manuscript

Sanskrit manuscript written in the Nagari script, containing astrological charts amongst other things.

Sanskrit, written in the Nagari script*. nn15457__001-R.jpg labelled Vāsa śāstra,† (folio?) 1. Astrological charts. nn15457__002-R.jpg title Gaṇeśacaturthīkathā ‘3 folios complete’ and ‘319(?)’. nn15457__003-R.jpg LHS title ‘Ga.ca.’, folio 3, vv. 40-44 & colophon ‘the Gaṇeśacaturthī of Matsyapurāṇa’. RHS astrological chart and vv.18-22 with colophon ending ‘3rd pada’. * The Nāgarī script is the ancestor of Devanagari and other variants, and was first used to write Prakrit and Sanskrit. It was in vogue from before the 10th century. †A means of ordering and understanding the universe.

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