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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1547 Raghuvaṃśa. / रघुवंश




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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1547
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)

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University of Pennsylvania


In Sanskrit


Manuscript is employed for contemplation and study and is a poetic work that deals with the exploits of the Raghu dynasty, important as a mythic background to and retelling of elements of the Hindu epic, the Rāmāyaṇa. Manuscript contains the last seven chapters of the work after the defeat of the demon Rāvaṇa; addresses the installation of Rāma as king of Ayodhya, the trial of Sītā, here subsequent banishment, and ends with a genealogy of kings. Manuscript is incomplete; one folio (f. 63) was added and is in a second scribal hand.



1 item (27 leaves) : 11 x 27 cm




Colophon: iti śrīraghuvaṃśe mahākāvye kālidāsakṛtau eko naviṃśaḥ sargaḥ samāptaḥ // (f. 84r).

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