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Śiśupālavadha, circa 1700-1850. = शिशुपालवध, १७००-१८५०.

Author/Creator:
Māgha.
Publication:
circa 1700-1850.
१७००-१८५०.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 item (95 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 26 cm.
Contained In:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 517
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Subjects:
Māgha. Śiśupālavadha.
Mahābhārata.
Krishna (Hindu deity).
Death -- Poetry.
Form/Genre:
Commentaries.
Poems.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 19th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 18th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 19th century.
Language:
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Summary:
Manuscript 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 incomplete and comprises only the second and most of the third of 23 books. Contains the commentary of Mallinātha, the Savaṅkaṣā, running parallel above and below the main text.
Notes:
Title from colophon (Part 2, f. 41r); title of commentary Savaṅkaṣā from colophon (Part 2, f. 41r).
Written in 6-11 lines per leaf.
95 leaves foliated (Part 1:) 1-54; (Part 2:) 1-41, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīśiśupālavadhe mahākāvye bhagavataḥ kṛṣṇasya // iṃdraprasthagamano nāmatṛtīyaḥ sargaḥ samāptaḥ // 3 // (Part 2, f. 41r).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; some significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red sporadically throughout; a few folios have vertical margins marked with double red line; some folios are treated with yellow turmeric powder.
Cited in:
Listed in H. I. Poleman, Census of Indic Manuscripts in the United States and Canada (New Haven, Conn.: American Oriental Society, 1938), Poleman 2062 (UP 517).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 517
Contains:
Mallinātha. Savaṅkaṣā.
OCLC:
847753998