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Uttarajjhayaṇa, circa 1650-1799 = उत्तरज्झयण, १६५०-१७९९.

Publication:
circa 1650-1799
१६५०-१७९९.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 item (89 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 27 cm.
Contained In:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 806
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Standardized Title:
Jaina Āgama. Mūlasutta. Uttarajjhayaṇa.
Other Title:
Uttarajjhayaṇasutta.
Uttarādhyayanasūtra.
Subjects:
Mahāvīra.
Jaina literature, Prakrit.
Śvetāmbara (Jaina sect).
Jainism.
Form/Genre:
Treatises.
Poems.
Diagrams.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 17th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 18th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 17th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 18th century.
Language:
In Prakrit (Jaina Devanāgarī)
Summary:
Manuscript is used for contemplation, consultation, and recitation and is a Jaina work in meter, containing sayings (sutta) attributed to the Jain founder Mahāvīra; text is especially sacred to the Śvetāmbara (the White clad, i.e., clothed in white garments) branch of the Jains.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 92r); alternate title Uttarajjhayaṇasutta, supplied by cataloger; Sanskrit title Uttarādhyayanasūtra supplied by cataloger.
Written in 11 lines per leaf.
89 leaves foliated 4-92, upper left and lower right verso.
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases written in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double black and solid red lines. Floral patterns in blue ink throughout manuscript; three diamonds painted in gold and traced in red and blue ink on all folios.
Penn Provenance:
Gift of Mr. N.N. Heeramaneck (f. 91v); name written as N.M. Heeramaneck, 724 Fifth Ave., New York, on manuscript wrapper.
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 6798 (UP 806).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 806
Contributor:
Heeramaneck, N.N., former owner.
OCLC:
881504338