Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Coll. 390 Ghaṇṭāpatha.
Call numberMs. Coll. 390
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 6415845
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Manuscript used for contemplation and study and is part of a commentary on Bhāravi's poem Kirātārjunīya, a development and reinterpretation of a Hindu mythic story from the Mahābhārata about an encounter between the god Śiva and the epic hero Arjuna in which Śiva appears as a wild mountain man (Kirāta). Manuscript contains commentary on the fifteenth and part of the sixteenth chapter (up to verse 60) taken from the larger work of eighteen chapters. This part deals with the battle between Śiva and Arjuna.
- Title from internal colophon (f. 12r).
- Written in 9-10 lines per leaf.
- 21 leaves foliated 1-21, upper left verso.
- Internal colophon: iti śrīmahopādhyāya kolacalamallināthasuraviracitāyāṃ kirātārjunīyavyākhyāyyaṃ ghaṃṭāpathasamākhyāyā paṃcadaśaḥ sargaḥ // 15 // (f. 12r).
- Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double black line.
Extent1 10 x 26 cm
- Hindu mythology
- Siva (Hindu deity)
- Arjuna (Hindu mythology)
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century