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Raghuvaṃśa. Sarga 5, circa 1700-1850. = रघुवंश. सर्ग ५, १७००-१८५०.

Author/Creator:
Kālidāsa.
Publication:
circa 1700-1850.
१७००-१८५०.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 item (8 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 23 cm.
Contained In:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1529
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Standardized Title:
Raghuvaṃśa. Selections
Subjects:
Vālmīki. Rāmāyaṇa.
Hindu mythology.
Rāma (Hindu deity).
Kubera (Hindu deity).
Form/Genre:
Poems.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 19th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 18th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 19th century.
Language:
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Summary:
Manuscript is employed for contemplation and study and is a poetic work that deals with the exploits of the Raghu dynasty, important as a mythic background to and retelling of elements of the Hindu epic, the Rāmāyaṇa. This section of the text deals with an episode of king Raghu, as sage, and the god Kubera.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 8r).
Scribe is Nārāyaṇa Bacaṃbhaṭṭa, son of Kṛṣṇahastākṣara Bacaṃbhaṭṭa (f. 8r).
Written in 8-9 lines per leaf.
8 leaves foliated 1-8, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīraghuvaṃśe mahākāvye paṃcamaḥ sargaḥ // (f. 8r).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout.
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 1958 (UP 1529).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1529.
Contributor:
Nārāyaṇa Bacaṃbhaṭṭa (Son of Kṛṣṇahastākṣara Bacaṃbhaṭṭa), scribe.
OCLC:
921893138