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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 797 Vaidyajīvana / वैद्यजीवन
- Lolimbarāja, active 18th century
- Rudrabhaṭṭa (Son of Koṇeribhaṭṭa)
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 797
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9962225043503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Manuscript is used for consultation and reference and is a treatise and guidebook for the application of Ayurvedic (Hindu medicine) treatments of various illnesses such as fever and diarrhea, along with prescriptions for various drugs and medical elixirs. A commentary by Rudrabhaṭṭa runs parallel, above and below the main text. The father of Rudrabhaṭṭa is Koṇeribhaṭṭa (f. 30v). The manuscript contains the first five chapters of the text and its commentary.
- Title from colophon. (f. 29v); the title of commentary, Vaidyajīvanarṭīkā, from commentary colophon (f. 30v).
- Written in 10-15 lines per leaf.
- 30 leaves foliated 1-30, upper left and lower right verso.
- Commentary colophon: iti śrīkoṇeribhaṭṭasutarudrabhaṭṭaviracitāyāṃ vaidyajīvanarṭīkāyāṃ paṃcamollāsaḥ samāptaḥ (f. 30r).
- Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; some folios treated with yellow turmeric powder.
Extent1 item (30 leaves) : 11 x 24 cm
ColophonColophon: iti divākarasūnuloliṃbarājaviracite vaidyajīvane paṃcamovilāsaḥ // // 5 // (f. 29v).
- Medicine, Ayurvedic--Formulae, receipts, prescriptions
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century
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