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Pravacanasāroddhārasūtra, 1652. = प्रवचनसारोद्धारसूत्र, १६५२.

Author/Creator:
Nemicandrasūri, active 1072-1083
Standardized Title:
Pravacanasāroddhāra
Publication:
1652.
१६५२.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 item (150 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 26 cm.
Subjects:
Jainism -- Early works to 1800.
Asceticism -- Early works to 1800.
Tīrthaṅkaras -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Commentaries.
Treatises.
Tables (documents)
Illuminations (painting)
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 17th century.
Manuscripts, Gujarati -- 17th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 17th century.
Language:
In Sanskrit and Gujarati (Devanāgarī)
Summary:
Work on Jaina doctrine (including cosmology, tīrthaṅkaras, siddhis, and asceticism), with an unknown line by line commentary in Gujarati between the lines of Sanskrit text. Manuscript contains a number of tables and paintings on Jain subjects, but also includes paintings typical of Rajasthan, such as a horse rider.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 150r).
Written in 13-20 lines per leaf.
150 leaves foliated 1-150, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīpravacanasāroddhārasūtraṃ saṃ[vat] 1709 śrāvaṇavadi 7 ravaujālseradurgośreyo 'stu // (f. 150r).
Dated saṃvat 1709 (1652) (f. 150r).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with quadruple black line.
Formerly housed as Ms. Coll. 390, Item 3001.
Penn Provenance:
Formerly owned by the art historian and University of Pennsylvania professor Stella Kramrisch and sold to the university on April 6, 1959 (notes accompanying manuscript).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Indic 26.
Contributor:
Kramrisch, Stella, 1898-1993, former owner.
OCLC:
951433309
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