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Śiśupālavadha. Sarga 7, circa 1700-1850. = शिशुपालवध. सर्ग ७, १७००-१८५०.

Author/Creator:
Māgha.
Publication:
circa 1700-1850.
१७००-१८५०.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 item (32 leaves) : paper ; 13 x 28 cm.
Contained In:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1572
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Standardized Title:
Śiśupālavadha. Selections
Subjects:
Krishna (Hindu deity).
Hindu mythology.
Death -- Poetry.
Form/Genre:
Poems.
Commentaries.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 19th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 18th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 19th century.
Language:
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Summary:
Manuscript of text titled Death of Śiśupāla, used for recitation, contemplation, and study; draws from epic mythology, especially the Mahābhārata, about King Śiśupāla who opposes the Hindu deity Kṛṣṇa. In response, Kṛṣṇa cuts off his head with his discus (cakra). Manuscript contains parts of possibly the seventh section (sarga). Mallinātha's commentary runs parallel, above and below the root text.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 31r).
Written in 7-12 lines per leaf.
32 leaves foliated 1-32, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīśiśupālavadhe mahākāvye māghakṛtau kusumakrīḍāvarṇannāmasaptamasargaḥ // śrīgururāghaveṃdrāya namaḥ // (f. 31v).
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 2063 (UP 1572).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1572.
Contains:
Mallinātha. Śiśupālavadhaṭīkā.
OCLC:
927151105