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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 211 - Bhaṭṭojī Dīkṣita - Pañcasaṃdhi
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Author:
Bhaṭṭojī Dīkṣita.
Title:
Pañcasaṃdhi, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (54 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 25 cm.
Language(s):
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Biographical / Organizational History:
17th-century Sanskrit grammarian and commentator who lived in Maharashtra. His grandson Hari Dīkṣita also lived in the same century.
Summary:
Manuscript is a sub-section of a larger grammatical treatise and commentary called the Prauḍhamanoramā, which is a rearticulation and revitalization of the work of the ancient grammarian Pāṇini. Manuscript also contains the super-commentary by Hari Dīkṣita, which runs parallel, above and below the main "root" text of Bhaṭṭojī Dīkṣita's work.
Related names:
Hari Dīkṣita. Laghuśabdaratna.
Subject:
Sanskrit language - Grammar.
Form / Genre:
Commentaries.
Treatises.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 18th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Notes:
Title supplied by cataloger; title of secondary commentary Laghuśabdaratna from colophon (f. 54v); secondary title of super-commentary supplied from colophon (f. 54v).
Written in 8-13 lines per leaf.
54 leaves foliated 1-54, upper left verso.
Colophon (to super-commentary): iti dīkṣitabhaṭṭojidikṣitaharidīkṣitakṛte laghuśabdaratne manoramāvyāvyane pañcasaṃdhiprakaraṇaṃ // (f. 54v).
Mistakes blacked out; numerous corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout.
Non-Latin script record.
Indexed / Referenced in:
Listed in H. I. Poleman, Census of Indic Manuscripts in the United States and Canada (New Haven, Conn.: American Oriental Society, 1938), Poleman 2612 (UP 211).
Other Titles:
Pañcasaṃdhiprakaraṇa.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 211.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 211
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
पञ्चसंधि, 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: Commentaries
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 19th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century
Subject: Grammar
Subject: Sanskrit language
Geography: India
Author: Bhaṭṭojī Dīkṣita
Related names: Hari Dīkṣita. Laghuśabdaratna
Page material: Paper