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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1478 Śiśupālavadha. / शिशुपालवध
Other related names
- Bhacaṃbhat, former owner
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 1478
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9964249523503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Manuscript of text titled Death of Śiśupāla, used for recitation, contemplation, and study; draws from epic mythology, especially the Mahābhārata, about King Śiśupāla who opposes the Hindu deity Kṛṣṇa. In response, Kṛṣṇa cuts off his head with his discus (cakra). Manuscript contains parts of possibly the first section (sarga).
- Title supplied by cataloger.
- Written in 7 lines per leaf.
- 7 leaves foliated 1-7, upper left and lower right verso.
- Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout.
Extent1 item (7 leaves) : 9 x 21 cm
- Formerly owned by Bhacaṃbhat (f. 1r).
- Krishna (Hindu deity)
- Hindu mythology
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century
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