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MS Chandra Shum Shere d.837

Sanskrit, Chandra Shum Shere Collection

Contents

Summary of Contents: A paper manuscript of Vijñānabhikṣu's Sāṅkhyapravacanabhāṣya on the Sāṅkhyasūtras.
Kapila ,
Language(s): Sanskrit.
Class: mūla
Vijñānabhikṣu , [3v1] śrīrāmāya namaḥ [3v1] eko ’dvitīya [70v] īśvarānabhyu
Language(s): Sanskrit
Class: commentary

Physical Description

Form: pothī
Support: Paper.

10 × 29 cm.

Extent: 68 ff.

Condition

Incomplete, extant folios [1]-[2] (lff. 3-4), 3-4, [5] (lf. 7), 6-7, [8] (lf. 10), 9, 9[a] (lf. 12, is a truṭipatra in a different hand), 10-54, 55 (also numbered 56), 57-70; left edges damaged with loss of several folio numbers. Folio 1 and 70 damaged in the right margin with loss of text. Several folios worm-eaten with loss of several akṣaras.

Layout

Commentary layout: running; mūla cited in full and smeared in red.

13 lines per page.

Deletions in yellow.

Hand(s)

Devanāgarī in black ink.

Additions: On folio 1 (lf. 3), in a modern hand: ‘vi[in pencil]jñānācārya. kāpilasāṃkhyapravacanabhāṣya 70’.

Marginalia

  • correctionsMarginal corrections in the same hand.

Binding

Cardboard cover, library binding.

History

Origin: 19th century.

Provenance and Acquisition

Donated by Shum Shere, Chandra Mahārāja Chandra Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana in 1909.

Availability

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Bibliography

    Descriptions of the manuscript

    manuscripthttp://zotero.org/users/5493666/items/KU4TYAUH Index Catalogue of MSS. Chandra Shum Shere by T. Gambier Parry. Revised and Completed by E. H. Johnston [unpublished handlist] T.Gambier Parry; E. H.Johnston Oxford

Funding of Cataloguing

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation