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MS Chandra Shum Shere c.191(1)

Sanskrit, Chandra Shum Shere Collection

Contents

Summary of Contents: A paper manuscript of Bhoja's Rājamārtaṇḍa, a commentary on Patañjali's Yogasūtra. Copied by Sadānanda for his own study at Vārāṇasī on a śivarātri.
Patañjali ,
Title: Yogasūtra
Language(s): Sanskrit.
Class: mūla
Bhoja , [1v1] oṃ śrīgaṇeśāya namaḥ [1v1] dehārdhayogaḥ [40r] vyadhāt [40r] iti śrīdhāreśvaraviracitāyāṃ rājamārtaṇḍābhidhānāyāṃ pātaṃjalayogaśāstravṛttau kaivalyapādaś caturthaḥ samāptaḥ 4 [40r] śiva likhitaṃ sadānande+ svahastena svapaṭhanārthaṃ samāpti jātā śivarātrau śrīkāśīmadhye śivāya namaḥ harāya namaḥ
Language(s): Sanskrit.
Class: commentary

Physical Description

Form: pothī
Support: Paper.

13.5 × 35.5 cm.

Extent: 40 ff.

Condition

Complete, damaged; folios 13-39 damaged in the right margin (with loss of text in the marginal notes on f. 16); Folio 40 worm-eaten in lower left margin with loss of several akṣaras.

Layout

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

12 lines per page.

Hand(s)

Devanāgarī in black ink. Scribe: Sadānanda

Additions:

On folio 1, in a later hand (in pencil): || atha pātajalayogaśāstra 4 sarga ||; and, in another later hand: dhareśvara° atha pāṃtaṃja(sic)yogaśāstravṛtti saṭippaṇī.

Marginalia

  • annotationsNumerous marginal and interlinear explanations including long citations from Bhāvāgaṇeṣa's commentary.
  • titleAbbreviated marginal title (bho° vṛ°).
  • correctionsCorrections in the same hand up to folio 31v.

Binding

Cardboard cover, library binding.

History

Origin: 19th century. Vārāṇasī.

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 Revised and Completed by E. H. Johnston [unpublished handlist] T.Gambier Parry; E. H.Johnston Oxford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