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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 2699 Kirāṭaṭīkā. / किराटटीका
Other related names
- Bālambhaṭa, Babar, scribe
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 2699
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9975393653503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Manuscript used for contemplation and study and is part of a commentary on Bhāravi's poem Kirātārjunīya, a development and reinterpretation of a Hindu mythic story from the Mahābhārata about an encounter between the god Śiva and the epic hero Arjuna in which Śiva appears as a wild mountain man (Kirāta). Manuscript contains commentary on the fourteenth chapter (sarga), taken from the larger work of eighteen chapters.
- Title from abbreviations in margins.
- Written in 8-11 lines per leaf.
- 19 leaves foliated 1-19, upper left and lower right verso.
- Dated saṃvat 1800 (1743) (f. 19v).
- Scribe is Babar Bālambhaṭa (f. 19v).
- Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; vertical margins marked with double black line.
Extent1 item (19 leaves) : 11 x 26 cm
- Hindu mythology--Early works to 1800
- Siva (Hindu deity)--Early works to 1800
- Arjuna (Hindu mythology)--Early works to 1800
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
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