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MS Chandra Shum Shere c.202(3)

Sanskrit, Chandra Shum Shere Collection

Contents

Summary of Contents: An incomplete paper manuscript of Dinakara's Dinakārī, a commentary on Viśvanātha Nyāyasiddhānta Pañcānana's Bhāṣāpariccheda.
Dinakara , Dinakārī
Rubric: [1v1] śrīgaṇeśāya namaḥ || śrīdakṣiṇāmūrtaye namaḥ | niraṃtarāyo stu |
Incipit: [1v1] avasara
Explicit: [34v] iti vācyaṃ
Language(s): Sanskrit.

Physical Description

Form: pothī
Support: Paper; some folios in thick country paper, some in watermarked European paper.

13.5 × 30 cm.

Extent: 34 ff.

Condition

Incomplete, in good condition.

Layout

Commentary layout: pratīka.

14 lines per page.

Hand(s)

Devanāgarī in black ink; letters of different size.

Additions:

Marginalia

  • titleAbbreviated marginal title, (mu° ṭī° di° gu°).

Binding

Cardboard cover, library binding.

History

Origin: 18th-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 Revised and Completed by E. H. Johnston [unpublished handlist] T.Gambier Parry; E. H.Johnston Oxford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