Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 13743 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Translated summaries of or extracts from five Sanskrit sacred texts

1. ff 1v-20r

A jnānic text in the form of a dialogue between Vasiṣtha and Rāmacandra

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 14.
2. ff 26v-62v

A classic of Advaita Vedānta: a dialogue between King Jānaka and the sage Aṣṭāvakar

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 14.
3. ff 29v-49v

An untitled Sufī commentary on the Islamic articles of faith in God, Angels, Scriptures, Prophets, the Last Day, the Divine Decree, and Resurrection

Title has been supplied by Waley 1998, page 12.

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 12.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 117 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 28 × 17 cm.

Decoration

Illustrated

History

Origin: 1298 AH ; Lahore

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on M. I. Waley: Supplementary handlist of Persian manuscripts, 1966-1998. London, 1998

Availability

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