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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 777 - Vṛtti
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Title:
Vṛtti, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (1 leaf) : paper ; 11 x 25 cm.
Language(s):
In Sanskrit (Jaina Devanāgarī)
Summary:
Manuscript is used for consultation and study and is a small section of a larger Jaina grammatical work, possibly with reference to grammatical compounds.
Subject:
Jainism.
Yantras.
Sanskrit language - Grammar.
Form / Genre:
Treatises.
Diagrams.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 18th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 1v); alternate title derived from colophon (f. 1v) by writing the numeral 12 as a word.
Written in 32 lines.
Colophon: iti kṛtiḥ śrīmunicandrasūrīṇām // śośaṃśaḥ vistuḥ triṃśovarguḥ // 12 vṛtti saṃpūrṇā // (f. 1v).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double red line. Text is divided into three columns and the words form a kind of diamond-shaped yantra (diagram) at the center of each column with four characters from the text at the center of each one (six in total). Text is incomplete.
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 5447 (UP 777).
Other Titles:
Dvādāśa vṛtti.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 777
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 777
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
वृत्ति, १७००-१८५०.

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Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: Yes
Notated: No
Language: Sanskrit
Century: 18th century
Century: 19th century
Date: 1700
Genre: Diagrams
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 19th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century
Subject: Grammar
Subject: Jainism
Subject: Sanskrit language
Subject: Yantras
Geography: India
Page material: Paper