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

Sanskrit, Chandra Shum Shere Collection


Summary of Contents: An incomplete paper manuscript of 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 223-226 in the Bodleian Library foliation.
Jayadeva Pakṣadhara Miśra , Tattvacintāmaṇyāloka
Rubric: [1v1, unnumbered folio] śrīgaṇeśāya namaḥ
Incipit: [1v1, unnumbered folio] na jñāne … śaraṇam atheti ihāthaśabdasyānaṃtaryavacanatvena
Explicit: [4v15] īśvarapramārūpasādhyasatvāc cānumānam akṣataṃ yadi ca na pramāṇaṃ tadoktaviśeṣaṇagarbhayo
Language(s): Sanskrit.

Physical Description

Form: pothī
Support: Paper.

8.5 × 29 cm.

Extent: 4 ff.


Incomplete, damaged; only four folios extant.


12 lines per page.

Deletions in yellow.


Devanāgarī in black ink.

Additions: On 1r, in the middle in black ink written by a different hand: nyāya.


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 Revised and Completed by E. H. Johnston [unpublished handlist] T.Gambier Parry; E. H.Johnston Oxford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