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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1560 Śiśupālavadha / शिशुपालवध
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 1560
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9967590393503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Manuscript contains a version of the ancient Hindu legend wherein a demon is born into the world as a king named Śiśupāla who wants to deny Kṛṣṇa participation in a royal sacrifice. He challenges Kṛṣna to a fight, whereupon he is slain; manuscript also contains an unidentified commentary running parallel above and below the root text.
- Title from colophon (f. 10r).
- Written in 11-12 lines per leaf.
- 10 leaves foliated 1-10, upper left and lower right verso.
- Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins.
- Watermarks of a fleur-de-lis and part of a name.
Extent1 item (10 leaves) : 31 x 11 cm
- 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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