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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 219 Mahābhāṣya / महाभाष्य
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 219
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9958748733503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Manuscript is divided into a root text, the Mahābhāṣya or "Great commentary," in the center of each folio and a secondary text, the Bhāṣyapradīpa, running parallel above and below it. The root text, by Patañjali is a grammatical commentary and philosophical treatise on the work of Pāṇini, while the secondary text is a grammatical and philosophical super-commentary on the former by Kaiyaṭa. Especially explores the relationship of words and meaning.
- Title from colophon (f. 72v); title of super-commentary Bhāṣyapradīpa from secondary colophon (f. 72v).
- Written in 14-18 lines per leaf.
- 72 leaves foliated 1-72, upper left and lower right verso.
- Colophon (root text): iti śrīmadbhagavatpaṃtaṃjaliviracite vyākaraṇamahābhāṣye aṣṭamasyādhyāyacaturthe pāde prathamamāddhikam pādaścaturthaḥ adhyāyaścāṣṭamaḥ / (f. 72v).
- Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout.
- Non-Latin script record.
Extent1 item (72 leaves) : 18 x 34 cm
ColophonColophon (root text): iti śrīmadbhagavatpaṃtaṃjaliviracite vyākaraṇamahābhāṣye aṣṭamasyādhyāyacaturthe pāde prathamamāddhikam pādaścaturthaḥ adhyāyaścāṣṭamaḥ / (f. 72v).
- Hindu philosophy
- Meaning (Philosophy)--Religious aspects--Hinduism
- Sanskrit language--Grammar
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century
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