Hindi and Rajasthani MSS
rwl at emx.cc.utexas.edu
Mon Jan 31 13:33:54 UTC 1994
Is there a Saiva connection with any of these mss.?
On Mon, 31 Jan 1994, Dominik Wujastyk wrote:
> Forwarded by DW from:
> PETER G FRIEDLANDER,
> Cataloguer of Hindi manuscripts
> Wellcome Institute
> Date: Mon, 31 Jan 94
> To: ALLEN W THRASHER
> RE: HINDI AND RAJASTANI MSS ID (24 JAN 94)
> Hello, regarding the manuscripts you mention I believe they are all quite
> obscure and a quick check indicates that none of these works or their
> authors are in the Nagari Pracarini Sabha survey of Hindi manuscripts.
> However, I have a comment regarding the work called Koka-bhusana by Josi
> Jagananatha in the second manuscript. The Wellcome collection contains a
> copy of a medical work by an author of the same name which was copied in AD
> 1747. As the subject of Koka might also have been a topic written on by an
> author of a medical work it is possible they are by the same author. I can
> find no references to this author anywhere apart from in our manuscript.
> >From the viewpoint of the history of Indian Koka sastra/medicine this might
> well be an interesting manuscript.
> Hope this is of some interest.
> Dominik Wujastyk Phone (and voice messages): +44 71 611 8467
> Wellcome Institute, 183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE.
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