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Saṅghayaṇasūtra,; circa 1700-1850.

Title:
Saṅghayaṇasūtra, circa 1700-1850.
Abstract:
Manuscript on Jaina cosmology; it includes ideas about the structure of the cosmos and the mapping of cosmological space through multiple charts, graphs, and diagrams. It opens with a praise of the Arhants and includes a commentary in smaller script, running parallel to the main text. Illustrations show Mughal influence on Jaina iconography from the 18th century. Manuscript derives from the Sirohi district of Rajasthan, India.
Format:
1 item (57 leaves) : paper; 12 x 26 cm.
Identifier:
(OCoLC)ocn810069779; (OCoLC)810069779; (PU)5826050-penndb-Voyager
Language:
In Prakrit; (Devanāgarī)
Provenance:
Gift of Brian Zahn, 1999.
Subject:
Jaina cosmology.; Astronomy -- Religious aspects -- Jainism.; Sacred space -- India.; Commentaries.; Treatises.; Manuscripts, Prakrit; 18th century.; 19th century.; Manuscripts; India
Type:
Manuscript
Personal Name:
Zahn, Brian,
Call Number:
Ms. Indic 9
Collection:
Penn in Hand: Selected Manuscripts