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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 361 - Rāmagītā
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Title:
Puranas. Brahmāṇḍapurāṇa. Adhyātmarāmāyaṇa. Rāmagītā.
Rāmagītā, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (14 leaves) : paper ; 10 x 15 cm.
Summary:
Text from the last section (uttarakāṇḍa) of the Adhyātmarāmāyaṇa, chapter five, a conversation between Rāma and his brother Lakṣmaṇa where Rāma propounds the merits of knowledge over that of action (karma).
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 14v).
Written in 5 lines per leaf.
14 leaves foliated 1-14, upper left verso.
Colophon: iti śrīmadadhyātmarāmāyaṇe umāmaheśvarasaṃvāde [utta]rakāṇḍe śrīrāmagītānāmapaṃcamaḥ sargaḥ (f. 14v).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; manuscript appears to be cut, with partial, minor text loss, on right side.
Non-Latin script record.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 361
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 361
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
रामगीता, १७००-१८५०.

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Collection: Indic Manuscripts
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: No
Notated: No
Language: Sanskrit
Century: 18th century
Century: 19th century
Date: 1700
Genre: Dialogues
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 19th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century
Subject: Hindu mythology
Subject: Karma
Subject: Lakṣmaṇa (Hindu deity)
Subject: Rāma (Hindu deity)
Geography: India
Page material: Paper