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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 3020 Kālakācaryakathā / कालकाचर्यकथा



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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 3020
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)

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University of Pennsylvania


In Jaina Prakrit, Sanskrit, and Apabhramsa


Manuscript contains the legend of Kālaka, important to the Śvetāmbara Jains and read during the first night of the Paryuṣaṇā, telling of this figure's conversion and initiation to Śvetāmbara Jainism, his overthrow of the wicked king Gardabhilla of Ujjain, as well as his career as guru and renunciant. Manuscript contains an illustration of Kālaka's encounter with his father, when he announces his intention to renounce worldly life (f. 1r), as well as seven other paintings from other events in the monk's life.



1 item (24 leaves) : 10 x 30 cm




Colophon: iti śrīkālikācāryakathānakaṃ samāptaḥ // ba // // mannisomālikhitaṃ // ba // śrī //(f. 24v).

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fol. 1r
3024_0000.tif (51.1 MB)
3024_0000_thumb.jpg (3.4 KB)
3024_0000_web.jpg (236.0 KB)
Decoration: Illustration and decorated borders, f. 1r

fol. 1v-2r
3024_0001.tif (95.6 MB)
3024_0001_thumb.jpg (6.0 KB)
3024_0001_web.jpg (440.7 KB)
Decoration: Decorated border, f. 1v and f. 2r

fol. 2v-3r
3024_0002.tif (95.6 MB)
3024_0002_thumb.jpg (6.0 KB)
3024_0002_web.jpg (438.1 KB)
Decoration: Decorated borders, f. 2v and f. 3r

fol. 3v-4r
3024_0003.tif (95.6 MB)
3024_0003_thumb.jpg (6.6 KB)
3024_0003_web.jpg (447.2 KB)
Decoration: Decorated borders, f. 3v and f. 4r

fol. 4v-5r
3024_0004.tif (95.6 MB)
3024_0004_thumb.jpg (6.5 KB)
3024_0004_web.jpg (465.1 KB)
Decoration: Decorated borders, f. 4v and f. 5r

fol. 5v-6r
3024_0005.tif (95.6 MB)
3024_0005_thumb.jpg (6.5 KB)
3024_0005_web.jpg (441.8 KB)
Decoration: Decorated borders, f. 5v and f. 6r

fol. 6v-7r
3024_0006.tif (95.6 MB)
3024_0006_thumb.jpg (6.3 KB)
3024_0006_web.jpg (418.2 KB)
Decoration: Decorated borders, f. 6v and f. 7r

fol. 7v-8r
3024_0007.tif (95.6 MB)
3024_0007_thumb.jpg (6.3 KB)
3024_0007_web.jpg (442.6 KB)
Decoration: Decorated borders and illustration, f. 7v and f. 8r

fol. 8v-9r
3024_0008.tif (95.6 MB)
3024_0008_thumb.jpg (6.4 KB)
3024_0008_web.jpg (438.1 KB)
Decoration: Decorated borders, f. 8v and f. 9r

fol. 9v-10r
3024_0009.tif (95.6 MB)
3024_0009_thumb.jpg (6.5 KB)
3024_0009_web.jpg (428.5 KB)
Decoration: Decorated borders and illustration, f. 9v and f. 10r

fol. 10v-11r
3024_0010.tif (95.6 MB)
3024_0010_thumb.jpg (6.4 KB)
3024_0010_web.jpg (440.9 KB)
Decoration: Illustration and decorated borders, f. 10v and f. 11r

fol. 11v-12r
3024_0011.tif (95.6 MB)
3024_0011_thumb.jpg (6.6 KB)
3024_0011_web.jpg (448.1 KB)
Decoration: Decorated borders, f. 11v and f. 12r

fol. 12v-13r
3024_0012.tif (95.6 MB)
3024_0012_thumb.jpg (6.7 KB)
3024_0012_web.jpg (449.0 KB)
Decoration: Decorated borders, f. 12v and f. 13r

fol. 13v-14r
3024_0013.tif (95.6 MB)
3024_0013_thumb.jpg (6.1 KB)
3024_0013_web.jpg (433.7 KB)
Decoration: Decorated borders, f. 13v and f. 14r

fol. 14v-15r
3024_0014.tif (95.6 MB)
3024_0014_thumb.jpg (6.3 KB)
3024_0014_web.jpg (436.2 KB)
Decoration: Decorated borders, f. 14v and f. 15r

fol. 15v-16r
3024_0015.tif (95.6 MB)
3024_0015_thumb.jpg (6.6 KB)
3024_0015_web.jpg (420.3 KB)
Decoration: Decorated borders, f. 15v and f. 16r

fol. 16v-17r
3024_0016.tif (95.6 MB)
3024_0016_thumb.jpg (6.7 KB)
3024_0016_web.jpg (413.1 KB)
Decoration: Decorated borders, f. 16v and f. 17r

fol. 17v-18r
3024_0017.tif (95.6 MB)
3024_0017_thumb.jpg (6.4 KB)
3024_0017_web.jpg (438.0 KB)
Decoration: Decorated borders, f. 17v and f. 18r

fol. 18v-19r
3024_0018.tif (95.6 MB)
3024_0018_thumb.jpg (6.4 KB)
3024_0018_web.jpg (444.1 KB)
Decoration: Decorated borders, f. 18v and f. 19r

fol. 19v-20r
3024_0019.tif (95.6 MB)
3024_0019_thumb.jpg (6.4 KB)
3024_0019_web.jpg (439.2 KB)
Decoration: Decorated borders, f. 19v and f. 20r

fol. 20v-21r
3024_0020.tif (95.6 MB)
3024_0020_thumb.jpg (6.1 KB)
3024_0020_web.jpg (414.9 KB)
Decoration: Decorated borders and illustration, f. 20v and f. 21r

fol. 21v-22r
3024_0021.tif (95.6 MB)
3024_0021_thumb.jpg (6.2 KB)
3024_0021_web.jpg (429.4 KB)
Decoration: Decorated borders, f. 21v and 22r

fol. 22v-23r
3024_0022.tif (95.6 MB)
3024_0022_thumb.jpg (6.3 KB)
3024_0022_web.jpg (434.0 KB)
Decoration: Decorated borders and illustration, f. 22v and f. 23r

fol. 23v-24r
3024_0023.tif (95.6 MB)
3024_0023_thumb.jpg (6.3 KB)
3024_0023_web.jpg (428.7 KB)
Decoration: Decorated borders and illustration, f. 23v and f. 24r

fol. 24v
3024_0024.tif (51.1 MB)
3024_0024_thumb.jpg (3.2 KB)
3024_0024_web.jpg (198.0 KB)
Decoration: Decorated borders, f. 24v