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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 2712 Śiśupālavadha. / शिशुपालवध
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 2712
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9975394163503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Manuscript of a section of the poem titled Death of Śiśupāla, used for recitation, contemplation, and study; draws from epic mythology about king Śiśupāla who opposes the Hindu deity Kṛṣṇa who cuts off his head with his discus (cakra). Manuscript is of the second of 23 books.
- Title from colophon (f. 11r).
- Written in 7-9 lines per leaf.
- 11 leaves foliated 1-11, upper left verso.
- Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; some significant phrases, verse divisions and numbers highlighted in red throughout; some vertical margins marked with double red line.
Extent1 item (11 leaves) : 11 x 22 cm
ColophonColophon: iti śrīśiśupālavadhākhye mahākāvye māghakṛtau śryaṃke dvitīyaḥ sargaḥ samāptaḥ // (f. 11r).
- Hindu mythology
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century
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