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A Descriptive Catalogue of the Sanskrit Manuscripts in the Tanjore Maharaja Serfoji’s Sarasvati Mahal Library




One of the main differences between the Northern and the Southern Recensions is the enumeraticn of chapters and stanzas in each of the Parvans of the Mahabharatal. [...] It is written by one of the Niiyak Rijas of Tanjore (Raghunitha) in the beginning of the 17th century A. D The following are the portions of the various commentaries on the Mahibhirata deposited in this library with their names and authors as far as available. [...] It is the oldest of the commentaries on Rinskyaos and is of the greatest use in determinivgs interpolations of the Epic. [...] 9458) The first of these is considered by scholars as recent and is more philosophical in its interest and value than the Epic; the second is a mystic explanation of the Blimilvatara and its signficance; and the third which is also considered recent is only a recapitulation of the events of the Bliantlyaca. [...] 10280) 2 BrhadlivaramahAtmya ( „ 10050) The first of these throws much light on the History of the PAudyas of Madura and the latter on that of the Colas of Tanjore.


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