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Rasamañjarī, 1843. = रसमञ्जरी, १८४३.

Author/Creator:
Bhānudatta Miśra.
Publication:
1843.
१८४३.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 item (22 leaves) : paper ; 14 x 26 cm.
Contained In:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1550
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Subjects:
Sanskrit poetry.
Aesthetics, Indic.
Sanskrit language -- Rhetoric.
Women in literature.
Eroticism in literature.
Sex -- Religious aspects -- Hinduism.
Form/Genre:
Poems.
Treatises.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 19th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 19th century.
Language:
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Summary:
Manuscript used for recitation and contemplation, is a poetic treatment of Sanskrit poetics, literary aesthetics, and rhetoric (alaṃkāraśāstra); title translates as Bouquet of rasa, a reference to a nectar-like flavor or essence correlating to a heightened aesthetic awareness for the hearer of the poem; text uses sexual imagery such as different types of illicit women referred to as nāyikās.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 22r).
Written in 10 lines per leaf.
22 leaves foliated 1-22, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrībhānudatamiśraviracitārasamaṃjarīsaṃpūrṇā (f. 22r).
Dated śaka 1765 (1843) (f. 22r).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins.
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 2386 (UP 1550).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1550.
OCLC:
927115350