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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 2280 Kalibhaviṣya / कलिभविष्य

Title

Kalibhaviṣya
कलिभविष्य

Call number

Ms. Coll. 390 Item 2280
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)

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Publisher

University of Pennsylvania

Language

In Sanskrit

Summary

Small manuscript used for private reflection taken from the sixth book of the Viṣṇupurāṇa, first chapter. Text explores the topic of the dissolution and end of the four cosmic cycles or ages, specifically the Kali age, considered the most degenerate and final of the four. Presented as a discourse between the legendary figures Maitreya and Parāśara. Manuscript also contains a running commentary situated horizontally above and below the main text of the Viṣṇupurāṇa

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Extent

1 item (6 leaves) : 13 x 25 cm

Support

Paper

Colophon

Colophon: iti viṣṇupurāṇe ṣaṣṭā[ṃ]śe prathamodhyāyaḥ // (f. 6r).

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fol. 2v-3r
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fol. 3v-4r
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fol. 5v-6r
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fol. 6v
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