Sanskrit manuscript, written in the Nagari script. A medical text, labeled ‘Vai Jī Ṭī’, i.e. a prose commentary (Ṭīkā) on a verse text (identified as Vaidya-jīvana ‘A doctor’s livelihood’). The commentary refers to a known compendium called Hṛdayadīpaka. Apparently, the verses were written first on separate folios, and the commentary squashed in afterwards. The verses are literary, adorned with ‘erotic’ imagery, what may be an appended Hindi prescription, and scribbled Sanskrit verses. Contains a prose & verse story about the author Lolimbarāja. The physician of the gods Dhanvantari is invoked.

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