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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 323 Adhyātmarāmāyaṇa uttarakāṇḍa / अध्यात्मरामायण उत्तरकण्ड
TitleAdhyātmarāmāyaṇa uttarakāṇḍa / अध्यात्मरामायण उत्तरकण्ड
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 323
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9954494033503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Medieval retelling of the epic story of the Rāmāyaṇa, wherein the hero Rāma is identified with the universal spirit (adhyātma) and is nonviolent; narrative takes the form of a dialogue between the Hindu deities Śiva (as Maheśa) and Pārvatī (as Umā); traditionally ascribed to the legendary author Vyāsa. This last section (kāṇḍa) of the Adhyātmarāmāyaṇa contains a description of the banishment of Sītā; fifth chapter of text, sometimes referred to as the Rāmagītā, is a conversation between Rāma and his brother Lakṣmaṇa. Text lacks the final folio and colophon is incomplete.
- Title from colophon (f. 62v).
- Written in 7-9 lines per leaf.
- 61 leaves foliated 1-52, 54-62, upper left and lower right verso.
- Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; vertical margins marked with double red line; folios 54-58 written on different paper in second scribal hand.
- Non-Latin script record.
Extent1 item (61 leaves) : 11 x 22 cm
ColophonColophon: iti śrīmadadhyātmarāmāyaṇe umāmaheśvarasaṃvāda uttara[kaṇḍe] [. . .] // (f. 62v).
- Hindu mythology
- Rāma (Hindu deity)
- Lakṣmaṇa (Hindu deity)
- Sītā (Hindu deity)
- Siva (Hindu deity)
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century
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