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Naiṣadha. Sarga 5, circa 1700-1850. = नैषध. सर्ग ५, १७००-१८५०.

Author/Creator:
Śrīharṣa, active 12th century.
Publication:
circa 1700-1850.
१७००-१८५०.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 item (12 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 22 cm.
Contained In:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1557
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Standardized Title:
Naiṣadhīyacarita. Selections
Subjects:
Hindu mythology.
Nala (Hindu mythology).
Damayantī (Hindu mythology).
Marriage -- Religious aspects -- Hinduism.
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 the fifth section (sarga) of this Hindu epic love story about Nala, king of the Niṣadas, and his wife Damayantī, how they came to be married and their subsequent exploits.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 12v).
Written in 8-11 lines per leaf.
12 leaves foliated 1-12, upper left and lower right verso.
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins.
Colophon: iti śrīninaiṣadhe paṃcamasargaḥ // 66 // śrīkṛṣṇo jayati // (f. 12v).
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 2095 (UP 1557).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1557.
OCLC:
927117211