[South Indian Sanskrit MS 229, Whish MS 229] Śrībhāṣya


Language – Sanskrit

Date – [1800?]
Palm leaf; 12 to 14 lines on a folio; wooden boards; Manuscript consists of 3 blank folios, 273 folios of text, 6 blank folios. Card inserted with manuscript: “Sanskrit MS. No.229. The Śrī-bhāṣya of Rāmānuja, being his commentary on the Brahma-sūtra or aphorisms of philosophy ascribed to Bādārāyaṇa. Grantham script, on palm-leaves; probably late 18th century. Imperfect at end. In wooden boards. 121/2″ x 4″. Presented by Sir Eric Miller.” South Indian Sanskrit / Whish Manuscript Collection This manuscript is labelled as 229, but in ’A catalogue of South Indian Sanskrit manuscripts (especially those of the Whish Collection) belonging to the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland’ by M. Winternitz, with an appendix by F. W. Thomas (London: RAS, 1902), the Whish MS numbers only go up to 195, and then other South Indian Sanskrit manuscripts are numbered from 196 to 215. The collection includes additional manuscripts numbered from 216 to 230, which are not in the Winternitz catalogue. Go to for a digital copy of the Winternitz catalogue. Sir Eric Miller, gift, 1956. Text in Sanskrit; Grantha script.