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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 938 - Bhāsarvajña, active 10th century - Nyāyasāra
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Bhāsarvajña, active 10th century.
Nyāyasāra, 1849.
Physical description:
1 item (68 leaves) : paper ; 9 x 27 cm.
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Manuscript is used for contemplation and study and is a Hindu philosophical treatise on logic written from the perspective of the Nyāya school of philosophy, intented to present a compendium and essence of the school's essential features.
Hindu logic.
Logic - India.
Hindu philosophy.
Philosophy, Indic.
Form / Genre:
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Title from colophon (f. 68v).
Written in 5-9 lines per leaf.
68 leaves foliated 1-68, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti nyāyasāre caturthādhyāyasya caturtha 4 pādo 'dhyāyaśca samāptaḥ // (f. 68v).
Dated saṃvat 1906 (1849) (f. 68v).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; some significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout.
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 3692 (UP 938).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 938
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 938
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
न्यायसार, १८४९.

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Collection: Indic Manuscripts
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: No
Notated: No
Language: Sanskrit
Century: 19th century
Date: 1849
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 19th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century
Genre: Treatises
Subject: Hindu logic
Subject: Hindu philosophy
Subject: Logic
Subject: Nyaya
Subject: Philosophy, Indic
Geography: India
Author: Bhāsarvajña, active 10th century
Page material: Paper