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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 329 Adhyātmarāmāyaṇa kiṣkindhākāṇḍa / अध्यात्मरामायण किष्किन्धाकाण्ड
TitleAdhyātmarāmāyaṇa kiṣkindhākāṇḍa / अध्यात्मरामायण किष्किन्धाकाण्ड
Other related names
- Raghunātha Jyotis, scribe
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 329
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9954494073503681
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. In the fourth section (kāṇḍa) of the Adhyātmarāmāyaṇa, Rāma forms an alliance with the monkey king Sugrīva; Vālin dies; the monkey general Hanuman comes to prominence. Manuscript is missing beginning of text.
- Title from title page (f. 1r).
- Written in 7-8 lines per leaf.
- 46 leaves foliated 1-46, upper left and lower right verso.
- Dated śaka 1775 (1853) (f. 46v).
- Scribe is Raghunātha Jyotis (f. 46v) who lived in the village of Bāvadhana, now a district of the city of Pune, Maharashtra; for another manuscript written by the same scribe, see Ms. Coll. 390, Item 321.
- Mistakes covered in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins;vertical margins marked with double red line.
- Non-Latin script record.
Extent1 item (46 leaves) : 11 x 22 cm
ColophonColophon: idaṃ adhyātmarāmāyaṇaṃ targatakiṣkindhākāṇḍasya pustakaṃ ṣatcatvāriṃśatmatrātmakaṃ anaṃtaśiṣyasyātmārāmasya rāmabhaktasya jyotiṣyupanāmnā raghunāthena likhitaṃ tac chake 1775 pauṣkṛṣṇasaptabhyāṃ maṃ desūryodayavelāyāṃsamāptaṃ // rāma // (f. 46v).
- Hindu mythology
- Rāma (Hindu deity)
- Sugrīva (Hindu mythology)
- Hanumān (Hindu deity)
- Siva (Hindu deity)
- Animal stories
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century
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