
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 526 - Māgha - Śiśupālavadha
Author:
Māgha.
Title:
Śiśupālavadha, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (3 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 25 cm.
Summary:
Manuscript titled Death of Śiśupāla, used for recitation, contemplation, and study; draws from epic mythology about king Śiśupāla who opposes the Hindu deity Kṛṣṇa who cuts off his head with his discus (cakra). Manuscript is incomplete and comprises only part of the fourth of 23 books.
Notes:
Manuscript formerly housed with Ms. Coll. 390 Item 3044.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Written in 9 lines per leaf.
3 leaves foliated 3-5, upper left and lower right verso.
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins in red ink; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double red line. One folio treated with yellow turmeric powder.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 526
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 526
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
शिशुपालवध, १७००-१८५०.
 
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