[RAS Tod MS 109] [Miscellaneous incomplete works, mainly Jain poetry]
[Miscellaneous incomplete works, mainly Jain poetry] [RAS Tod MS 109]
Copies completed 15th – 17th centuries AD?
18, 8, 11, 1 f.; 27.8 x 14 cm.
Manuscript consists of a bound volume containing the following 4 texts: 109.1: Gajasiṃha-caritra; 109.2: Jain poem (incomplete); 109.3: Jain poem (incomplete). 109.4: Historical and genealogical notes.
Lt. Col. James Tod, gift, 182-? Language of the text identified as Rajasthani by Hooja, although Barnett had described it as Gujarati.
Gaja-siṃha-caritra [RAS Tod MS 109.1].
Paper; text in black ink, with margins marked by black lines and some words highlighted in faint red. Some blurring of letters, making the manuscript difficult to read. Jain narrative poem on the exploits of Maharaja Gaj Singh. The end of the composition is dated to Samvat 1556 (punar chapnaī sahī), 1 Jeṭh punima, Budhavāra, under Anurādhā. This text forms part of manuscript RAS Tod MS 109, a bound volume consisting of the following texts: 109.1: Gajasiṃha-caritra; 109.2: Jain poem; 109.3: Jain poem. 109.4: Historical and genealogical notes.
See L. D. Barnett ‘Catalogue of the Tod Collection of Indian manuscripts in the possession of the Royal Asiatic Society’, Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, 1940, Pt. 2, p.153. See also unpublished catalogue of the RAS Tod manuscripts by Dr. Rima Hooja, 2002, held in the RAS library.
[Jain poem] [RAS Tod MS 109.2].
Paper; text in black ink, with margins marked in black, some words highlighted in faint red, and a blank central area on each folio, in keeping with the earlier palm-leaf manuscript tradition. Incomplete text (f.1-8 only) of a Jain poem. Text in Gujarati.
[Jain poem] [RAS Tod MS 109.3].
Paper; text in black ink, with margins marked in red. Incomplete text (f.1-11 only) of a Jain poem. Text in Gujarati.
[Rathore genealogy, with notes] [RAS Tod MS 109.4].
Paper. Text consists of a portion of the Rathore genealogy, with some historical and genealogical notes. Text in Rajasthani.
Due to the orientation and binding of this manuscript, it is displayed on the Digital Library in a different style than most of the other manuscripts in the Tod Collection.