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MS.BPU.6

Sanskrit, Evans-Wentz Collection

Contents

Summary of Contents: A paper manuscript of Nṛsiṃhāśrama's Advaitadīpikā.
Nṛsiṃhāśrama , Advaitadīpikā
Rubric: [1v1] oṃ namaḥ kṛṣṇāya ||
Incipit: [1v1] yaj jijñāsā yajñadānādhibhiḥ syād_ śrutyā matyā cintayā yatra bodhaḥ yasmin_ buddhe bādhyate 'narthamūlaṃ taṃ bhūmānaṃ bhāvaye svātmarūpaṃ ||
Final rubric: [224v1] iti śrīmatparamahaṃsaparivrajakācaryyaśrībhagavajjagannāthaśrīmannṛsiṃhāśrama⟨[-2-]⟩kṛtāv advaita
[224v2]dīpikāyāṃ anandadīpikākhyacaturthaḥ paricchedaḥ samāptaḥ || ❀ ||
Colophon: [224v2] śṛī[-2-]ḥ pranātu[sic] ||(?)
Language(s): Sanskrit.

Physical Description

Form: pothī
Support: Paper.

8.2-11.9 × 37.5-38.8 cm.

Extent: 224 ff.
Foliation: Bengali numerals, mid-right margin, verso.

Condition

Complete, in good condition.

Layout

8-11 lines per page.

Details about the string hole(s). 4.5 × 2.4 cm.

Hand(s)

Bengali in black ink.

Binding

Cardboard box, library binding.

History

Origin: 17th-18th century. Bengal

Provenance and Acquisition

Bequeathed by Evans-Wentz, W.Y. Dr. W.Y. Evans-Wentz in 1965.

Availability

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Funding of Cataloguing

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation