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MS Chandra Shum Shere c.197(4).2

Sanskrit, Chandra Shum Shere Collection


Summary of Contents: A single folio of a paper manuscript of Mathurānātha's Rahasya, a subcommentary on Jayadeva Pakṣadhara Miśra's Tattvacintāmaṇyāloka, a commentary on Gaṅgeśa's Tattvacintāmaṇi. Śabda. The recto of the first folio is blank. It is bound together with other fragmentary manuscripts under a single shelfmark, however it is most likely a separate manuscript. It corresponds to 216 in the Bodleian Library foliation.
Mathurānātha , Rahasya
Rubric: [1v1] śrīgaṇeśāya namaḥ
Incipit: [1v1] kuṃcitādharapuṭena pūṭena[sic] pūrayan_ vaṃśikāṃ pracaladaṃgulīdalaḥ mohayann akhilavāmalocanā pātu ko pi navanīradachaviḥ || 1 || nyāyāṃbudhi…ātanudhvam 4 pratyakṣādi
Explicit: [7v14] upamititvena
Language(s): Sanskrit.

Physical Description

Form: pothī
Support: Paper.

8.5 × 29 cm.

Extent: 1 ff.


Incomplete, damaged.


Commentary layout: pratīkas highlighted in red powder.

14 lines per page.


Devanāgarī in black ink.


Cardboard cover, library binding.


Origin: 18th-19th century.

Provenance and Acquisition

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


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 Revised and Completed by E. H. Johnston [unpublished handlist] T.Gambier Parry; E. H.Johnston Oxford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