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MS Chandra Shum Shere d.510(2)

Sanskrit, Chandra Shum Shere Collection


Summary of Contents: A paper manuscript of Gadādhara Bhaṭṭācārya's Gādādharī, a commentary on Raghunātha Śiromaṇi's Tattvacintāmaṇidīdhiti, in its turn a commentary on Gaṅgeśa's Tattvacintāmaṇi. Anumāna, incomplete (breaks off in vyāptipañcaka).
Gadādhara Bhaṭṭācārya , Gādādharī
Rubric: [1v1] śrīgaṇeśāya namaḥ |
Incipit: [1v1] abhivaṃdya
Explicit: [92v = 93v] niṣṭhatvāsaṃbhave
Language(s): Sanskrit.

Physical Description

Form: pothī
Support: Paper, several folios yellowed.

11.5 × 26 cm.

Extent: 92 ff.
Foliation: Devanāgarī numerals, top-left margin, verso.
Foliation: Devanāgarī numerals (additional), top-left margin, verso.
Foliation: Arabic numerals, top right margin, verso.


Incomplete, in good condition. Extant folios: Ff. 1-15, 16 (also numbered 17), 18-93. Folios 85-92 (= 86-93) (vyāptipañcaka) also numbered 1-8.


Commentary layout: pratīkas smeared in red.

11 lines per page.


Devanāgarī in black ink.

Additions: On folio 1, an inscription written mirrorwise: śivāya namaḥ parica++ṇāṃ cararṇārcita khecararājapurī caracaṃ +ṣṭa; in a later hand, 13; in a modern hand: śiromaṇiṭī. gadādharī 93.


  • titleAbbreviated marginal titles: ga°, śi° ṭī° ga°.


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 Revised and Completed by E. H. Johnston [unpublished handlist] T.Gambier Parry; E. H.Johnston Oxford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