Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Coll. 390 Rasamañjarī
- Bhānudatta Miśra
Call numberMs. Coll. 390
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 6755696
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Manuscript used for recitation and contemplation, is a poetic treatment of Sanskrit poetics, literary aesthetics, and rhetoric (alaṃkāraśāstra); title translates as Bouquet of rasa, a reference to a nectar-like flavor or essence correlating to a heightened aesthetic awareness for the hearer of the poem; text uses sexual imagery such as different types of illicit women referred to as nāyikās.
- Title from colophon (f. 22r).
- Written in 10 lines per leaf.
- 22 leaves foliated 1-22, upper left and lower right verso.
- Dated śaka 1765 (1843) (f. 22r).
- Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins.
Extent1 14 x 26 cm
ColophonColophon: iti śrībhānudatamiśraviracitārasamaṃjarīsaṃpūrṇā (f. 22r).
- Sanskrit poetry
- Aesthetics, Indic
- Sanskrit language--Rhetoric
- Women in literature
- Eroticism in literature
- Sex--Religious aspects--Hinduism
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century