|Country of Location:||
Country of LocationSwitzerland
|Library / Collection:||
Library / CollectionFondation Martin Bodmer
ShelfmarkCod. Bodmer 701
Manuscript TitleBhāgavatapurāṇa, book 10
CaptionPaper · XI + 200 + IX ff. · 34.8 x 28 cm · Punjab (North-Western India) · 18th century
LanguagePunjabi, Braj Bhasha
Manuscript SummaryThis is a Panjabi adaptation of the 10th book of the Bhāgavatapurāṇa, in Punjabi/Braj language, in Gurmukhī script. It is a collection of stories of the life of the god Kṛṣṇa, written in verse (caupaī, kabitā, soraṭhā and others). Contrary to the Sanskrit version, the text has no clear chapter structures and has a continuous numeration (880 verses). It is richly illustrated with scenes from the life of the god Kṛṣṇa (more than 200 miniatures), and it is a free verse rendering of the ancient Sanskrit text that was written in ślokas (shlokas), which was extremely popular in India.
|DOI (Digital Object Identifier):||
DOI (Digital Object Identifier10.5076/e-codices-fmb-cb-0701 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-fmb-cb-0701)
|IIIF Manifest URL:||
IIIF Manifest URLhttps://www.e-codices.ch/metadata/iiif/fmb-cb-0701/manifest.json
|How to quote:||
How to quoteCologny, Fondation Martin Bodmer, Cod. Bodmer 701: Bhāgavatapurāṇa, book 10 (https://www.e-codices.ch/en/list/one/fmb/cb-0701).
DecorationFigurative, Full Page, Fully Painted, Text Block
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