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Kumārasambhava, 1799. = कुमारसम्भव, १७९९.

Author/Creator:
Kālidāsa.
Publication:
1799.
१७९९.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 item (92 leaves) : paper ; 13 x 28 cm.
Contained In:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1573
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Standardized Title:
Kumārasambhava. Selections
Subjects:
Hindu mythology -- Early works to 1800.
Kārttikeya (Hindu deity) -- Early works to 1800.
Parvati (Hindu deity) -- Early works to 1800.
Siva (Hindu deity) -- Early works to 1800.
Marriage -- Religious aspects -- Hinduism -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Poems.
Commentaries.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 18th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 18th century.
Language:
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Summary:
Manuscript is part of Kālidāsa's well known poem, from the middle of the third chapter to the end of the seventh chapter, about the birth of the Hindu deity Skanda-Kārttikeya, dealing with the mythology of the relationship between the deities Pārvatī (Gaurī) and Śiva, their courtship and marriage. A commentary by Mallinātha runs parallel above and below the root text. Manuscript is incomplete.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 26r); title of commentary Sañjīvanī from commentary colophon (f. 26v).
Written in 9-12 lines per leaf.
92 leaves foliated 61-126, 1-26, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīśrīkumārasaṃbhave mahākāvye kaviśrīkālikdāsakṛtau gaurīpariṇayano nāmasaptaḥ sargaḥ 7 (f. 26r).
Dated saṃvat 1856 (1799) (f. 26v).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red through the first half of the manuscript.
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 1938 (UP 1573).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1573.
Contains:
Mallinātha. Sañjīvanī (Kumārasambhava). Selections.
OCLC:
927151210