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NAYEV COLLECTION OF MANUSCRIPTS IN THE STATE
,
PUB
LIC LIBRARY IN ST PETERSBUG (LENINGRAD)
,
Pro
f
essor
Ivan Pavlovich Minayev (1840-1890), whose death centenary was
co
J
e,
orated in Lenin
g
rad at a seminar held at the Oriental Institute of the Academy
. of
Sci
ences fro1
May 16th - 18th, 1990
,
to discuss Problems of Interpretation in
Traditiona 1
IndIan Texts, ,a,5 an outstandIlg Russian Orientalist of the nineteenth
cen
tu
y,
A
talented and brIll
,
Iat s

holar, he was the founder of the school of Russian


.1nd
oJog,
which produced dlstll1gUlshed men of l earning like Serge i Oldenburg and
'. Theodore Stcherbatsky
.l
Born 011 October 2J, L840 in Tambov, in an ofcer's family of modest means,
Minayev became conversant with the European languages, French and German, at home
:at
an e
arly age, while he gained an excellent knowledge of the Oriental languages,
Sanskrit, PaJi and Pmkrit, at the Oriental Lan
g
uages Department of the University
o
f Petersburg, where he was a sudent durin
g
the years 1858 - 1862. Working under
the
guidance of his teacher, V.P. Vassilyev, a specialist in Buddhism and Chinese,
Min
ayev
became interested in the study of the origin of Buddhism, its philosophy, and
such m
atters as the dating of the canonical Buddhist texts and characteristics of Buddha
statues in India and Sout-east Asia. He had other interests as well, covering the felds
Of lingistics, history, literature, folklore and geography, An essay he wrote as a
student on the Geographical Studies of Monoglia, characterized as a monumental work
which surpassed al expectations and more than met a I the requirements of the
Faculty, 2 won for him a gol d medal.
During the years 1863 - 1868, Minayev visited universities I Germany, England
and France, where he had the opportunity of meeting and learning under eminent
.scholars such as Albrecht Weber, Theodor Ben
f
ey and Francis Bopp. One of Minayev's
1. The i nformal ion given in this paper abou 1 Minayev (also spell Minayef)
and some of his publications is based on the following: Kotovsky, G.G. Russki
l'ostokoved i puteshestvennik (Russian Orientalisfs and Travellers) Moscow, Nauka
Publishers. 1967; Minayef, J.P, Travels ;11 and Diories oj India and Burma,
Translated from the Russian by Hirendranath SanyaL Calcutta. Eastern Trading
Company. No date. Pages 23-39 of this pUbli cation cont ain , a Biographical
Sketch of Mi/'yef written by Academician A.P, Barannikof. : Gamayounov, L.S.
Russia's relations with India through lhe ages. Translated by Ruzena Kamalh,
from Pamphlet No. 33 Series J of the All Union Society Jor the dissemination of
Political and Scientic Knowledge. Moscow. 1955. Published in ISCUS. Journal
oj the Indo-Soviet Cultural Society, Vol. IV No. 4. Special Number. 1957, pp.
15-55; Krasnodembskaya, N.G., LP. Minayev and the ethnol ogical Studies on
Sri Lanka. Published in: Sri Lanka - istoriya i sovremennost (S ri Lanka - History
and moder Times) Moscow. Nauka Publishers 1977.
2.
Annual ceremonial Symposium of the Imperial University of St. Petersburg held
on the 8th of February 1861. Report on the condition and scientic activities of
the Imperial University oj St. Petersburg for Ihe veal' 7860 pp. 68-71, 87).
196 RATNA HANDURUKANDE
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earliest research o|ccl, |lc prpara| ion of d Cal.1oue o Poli tv/anI/scripts in
'
Bibliotheque Na/jonale in Paris, slil l preserved there in manuscrip!, was done
duri
this visit. Minayev retured to his homeland in 1868 and was appointed 8

in the Department of Sanskrit Srueios in the Philological Faculty of his alma


rat
the University of Petersburg, in J 869. He |oined the Departmen[ or Comparati
Grammar of Indo-European l anguages in 1871, defended his doctoral thesIs in j
and was appointed Professor in 1873. which post he hel d until his premature
0
=|l
on the l3in of June 1890.
Minayev came lo the East thee times. He visited Sri Lanka (then known
Ceylon), India and Nepal in 1874 - 75, India only in 1880, and Indil1 and
Bur
in 1885 -- 86. The purpose of Minayov's visit to Sri Lnnka was to gain a rlrst-
knowledge of the state of Buddhism in the island. According l his book. Skelch
Uf

Ceylon and India.`l he visited Buddhist monasteries and made contact with lear
monks from whom he gained .uch information which he could not get in any @
way or from other persons. The distinguished Russian ethnographers. Alexan
Mikhailovich Meerwarth (1884 '31} and Ludmil a Alexandrovlla Mec)'warlh (J
- 1965), who visited Sri Lanka in lnc ycar: ll4 1915 on a special ethnograp
expedition of the Russian Academy of Sci ences_ considered Ihemseives followers
Minayev. In the preface to their book, In U Remole Comer of Cfylon, 4 the M
warths recorded their ildebtedness lo Minayev s excellent work, Sketches Uf

Ceylon
india. in their understanding of Ceyl on, and hoped that their own work would 50
as a supplement' to his work.
Minayev's many publications ncIudc a major study entitl ed Buddhism: Researe
ad Materials, published in two issues,5 the frst cont ai ning an introduction to
sources, and the second a few' Sanskrit texts having a bearing upon the history
Buddhisn1. Available in a French iranslation,f this work. which in t he words of t
author "must be regarded as an introduction to the exposition of the Buddhist doctri
in its historical sequence," contains an examination of the history of ancient Buddhi
it s institutions, doctrines, organization and basic religious and philosophical conceptio
and inter alia, a study of the ancient monuments of Buddh.ist art such as the Bhal
stupa and the inscripli ons of Asoka. Some of his other works dTU H carefully prepar
text and the transtation into Russian of the Pratimoksa .wtrU. with an extensive prefa
3. Minayev, l.P. Otcherki Tseylol/(J i India (Sketches oj' Ceylon and India)
It St. Petersburg. 1878. Parl 1. V and 284 pages. Part TT, 238 Pages
4. Meerwarth, A.M. Meerwarth, L.A. V glushi Tseylo!7(/. Leningrad l2.
5.
Vol. J. issue r. introduction . About sources. 280 pages. Issue IT. XII. 159 pa
St. Petersburg 1877. This work remained incomplete owing to the untimely
of Minaycv. AfLer his death some portions of the exisling Jl1aterials were publiS
by his puoil, Academician S.F. Oldenburg. under the title M,?terials and N
DH Buddhism, Vide Minayef, Travels .... . . . .. op. cit. p. J I.
6.
Recherches sur Ie Bouddhisme. Traduit du Russe par R.tl. Assier ee Pompi
Annales du Musee Guimer. Bibliotheque d' Etudes Tome IV, Paris 1894. A c;
of this was not avail able for consultation at the time of writing.
THE MINAYEV COLLECTION OF MANUSCRIPTS
197
.
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-

..~ , ,,
blish
e
in [869, which was his dissertation for the Master's degree;7 his doctoral
;:e
siS,
an
authoritativ

0U!i b0tiU! bsed
,
on the
,
thrteenth CCl1tuy Pali grammar,
R
tlp
dSiddhi, he was edl lllg and prcanng tor publIcatIOn,S whIch was soon translated
into Fr
e
nch9 <nd Engl1sh;lo ( treat
.
lsc on Declensions Lind C
onjugatiolls of Sal/skrit
G
rammar,l1 whIch was fOI' :1 IOilg tlm

the only means of studying Scl11skrit throllgh
he
medium
of Russian; an cdlflon ()\ the ;ahavyutpaJti, the famous Sanskrit-Tibetan
:
cino
lOgical dictionary comiled ill. Tibet at

he beginning of the ninth century, all


,'dirion
b< sed on ;1 study of ItS Ti bean, ChInese, Monogolian ,1l1d Manchurian
:r,1i1s
lati
ons;12 all edition of the Pali text Petarat/hu b8sed on Sinh;jla manuscripts ot'
his
own
col lection and a Burmese manuscript of the Phayre Collection in the
India Ofce Library, published by (he Pali Text Sociely ii1 London;l3 AnagatavLII11sa.
;1 Pa1
i
wok of 142 vcrses containing a description of the activities of Buddha MetteYY;1
which
rLLS! ,anifest themselves in the future;]-' Ihe ClfndhCil'LIIJISU, a :1i,-tory of iater
works
in Pali, writ\en by Nandapalli1a in Burma; 15 the KesadIatul'ilmsu, a history of
the
Ha
ir
Relic of [he Buddha, also known by the name ChLikesadhullll'al1'lsl/, history of
the six Hair Relics of the Buddha ;J6 Ihe Simavil'adavinicch,-U'tlkat!/(1 containing some
facts
relating to the moder history of the Buddhist church, based on a single
Sin
hal
ese manuscript on paper received from 'Subhuti Unnanse' duIing his stay in
Ceylon,l7 a translation from the Pahari l anguage into Russian of Indian tales and
.--------
7.
Lll, 122 pages Vide Supplment to Vol. XV/' Notes of the ACt7demy of Sciellces
SI. Petersbllrg. 1886
g. Pa/i Grammar. A Phunetic and Morphological Sketch of the Pal Language. With
an Introductory ESStlV 011 its (orm LInd Chati lctel'
.
S1. Petersburg. 1872, XLlV,
96 pages, Rupasiddhi i3 also known as Maharup,1siddhi, vide edition of Kalukondayawe
Pannasekhara Thera. C0 lombo, M.D, Gunasen8, 1964 1 st edition.
9. T\ansl ated from Russi<n inIo French by M, Stanislas Guyard, rari 1/74.
10. Rendered into Enljsh from the French and rearranged with some modifcation
and additions for the use of English students. By Chas, Geo Adams, Maumain.
British Burmah l882.
II. Ilublished in 1 i thograph 1 1889,
12. libliotheca BUddhica XIIT. St. Petersburg 1910 - I J: published earlier in lhe
"econd issue of Buddhism: Researches and Materia./s. op, cit
.
Vide Bongard-Levin
G. and Vigasin, A. The Image of India, The Study of Allcient Indian Civilisation
ill the U.S.S. R. Moscow, Progress Pub] ishers, J 984 p, 96,
13.
14.
5,
6.
7,
H. Henry F1owde
Joural
o
f the Pali
Journal of tlp Po Ii
JOllr1al of the Pal
J"umal of tIle Prdi
J888
Text Sotiely, London, 1886.
pp.
33-53.
Text Society, 1886,
pp,
54-80
Text Socie/V, 1885, pp
.
5-16
Text Society, 1887, pp. 17-34.
Vo RATNA HANDURUKANDE
" ` *
legends collected in Kumaul1, a region lying O!l the slope of the Himalayas, intere
sti
ethnographical information about the inhabitants of which is gi ven in its prefac
H work called Ancient India, containing notes on the Voyage Beyond Three Seas

Afanasi Nikitin, which, besides being a commentary on the Voyage, appears to he


work of research on the history of medieval India; Sketches oj' Ceylon {nd Il
which systematizes the results of his frst journey to Ceylon and India, of which [
part devoted to Ceylon consists of the following six ch8pters . From Galle
Hambantot2,' 'Colombo and Buddhist Monks," Kurunegal<: and Ihe Sifver Mona
str
'Anuradhapura and the Environs,' 'Kandi,' 'Excursion to Alutnuvara and Ceylonl
Traits' ;20 and the translation from the French into Russian of TtLvels of /\It/rco
Poh
d posthumous publication.
Yet another of Minayev's contribu.tions to scholarship was the collection of
Ud
scripts during his expeditions in the East.22 The greater rart of his col:ection g
donated to the S8ltykov-Shchedrin S\lte Pu.bl ic Library in St. Petershurg, formerly kn
,S Leningrad and also Petrograd. Most of the manuscripts described in Mirono
catalogue of Indian manuscripts kept in this library dTC ihose from the Minal
collectionY The 305 titles in Mironov's catalogu.e cQllt ain descriptions of Brahma
Jaina and Buddhist manuscripts Urranged in three sections.24 .In his inlroductio1l1
the catalogue written in 1917, Mironov stated that the publicHti on was oniy the
part of his work. He planned to describe in d second part olher Northern-Budd
and Pali manusc.ripts and to give the history of the collection, n index of aut
(Ind liLle:, and SO!C photographs of the manuscripts, Regrettably, this part n
appeared in print.
18. indian Tales and Legends collected in Kumafln in 1875. St. Petersburg 1876,
pages.
J9. SL Petersburg. 1881. 174 pages.
20.
Parts [ T/, St Pelersburg, 1878, Part I v. 284 pages. PorI l, 238 Page
21. Publication of the Russian Imperial Geographica I Society lillder the editors
of V.V. Banold. St. Petershurg, 1902, XXIX and 355 pages_
22. Mi nayev also collected objeC:s of art and items - of et hnol ogicd l interest, w)
are preserv(d in lhe Museum of Anthropolog and Ethnography of the Aca
of Sciences of the U.S.S. R l ocated in Leningrad.
23. Catl110gue of Indian Manuscripts in the Russian Public Library. Collection P
P. Minae)' and some others. Compiled by N.D. Mironov. Fascicule J. Publi
by the Russian Academy of Sciences. - Petrograd 1918.
24. I. Brahmanica 1 131; II liniN/ 12 - 275; 111. Buddhim 27G 305 .
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THE M1NAYIV COI!Lt1O! OI MA\SCRI!TS 199
*
T
h
e
exam
ination of the undescribed material in the collection W8s the pu!L
o
sc o
f
`
visitio SL Petersburg beginning September l'V. The uB00IOyu0
P
ur
:
us
cr
ip
ts
are mainly th
ose from WD3 and Sri Lanka written in the Burmese aDd
S
a
h
ala
s
cripts. The l
a
rger
number of these bad not been identifed. I _(v below
III
h S '
.
f
. e
inf
ormation about t e n KuD manuscrIpts and the ew norther Buddhist WC!!`
:
7he
as
yet ul
catalogued matericl.26 which information gave briefly at the Minayev
omm
em
oration
Seminar referred to earlier. The quotations from the manuscripts
tre
giv
en
as they
.
occur |B them. JIc language in most instances .8 l01!. `C
efforl
at
emendation h8 been made.
!Jh
Manuscripts. VrI!Cn on palm leaves_ Script Sinh<lla. Series V1b.
,
U1
111
^N^^JJ1]NIU1^N^^1 ^^^ ^!l \/^ToN^1/
V^!^/^^ \^ 916-17
71 folios 47x5.5 cm. 8/9/10 lines. Place O! writing: Jlu\uD. mOuu8cI t
Pulatthinaga ra.
II/ abhidhatnmat Iha-l'ibhavLlniya nama abhidhamnktf thaStlngltllil'Qlltanaya pctlllJrna
paricchedllV{1l1101l1l nitthita 1733 ;--rlltiya 19b5 ;--- tatiya- 24b3 catutthQ--
J89. uI|CJmu 43b4; chliltha 50a9; sollama 55blO; atthama
63b5; n(vama - 70b3; nillhila cayum (7bhidhammaflhavibhat'tllli nomo u0h|-
dham
mt'rll/wsongahatik a mmme pu/aTtliinagarl' tlugaradhiraje I'Ol1n(l J1arakkmna-
bhujeno mahabhujenu ku|llc jetal'alle vihare . . . * 70b8 ; dillchi calul'isphi
tikaym nitthita !Ia3.
..
UPLPN^J^V^ 1D 1
31 lO!1Os. 42x5 cm. 9 lines.
ba/avataram bhasissam balanam nuddhil'uddhi)'ll 1a2; bl/a l'Llhno janotdbuddhivlIddhim
karolu hi J1z, ba/avutaro nitlhito 31 b3; iminr.l punn'.kammenu yava huddho
bhavamaham mahosadhova nanena jOfisetlhil'o I}hogina l'esS(ntarovCl danena hat II
mayham hhal'abhal'e siddhir ast1/ .)ubhCtn (1Stll orog}'am ClSIII 31b3
.` record my thanks to the Academy of Sciences. U.S.S.R. for inviting me to
visit Leningrad. to I. Nina Krasl0dembsbya of I|o Institute of EthnologicJ |
Studies, Professor Georgi ^ Zograph, Mr. Andre Paribok and the members of
the Institute of Oriental siudies, and Professor N. Balin and staf of the Depart
ment of Indian Languages in the Oriental Faculty of the University of Leningrad
for enabling me 10 have a most rewarding s!<.y in Leningrad from September
99 May VV0. My thanks are also due to Professor R.A.L.H. LuD8W8dunu
of the University of Peradeniya for introducing me to Dr. Krasnodembskaya in
the frst instance.
.o. |
appreciate very much the help O! Mr. Viktor Lebeev. Ms. Olga Vasilyeva
and
the staf of the hunUsCIII Department of the State 'Public Library 10
Leningrad for faC'iiilating easy access LO |h munIisCii>.

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20 RATNA HANDURUKANDE

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3. BRAHMAJALA SUTTA 916 - 72-
52 folios. 58x5.S em 7 lines_
fI0S/u!| Ii||I/I 6a7; /I.I]j|1SiII h|hutI| 9b2; I?IJl1S|ii; li |II|| !ti1II
12b6
].HuhG/U0luI|.I1'uI'c|III J aS; 0I'.1I/I1u/.iSiIII.1 /t!l.lii| 5L. J; |I|Iui! Rl|.]`ulIl|
cIj
I/(l1(D tI1i:S(!II k :1IU I Ilu]` I )'a S/|'0/IcS0 G / | I h.|iI: | Sti.|i. (lk k huIu|) e..|)[_
'
)'0 0Id0hd|IUSuI|!!l|I S| /SII.I hi ]0Ih!u uSu |'lic]|/ |l`U!,.:I|| ,,
.
g
(|IiO dhuIl1II|OI|) l|t 'u/ | ! Iso lCSS .I|| / appam J/ / ll/:.I|cI!)u ('uk /,-,)1',/ l'U I / Dj |'|
(111 Sjnhala: SI c|udhud ]'.1iIc.lO|.11/1!utn l|u ]|unu!'ci '!i/c!, (i1t/|Itt'u; u (t|/
u0
1/jQQDDIu:j)P |n!uc ttJIItl]I|/ lhlP .1.I/:. (/(''.].`'J u!\'u it
}
,
u/|u0SSu SIII|uIII| dhuI||I||I|| siddlir :I.lIl Si/hcIIIt I/Sfu c!:JI!I .:SI|| . \2a2 - 52a4,
4. CAKKAVALA DJPANl - TIKA 916 - " .
J04 folios numbered ill SinhZI,: letter': J<;-chr 61x5.5 CHI. 7 lillCS.
! cu!tI1't!/./uuII|'.IIi1 (.I/t1'.ItiIII|1|I|d1'cSu /|uI||.! .Ih.1||| ltuU0 J b2;..
]uDDuIOh!J0S0 /ltI||I| O|!]0 1U0 J| u - .uJSt.`/|IudSu u.I!1tl !tI.'r !I|
kh I b7;- dciI|OJcS0 |UlI|.I c'!uIIl luudO ge a J :-- l|i/I|I|d1'cSr iI.lI||tl jAlliClll/a
OH06 c a6;- [:1I|I/.1||td|ti0 IIdma t/|(II||O ,1d: (lii b: ;--- tu/.J '.I.||q
I|KC ehr a6.
5. JINALAMKARAVANNANA 9[6--62.
117 folios 47xG em. II lines.
iIi SJO|I]0II.|IIJ/dudc|IIuu |uIIc ./ Iit! u// or |'uI /hIS0dlu
nUlJDluI't 1'duDt/ddlulKt/:l\':I||/|:|II |!Ih!|u 39bJ ;-- iI5I0h0I||/Iu1II\`u:|I|./00 .
44b 11;- ]|IDD0|||/:|I':!J'0IllI0II.1 - 50a 1;- l'}u/II.i/I'tIIlII./|cl- 52a 10;---- D0$
S0DDhUlu\'GI||ItII|t/ - 56 b I 1 ;-- .1l10|l eml i1'O I!ll (l1ll 59-a4 ; - l' ij" I a |l/||0JI\
hII!0 64a2;- :!_uI|/u:I'!..II.0I|I|:I/d -67<5; - Ii|:|Ou/|II\J/|I|t|Iil --84i
- uDS7lHuuh\'tiImuI|tl - 95bJO;- dc'(tIlII|uI|.|1'u:I|ltti.+ 97bJO;-- ]uIi|]'
I'u)ll)nt| -- - 103 b8 ;
.
- |/. 'u_IIu!`/Il!t1i/.J 116.3 ;- /Iudhu|i].t l'|JuII.\`:/il|:i|
117a9 ;-- I| .I/:|I|/:|!'./\`.. lII|tiII0 lII/Iu 117b9
6. KALYANIPPAKARANAVINTCCHAYAKATHA 916-63 I
20 folios_ 48x6 em.
/JH0hHu0CSufUII0||uu|i1i7d[uI//tI . n:ISUSJJSuDS|.u7hICh ]u1JIIIm kul/lJy|
Ib2; 01JD Su|/|!lI/SumD|Iudh0II1hIDDunt|!6 dI`/llItIm \'!SSJ!0uOh ||jJ/I ch0lImSJl|
\'0SS0 |ll'uI!P uuSu /ununIIudPSP . . , . SJSJlI0n ])|lllIhuQ6\IhI d0huDDum 2b1
OmKO0dl0 S(/St!lIuIII cICI|l1C [|uydt|iGI|u_u|c ]tll!!/|IIi uJ!|0DD0h 3b8;
tI'
[Oh0 0hI/l!ISu/I}_ln 'IJJdfUIU 0Jl0SJSt!!|upHi'cn|y0It1 Iu S|hJu0h/ h|ISJ0{
]OCChIm0Kul0[0IulI| ]uchOJl|..huSu)/|r Clt 10u/tIuI 4b8; I(Il0 patthJ
0lO!uhGI`|u/d1`JSt/t'! hI l lzu maia Ihurd1(S/k0hI (Il/h):l_l | |'/bl.I1`uSI/P|| Dh|^^"'
|
fa DHhO|l1'0 97; lI| /J)On "'ma JS0hukhukhu nIIhI/tl J 8b7 ; luhUdn|Ul
//
KGl)Uh! 0umO ]0SiII/u0/ hu U| Il il /u J 9a2; /J\:||h.!/tlIil I|!I lu 20bG; kil,
n l]0KG/Ju\I/thdu/ullO I| |I ll /I a 20 b8.
-.. C P "
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THE MINA YEV COLLETIONOF MANUSCRIPTS
'MAHABODHIVAMSA 9
1 6-1 5
102
fol
ios. 4
5x5 cm. 7 lines.
201
ab
hisam
bodh
ikath({ 23a8 ; anandabodhikatha 56b 1; ,dasabalapm:inibbullakatha 58b2;
patham
CSa
ngitikalha 65a6; dutiyas(l/gitikatha 66b3; , latiyasangitikalha 75a2; ,
l
ankavata
ranakclfha 79a5; mahavihCrap{tiggahanakat/i1 92a6; retigiriviharapatiggoha- '
lla
katha
93a3;
dhatl'agamawtkatha 95b6; dhatvagCt((llakal ih7 99h 1; cetiyagiril'ihora
p.if
igga!anakatha 101 a3; mahabodhil'amso nitthito I 02b2;.
an
aspir
ation 0! the' copyist is .expressed here in Sinha1" verse:
metwi balen matu" J1oyipada dlljutiye
la
t
anill tanama pilisinda gena setuve
hi
upan upall tanakama nibanda sil /,,/
ka
"ivan d
akim mam met mUl1irajull dJ ka (l02lJ4)
l'ijOstu istarthclsiddhir ({stu 102b5
.
MAHASATfPATTHANASUTTA see No. 15 below.
9, MANORATHAPURANI commentary on lhe AngultarallikLlya 916-63 (II) 55,
folios. 60x6 em. Incomplete. Beginning missing. Numbering in Sinhala Ictlei"S
IS not con6nuous.
manorathapuraniya anguttarL7l1ikayaUhakathaya I1Qvonipul(fl',1I1l1Ulhl - l!illhitu 55a3
1. PANCASATABHIKKHUNAM VATTHU 916-25 (II) A storr Fum RaSd)'';lhini
see no. 16 below
,
2 folios. 30x5.5' em., 8 lines.
pancasatabhikklnl11(/nl vatthum dutiyar. folio 2.
II. PARAMATTHADIPANI Commentary on the Petavutthu 916--20 (TU) 108 folk:.
"52x5.5
'
em 8/9 lines. '
idam hi petavatthum duvidheJla pOl'alfam d!fhIlPPtlttivu.;tIILI eJ JllIcchJl'isst1jja/lu
l'<!sena' C'I talthu yam atthl1Ppattivasena pav(tlam tam bhagdl'utu tLl\,l bhasitam 2;13:
on 'Ieft margin of, UJ0 4, in Sinha1a: pN.tavtlstu atlll'ova; pJrL}mafThadipClli,1u'
petll\'Jthusam)'{//lJlaI/Cya khettupama petal'utlllllPt:: mfldfd lIilthito 4b 1. ;-- maiapeskara
-18b3;-u{'agajatt.ka -:- 26a2; mattaklilldali - 36a6;' IIffaramotll -- 5'8;'
--bhusa nb8 serini - 76a8; - miga/adda -77b 1; - paLt1Jiputta
- 103a8;
'
- akkharukkha - 107a4; - satthikutasahassLi -- 108a6; poranatl 1m
kathanayam nissaya yo samc(/'(ua atthasUml'anniUl,.' maya yo fclLtha pardmatthallul1J
tLttha tattha vatharaham pt1kasuna paramathadipani nam. ... . . . sanwtta I 08b 1
12.
PARAMATHADIPANI ,commentary on the Petavatthti 916-20 (IV) 90 folios.
59x5 em. 8/9/10 lines.
paramatthadipani nama 90a5; petavatthusamvannana, surn.ttuti 90a8
13. (ARAMATTHADIPANI) PETAVATTHUSAMVANNANA 916-20 (I)
,19 folios. 45x5.5 cm. 8 lines. Author: Acariya Dhammapala j'esident ,of' the
monastery of Badaratittha.
badamtitl hul'ii1ara vasin" munivarayatina bhLidanlc/w acariyadhanlllJapalena kutu
peta vi7tthusum vi11llana s.m,7t!a 19a3
202 KA1MA llAMLLRLKANOl
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' C fol ios , 56x5 , 5 cl11 . 9/ 1 0/ ] ' l i nes , Aut hor : /ca ri ya Dhammn paJ a. l:IU
u'
t he ' mona [ ery or Bad-a rat i t r ha ,
h, )doro fif rhl l l ' ihart l 1),'Sintr mlll1il' i'l't'lY{l f inll bhodall feno ,.lcV" i.l 'tvlltammapa/ena [
(l etal 'of lhusOml '(I1I10nO s(/?lOl hl l o b ' |
| '. (PAR]TTA) TEXT and M!\ HASATJ PATTHANA 5 OJJ/ 976-78
,9 fo l i os ` ` ` em. NumbereU | u om|u 0 l e| |ers as fol l ows
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/n un n umhered rol i o r l aced , I t [ he end slou ld bc pl n ced u | l !c begi n
nii
j udgi ng I O | | :
buddhom .\"01'(//( 11/1
Opy | ' > n l lll c :
COnI c n ' ' | / . 1 I 'lmo . fossa bhag(i l' tl/IJ droh{i l()
g, lcclJ{!mi Cl c. rormi ng | hc So ron . ty.1111 ,'""r
A i g. i' c Dha mmaj ot i ,
Sl7l11maSCimbllddhaJ
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I ' ekkh.a kd a | . nllsodhummaSl l ffom k b6 : lrah(lI11dl /ga/aslI l hlll1 k i u4 , J't 7ItIlll/Slllt
ku u 4,
kJruniYlimPl loSUf fat/1 ku o , khandhop"I' illam u 4 , fl /pf fuSlll fam k|
mellanisomsoJ11
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k b5 ; dhajuggoj)"riflam palhUlnakobhan(! l'CIJ',I!l1 kl a 6 ; malw/, ({sSc:poffhel'oboij
hangq
k0 o, , . ma/wl11ogg, t lklT1 of tberob(jj/(ngtlm ku| u J , /JIo/'ucwldllll//Pl'tl-hojjh(il1gall l Ko 3
girimOlwnd(lsIIl itlm |I | o , isigi/isI I l / al l dutiyoka-hhol/(ll\ 1 1'(i11l siddhil' (Islu
suhha
[ /stU (f/,ogyliln ,lsI" islol' lhasiddhil' tUIU kha a ( ; ( Fol i os cOnl | n ny ' l he Alol/oliyasu
a n d | ht

D/ItIIl1mactlkkujJe1val futloSul ld alt mi s s i ng) . ;n"ihllsamayasUIIUI11 yl


17/avakaSul ltlJlI _ : , parabhdl'dSUf tam gc .i o , 1'1ISUl,iSill l luIII 8I| 8J , /asibhora
j, lslIl tam gi l ; l . ' , soccaJ ) ibhollgoslIl l.ml ghu b4 , Copy i s t ' s a s pi rat i on to bc00
a Uuudhu | : 0\|c>SCd i l l Si ll ha l a : bllduremva ,,/ago//e dhammqjol i ghu b5 ; , 1
second | tx! | u.| u0tu | | | 0. hud ' c is | u I 0c fres h l v numhered | O| | O K8 -
I I I l'it t/)al'UlJlllkhefW mailosal ipol t/Ullhlsul!t1'm lIit tililul/l kh| b. The copyi
Jsp| tu|| Ou l O |cOt Iht for emosl oUOuy I hc v| >t | expresscd i n Si nhaU
1111 rOllt, I /uI I kccu/ clgl'ureml'lI kI| b , slIbha/7l (/SI l l (f'I)g.lY) /I1 ;JSlu ka/yall3m
l ' ijtl V()stll cil'(Ul I )i r, i/n . /slll k h i hn.
l . RASA VAHI NI 9 | o-``
' o' 'O ' | O>. Ux cm, //9/ I O |c; . Aut hor VOdOhu JmO|a . Dite O| cop I
mkkhamoho111 slIlI1udhuI'am , /'{/ssavahinim 1111 h/IO bho SUI/ell/ I II sujanabhimudll
,.{ l h6 ; la/ llid l ol lhupupanlloni
.
J'(1 1 Ihu17i arahcl pure (Ibllasum dipabllOsuya Ihap
Iilm jJuronGI<ll1d II1lfhJl'i/i"lre !.1m guf lal'omlwp,]/'ivefJ<l l't1Siko rOllhapa/Ol i
si/acaragul1t1kCro hl:ihI puril' allesi pqjanCtn p. :/ihlwsalo (I/lIIJ/,lIt radidosehi tam
sabham aku/of1 . ln.t0/1m /(rissomi tam sunatha sam,,"it(] lb6-2a l ; felf fha
te
l' Ottlutlwm uppOl / iyo dvidho Mavanl i jambudipe sihalat/ipe cli l i f at lha jamhll
10/is(1 sila/ldlj) ( I t-s(! / lili l eslI . IlI FO jtlmbudipuIJP(, l t i l'(l f lhlll1 i (/l'ib/"'l' issollli
' Ian
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| +!u o , (uu_.lll '.l_u dc/Sulhu 1 6Sb3 ; /Itibll/ku .! \':/lhu/ l


path.
mcifl 1 66b3 ; pJnt'clsl7 /abhikkhl lnal11 l ' u/ lhun du//uh 1 6 702 ; duu/.+l|/ul// /J
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I0/lhuU /u/tun l 0V3 /clIu i'cdch/h0rcll.1 ulJ]un i'liSOI
' ohinim lOV.! ` ,
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//]u/:ulhliI/ /l/tlll //)ll i i |


[,/j)SSqm |ul/unl SnAtUd./I| '.t.|u].IS'ddh/lII I b3 ; / / / |` luS/uuh/1, 'i i / S,Itl dh/l(,)r)(/
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lu| /du /J//u


~ 5 1 b I 0 ; 5:ilIIuSuKtln(lu ttilu/ /hu -- 0+U , - /,ddhi/uAc1uu0 ]1. illc.u 75a6 ;
~ t/h)u//|l 0nuu chu/ /h0 - V,3 , - /// rupasiddhiY<ili l l///dht1i l,kul1un .\u//,

ilit i
dS/ddh/]u//l.1!i/lI S. l i I ul/c/!/ I l ast fo i i o b8
SAMANTAK UTAVANNANA 9 1 6 . 58 ( 1 1 )
:4 fol ios . 3 5XS em. 7/8/9/ l i nes .
'// Su!IIun/(IKul0Iun!/: u(! nl//h/lu '+u I
i l.
SAMPINDITAM NAMA MAHANI DANA 9 1.6-45
1 70 fol ios . SOxS em. 9/ 1 0 l i nes. S I/nu/n/djun sic on wooden CO \'1:1 ' . Ntllnbo, ' cd
I I I Si nhal a l et ters : ka t l u Incompl ete.

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c n|u:/.Ih//. ktll;'/m u/t|: lI idallam u/


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.
l'ihara/i' /.i '( /
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/

.I)c c:HJi uuddh.: Ituqj/mSll lonhamkol'O lDCJllml| Sull|Jn/.Il0 d/c:mltu


/ . / l0 u//hOu uudh/Sd//dnu0 uuhlnthJru I//lhuru/u Ku/hcl/uu0 kJ ' b5 ; tl'(!ln
/h_Iu d/clhAd/0 SutH0dhu/u]uSuh I)/1m kO( I'rl khl b8 ; Cl'(l11 :1hulul1
/(uhtSu/lu ul)t!llIlu/ud/l!cI/II /J/ul ' lSul / 0NddhulId s,mI /K; adhikCll'Llm ul0lt/r
/. tduhI]0KdrOh0 (ih0S/ gha a l ; imam ]un(umuhu//0K.!II:/0 '/l^cl It1 gh i b7 ;
.uOh0000Onl .IhurJquSSu . /__mtlhcSt)u hcIhumu.I

vu d/): kuc('h/mh/ /l/SJhdht/i /


gr mhi ghi b9 ; Sudd|0duIIt| muhuruqu vartl to17oYlISSl/ uudh/Su/ /cSS / /lI!I0m l/ luu/|l
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)'c\ unl0lJlJ_c tathew.l. . . pabbajitam d/SIu ghe a9 ; tt.1IilI.I :!hu ajjel'lJ
iohu.
bhinikkhamcmam nikkaitUkUmu ghai b3 ; bodhi" J'1 ttO cllul lcncu llh :, t]_
:!l/ll0mm0 timsGyoikamaggom _.ul Iu nudlll/um Stim]3unl ghau 32 ; l. .:| //0/(
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dukkhan S.1ituhurcl/lll! .ISJl/uh/u hadoye . )hul|l6 /ulum l0/ 'tl gho b9 ; bodhiSCltlo
[dnu

. tIl /U)/)/lI nu//:l <lmbal'allWn ):J\'lS|ll'u gilam a2; lullhu S:Il/.1/i,Il|I


ji/Dba.
Qsu/hPnG illln.l mtl 'u Illfo /lll/ummu

lou_Jlul ll h)/mi gh,nn ,; buuh fj


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kho kul/)]u/lum dukk.7ruhlrikol /l /JrlSSun//l ghah a l ; dl lkkt l rak"riku" buuhuO / 1 I 1 /ggo
i:.; hQlll l not Fel 0Cdl/ iSUtto u//|l0/h uhu/um o/7(lrelllk,"inu) .l/|unlmum /ttq,
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na
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I I I . b3 . /J(;
sanlik
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e nidan{l1 /lti/l | tl I)`t1/l | iIdllu p{whaya t1l l l1)| l0llulh. t n l b4 ; bodhip(' /!'iI)fka
uUllya

Sul /tIhull l tJnimlsehi u0l/0hl tdKhuh| /I)/Iuuuh/llI pljell to II I


b7 ;
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J'111I1 u.Ill| Su/kat l'd _i!r|l0l'U /ljonisstlYJ r/hqrc]ul | / / | 1 5-6 ; ull|u nul]/./|01
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|
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(:akkcm pavllf lel /llll cCtht|l1 I l luS)un j| /lun ca b9 ; isip.J /al1e m/_.1u,!)6 S:1Ith/` . | / /
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chJ
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a3 ,

0h/ K/h|ISuhassell i S:1rl0h//i/ rqgulmnu_u/0l ):I i'|S/l\'// I//Il|0 //| I/J\J1


| lISuI . chi b9
;
ulhu{'tlSm:l ll(Oy_ulluhu )u0Oujl chI' l l ; d]uSmu soriputlo /JtlIlU
])100ullud/|:S:i/u chr a2 ; Ilbopl l C S0//lli1 JuSui' uldl /huhc /h|pest chr a4 ; dh,tinn
d(Sc7nc1 l 'elaya . iclt/i' u/u/0Oum pal ' isi cJu a9 ; l'uhlnli'u i/dlltl.1 i1i Su/| |u)un/ | ' <1 5;
mja : . . hlwgo)"un/ol1l lIigrodhlll-.lm,1111 ]|'CStSl chi b , dlmIi1 IlI.1 lJ/ hu)ur i. uSJhr
rahu/amata de\' !' Sulu[u// gh0l(l/l| popllni chatt a4 ; iIi l/i .Iy, |':| kO/Ji/, I \'<7tth, i/ l l Il"dn
uu/udl|'uSul0 la(iyadi l'<lse )cIu I/u/|uu/n ju00dJ(St Cil:I Ll a8 ; ' bhagol'lI /htu ui'(l\J?
0uruhuSl]u dUIIravassc . |0C[0hc cham b6 : . veil/ vane/game p'lcchim,I " OSS(lm'
1uSl h0_.t i 'u . /(fIsinar tivam yamaktlsa/anam utl/itc

c1n/ /jidtScSu nl0ulI uul|: /||)

0l'lrll0:I]l /ult.lum uil/l/l00ll./ lhu chah al ; / | /00ui / (1;)lhq l | |/lh//:/ j ilu bl ; s,lIllgi'
l ikathl h///h/lu H0 as; nlull/uSSuu/lhtlJSSu )u/lnl00unuk,/htI nillhilU U' a4; i
iI0_ul0SllI SuIl | 0| luuhu tnPl t eyyo numu l|tt]uK.u luSSCI'U Obhlnih:II!H P<I'"kkI11/;!
sunotha I0l! uu <1 5 ; . 'luydl ul ' ll|.1 ni/1hllu (ham wrongl y for UU a7 u.]J||

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Chc0ultI lhu nl/Iht/u ti b 1 :
. SATIPATTHANAPADA - ATTHAVANNANA 9 1 6- 90
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43 fol ios 43. 5x5. 5 CD Numbered i n Sinha l a l etters : ka-gl ; Date of copy 238 1 1

of t he Buddhist era . Copyist : Wal pal a Sohhi la ' of the Jayawardhana Kotle !
.
monastery.
.

ekayano. ayal1 0h!Kl| ' (' l !u__u Sul / dnu0 \lSuddhl)u ka b3 ; ]u0ldJH Cu/luru \.ll|{`
Ilhunu ka b4; uddcSu Iuium ka (\4; unuQundSuI/kdnddm ki a7 ; l/l)'uQulhOKuhd0m ki al ii
dh0lumunuSlKul0/JudlIl ku b2 ; cr0m nO\0I/0hur6dJnuhti;1SSunu uIlu ke b6 :
.
ru:Ili08' '
passonG

satip<7 tthanam
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kc b7 ; !llunu)uSSJnu ko
.
b7 , huq[lhn_.l/t/ducS.ut ].)l/irl'

k.1bhanal'aram khi ' b7 ; dhammtuptJssoriasatipafilwfhl


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. mahosad
havll HUHcHU hatu 7wyhan h/wvu6have [1 b2 ; DJi \ 01 COPYll1g, COpYiSt c
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kotte
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UNIDENTIFIED FRAGMENT 91 6 t 02
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and
SinhaJa mannscripts Script Sinhala, Language : Pali and S: nhain mi xed
23. BALAVATARA 9 1 6-84 . Si nhal a commentary on t he PaJ i lex[ , Incolc:e 7(
|ot:o: 48x6 C1. 9 J i nes ,
of the . monastery of
Auth .or or the commen tary : Bhi ksu Dh.no: . resi dent
Kc\ ndapol a,
ba/(Il'at(rcim bhasissam ba!anam buddliivuddhiya . yat/ a l1l : granti1apruf(l l I kiw balLlva/UI' LI
HUUl`/ prakarallaya I b2 ; kcJlIddjo!a UlUHCFusi / dhammajoti |U| !li/ .ll kelielcu
_ \llIJ sandhikapparupasiddhyadiyehi pCdasiddhikramayadLl l'imas( bo/a S{s(ri/lIl1ku!,/
kotU DCUU l'yakhyanava /irimoto . praramb/)(l kale J b7-8
24 . ACOLLEf: TlON of teXt s. 9 1 6-70 '!!`
9 fol i os. 34x4. 5 CH. /:;> ' inc Nu)bered H Si nhal a l et ters : ka-kl (a J kn : \ 1
ki a3 . Pal. i formulae with Si nhaill phrases i ndicating t hei r zC in t h ctremony
of ordi nation ( pa//.,ja). c/cxa/aunao /a/. . abbaon ciUlla I; bhui//e uholl/
bfwnte (bboan yacami ka bl ; imam' c/asl7sikklhlpadCl1i .Wtddiya/ii . dsosil "iln!
ka bI ; jJal 'idi kafl ' ( 1Li l 'idhirlli ka b2 ; ksamakaru l'( gnnimoyi ka b3 ; Sil' Ui' lI
l'ulondimayi lea b5 ; ahtl upas l ' ika I ' a!andimayi ka o7 , sel'l(lyup(lsl'ika va/andirnayi
ki a2; giJanp,1stip,1S l'illgu ' I'Ci !ntld;mayi ki aJ ,
(0) ki a3-ki a5 : PRATT KULABHAVANA L.nguage Pat i o
atthi imasmim kaye keSLI ki a3 ; prltikuia /b.i .anavlyi ki d5
(c) ki 5 - ku as . SOLASAPUJA Pal i wi th Sinha l a phrases i nkrSpelseJ
s!asd]u}a t/|mi ku e
lu l kr a7 . HERANASIKHA Language Si nhal a.
heranasikha niri kr a7
(d\ kr a7 kl a2 ; DINACARIYAVA Language Sinllit l a.
dinacariYLl vaya kl a2
25. A COLLECTION of UXlb. 916 67
295 fol i os kcp| i n . fve packets. 33. 5x5. 5 6j7 |. ucs Numbe;r ccl ka dh i i n Sinbai :l
kt tcrs.
;
1
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-
] , Folios ghau - j l HuPU0J00 i n Roman numeJaIs as ] -44, packeted and mr
. The fol lowing entry is found on the paper wJapping or the packet.
Ma/
ipallhanam C\ 1 -32 PaticcLlsamuppadam fo1 . 38-41 . owever this i nfor
mation
i naccurate. The Mahasatipatthanasutta is OuHU on folios 1al- 2b2, co
ntin
on 1 4b6 - 32a6, as noted I H the analysis of the content of the
man
usCJ
given bel. ow.
l O l 2O` a nd 1 4b6-32a6 MAHASATIPATTHANASUTTA. Language
yad idam cattaro S41ipatlhanu, katame cafl,lro, idha hi bhikkhave bhikkhu [
kayanupassi I'ihumt; ] a3-4 ; iti ajjhattam I'a kav ka vam.passi viharati bahiddha
1 4b6- 1 5aJ ; mahasalipaflhanasultam nitthitam 32a6
2b3- l Ob2 : RUVANSUTRAPADARTHA. Commentary on the ulunJQ
a nguug0. Pal l and Si nhal a. I ncomplete. Begi nni ng of Ic Ic\l missin
g
.rUVQ
S
apadartha l1imi I Ob2
l Ob3-1 4b6 : METS UTRAPADARTHA. Commentary on
Language. |0! | and Si nhal a. l ncomplete. End of the
ruvansutra anusas kiya pirit bema dun metsula padarthava
l Ob3
the Kuruniyamella,
text mlssm.
m
anusas dakvanu p
32b2-38a6 : SATYAKRIYA. Language Sinhala wil h a concl uding stanza
faulty Pal i . saddharmarajottamayanan vahansege unubhavuven du sttyayen
34b3-4; partlmitadharmayange 34b6 ; 5urI'ur0gu sl!rvadunnimit ta uIuhu!0k r(
navanuvunak vyadhidetisvanak antaravam gasi gasi dllrin duru viya 37b4-5 ; namoy
kine' lake I' ljcJrana svahC. namo muni muni mahamuni srimuni jayamuni al
imalamunimuniye svahah ni(yam jivita raksantu kure kure svuha 38a4-5 ; salyakr;;
3 8a6
38bJ -41 a 3 ; PATICCASAMUPPADA. Language.
yanam paliccusomuppado anulomam patilomdm
khayamajjhugcti. paticcosamuppctdam 41 a3
Pal i . tassu rull]u ulh0m
munasakisi 38b2-3 : ' tanhan
41 a4-44bl : PATTCCASAMUPPADASANNAYA Si nha l a commentary on
paficcasamuppoda pnticcasamuppadasannayayi 4b' .
2. Folios j l -jhai renumbered i n Roman nUmCJ8l5 as 1-35, packeted and Hatk0
The' content IS u5 fol l ows :
l a5-9b4 : NAVAGUNASANNA YA. A Si nhal a commentarial text explaining
ni ne epithets of the Buddha. viz arhat, vlJJacaranasampanna, sugala, lokavl
anuttara, purisadhammasaralhi, sattha, buddha and bhagava. navagunasannayayl
l Oa l -1 3a3 : - BUDDHANUSMRTI. A Sinhala commentary -with Pal i quotati.
explai ning the form of medi tation cal led buddhanusmrti. buddhanusmrti Da3
1 3a3-1 4b4 : MAITRIBHAVANA. A Si nha1a commentary with Pal i quota
ti,
explaining IhO fon of medi tat ion cal l ed maitribhavana. maitrib/wvanavi 14b4
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207
)4
l 6I
ASUBH
AKAMAAAN. A Sillhala commentary wih, Pdli quotations

Iai
nin
g
the for.
of .editatI On csuhhabhavana. asubham bhavayeti 1 4M;
:subho
kam
atahan nimi 1 6b l .
16b
2-1
8a4 :
MA
RANANUSMR TI. A Si nhal a conunentary on the form of
J
itation
maran
anusmrtibhavana !UIaHnumlli 1 8a4.
1 8a
4-1 9
a3 :
SA
TARAKAMATAHANPAD
ARTHA. A Sin| ' a cOJ mentary
with
Pal i quotations explaining the four kammatthanas (subjects of mcd; taiicn}
b
h
l'et va
calurara
kkha avajjeyya 1 8a4 ; atamahaudvegavastuyi l S b4 ; saiarakamata
hanpadJrthavi 1 9a3
19a4-
20b3 :
the
Paii text cnly of METTANISAMSA. met lhal1isamsum 20b3
20b4-21 a5 : ATAVISJSUGATAVANDANA Pal i
do!at ion of the twenty-eight Buddhas. Begins :
vande mdehamkaram munim 20b4 ;
lex! , contai ni ng stanzas of
vande ral1hamkaram buddham
21 a5-2l b6 : ATAVISTBODHI VANDANA. Pal i text , conta ining ' verses of dcra -
ti on of the twenty-eight bodhi trees ime ete Uahabodhi lvkanathehi pujita aham pi
ca namassami bodhiraja namatrhu Ie 21 b5
22al -22b2 ATAVISIPIRITA. The Pa l i text onl y cl twenty-eight paritta pi rit
texts. atavisipiritayi 22b2.
22b2-24a5 : The Pal i text onl y of the HNAPANJARA. )/na]an)araiui 24a5 .
24a5-28b4: The Pali text onl y of the JA YAMANGALAGATHA. mahakaru
niko na//o hitaya :abbaau|nam U|etvU pat'ami sabba pattho samhhodhim utthamam
etena saccavajjena hotu me }ayaUUngUlUm 28a4.
2Sb5-30b2 : a PALl TEXT givi ng the names of the twenty-eight buddhas, the
names of thei r parents and the bodhi t rees. Col ophon in Sinhala : atavisi "udlmge
. nam ha ' marru pitru dedenageda )ayaNahahodhida kiva nimavUnU ladi 30b3
30b3-3 1 bl : a PALL TEXT givi ng the auspici ous characteri stics of the Buddha .
atorasiyak mangul lokunuyi 31 b]
. 3 1 bl -32a5 : a PALl TEXT glVlng the thirty-two characteri sti cs of a Buddha.
Colophon i n Sinhala : detismahapurusalcksanavi 32a5.
32a6-33a3 : a PALL TEXT descri bing a form of medi tati on on 'characteristics',
Colophon in Si nhaJ a : lakunu bhQVnayi.
34a2-35b6 Pali text onlY of BUDDHAVANDANAGATHA. This text is continued
on f(lio 36 kept i n the packet marked TIl. See below. Colophon on 36a4 :
buddhavandanagatha nitthila.
1\
208
?
M -
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3 . Fol i os jho-dam renumbered i n Roman numerals as 361 04, packeted and marke
IT l .
3 Ga4-44b6 : DHATUVANDANA. Pal i t ext onl y dia till 'LlI1dallll lIitt;';/(I 44b6.
45a l -46b3 : SOLASAMAHASTHANAVANDANAGATHA. Pal i [ ext onl y Begin!
lamkaya yuf tla pathomam sllgol a nisajjo vnkkhe damesi I1Ij{/slsUnil
p
(illlJ1{t l'(/
45al
abhuyCgirivih.rc corlfl/ltIpctm /1(1momi 46a3 ; namumi aham sofmll t fldnam ul tar
al
4 Ga 7 ; col ophon in Si nhal 8 : solosol11aiJ asthcnal'ondllJ1agat/T(, Ii.
46b3 -4Rb6 : BODHIVANDANA. Pa l i text onl y. bodilil' (lIulc.no nil/ilihl 48b6.
"49al-50b5 : PARAMITARATNAMALA. So accordi ng to a not e i n i nk 0
t h .e folder of t he pac ket . LanguGl ge Pal i . The co ! or hon reads : ((lromis{/J
'{Is(
)ral
sam{lItha 50h5.
) 1 al -52a5 : ATU VAPRA RTHANA. Language
al ul'Opr(J'lhol1ct ll(Iyi 52a5.
Po l i . Col ophon
Si nhal:
52a5- 55b6 : ATUVAPRARTHANAGATHAPADARTHA. A word to wo
commentary 1 1 1 Si nhal a 01 1 A tl/ l 'iprarl hrlnt''i. Col ophon I n Si nh a l a : t l l u l'aprarthan
gatlwpodorthayi 5506.
56a) -5602: PRA RTH A NAGATHA. Language Pa I i . Co l ophon 1 /1 Si nha:
prart hanagat/1( vi 56b2.
56b2-57b3 : HHAVA VJ RATIGATHA. Language PaJ i . Col ophon 1 11 Si nha
bhl.l F.l FirCItigathCl Fi 57b3
57b3-57b6 : ARADHA NA. Language . Pat i . Col ophon 1 I l Si nha l a : aradha
57b6.
57b6-60a3 : SOLASA PU.l AGATHA. Pal i stanzas wi th Si nhala phrases i nter:
rsed e. g. lei vadanu 58al ; diYQ vadanu 58b1 ; sivurujujayi' 58b2 ; (\lIllarapujJyi 5
ma/pujayi 60a l : kSJmakiril11uyi 60a2; col ophon : so/tsujujagalhayi 60a3 .
60a3- 62a5 : CATU PARIS UDDHISILAYA. A Sinhala text wj Lh Pal i quotati
sUa nam saMra s,7n1 varsilaya. he keseda Y,l t : pratirnoksJs(?I11 l'LII'L1s;/ayc indriya:
l'arasil:va uil'akrlparisuddhasi/uya jrat thyaYLI sannisritasilaya 60a3 ; pratimoksa:
varasifa 170m Fe 60bG : ind1' ira san1V<7rasila num l'e 6 1 a3 ; ajivapar;suddhisila nan
6 ) a6 ; pratyayasolll1isritasi/(l . 11<1/11 re G I b2; catuparisuddhisi/oya lIimi 62a5.
62a5-65b3 : SEKHIVA DHAM MA. Language Pa l i ime ko panaJhlSn
sekhiya dhamma 623 5 : col ophon 1 11 Si nhal a sekhiya l1imi 6,5b3.
65b4-67b2 : HERA NASIKHA. A Si nhala text wi t h Pa l i quotations. hi
haro dasosil fltm klll'(JI'Llha Ytll 65b4; her(.i/1({sikha nimi 67b2.
THE
MINAYEV COLl ECTION OF MANUSCRIPTS
.V
.
67b
2-7
0b
3 :
MAITRIBHA VANA. Language Pal i . (ti0/1i UltO homi
ho
mi
67
b2 ;
imasnl ll71 rajje iss(trajJ1 U avel'i honlu 68a6 ; COl ophon | ! J
(vyapujjhv
Si nh31 a :
mtl)!il rihh
Ol'OI lV/.
70b
3-7
4b6 :
E
LUSOLO. Language Sill hal a . IUI1 /orumaliLim l'ill1d;m fI1dll/
e li/ana
l' DJIim H/U 74<13 : e/usO yi 74b6.
70[)j ;
75a l -79b6 :
DETISK U NAPAKOTTHASAYA . A Si n hel l e, CA| wi t h Pil l i quol al i ons
ollhi
ima
sm;1I/
kaye . . . yana D|c del islwIIu]J. kotr/, ISOY, / lI.Dl 75a l ; d(liskuJ lopa
kolf!asilyoyi 79b6.
80
a l -8
8,1 l : DANASAMVJ B HAGAYA. La ngllC ge Si nha l a . )hi/.. llI1l!kotL dUlltI
s
utn
v
ibhu
g
oya dl ll 'aUha. he mese dala yul
u. 80a2 , . . . . d/lJIIT/Wdu/lliY[1 Ilum V(l lII teYiJ
.
he
me
kotialen as.1 dahl yut tlya 80b I Ends : SdSLll'd dukill midi ni l' ,ill dokil / <1
!psa ulsa 1(1 kalo), utu 87b6-88a 1 .
88al -9932 : PR ATHAMAGAMANAKATHA. La nguage Sill lwI L! An CCO!1 |
of the Buddha's frst vi s i t to Sri Lank< . prulliamagamorlcl'\ ath.1Y; 99:1 2.
99a2-- 1 Oa4 :
DV1 TI YAGAMANAK ATHA. Langu2. ge Si nha l a . A i l \ CUOl\ H : or
t he
Budd ha' s second vi s i t t o Sri LlI n ka . ch' iti vagamali/{ huvi
1 0034.
I OO84L 04al : TRTIYAGAMANAKATHA. La ngU<gc. Si nhal a. AI1 .llCOI| |1 | or
the
Buddha ' s thi rd vi s i t t o Sri L8nk. I ril iyagamanakat hayi I 04a l .
4. Fohos dah l U dhi relTli mber i n. RoDR n numends a s 1 05- 1 89, racketed and
mar ked IV.
1 053 1 - 1 89b4 : DHATUVAMSA. A Sinhal a ( cxl with Pali qll otiJ lions . dhuhWISO
kalOl'ehi buduiige ( ull th,7ragamano /j/Il |Il pu/o)}IL! ;' cni /hl l'icchcd{ \ 'u l I iiil i I l Ob5 :
dhUfI l V(ff/1Saye I,dun piril1if'\'tlnaY

hi puja /ada dfl 'ClU jJurichedoY, 1 | Il/lO 1 23 t2 ;


IUI1Vill1u J 33b6 . salar.1 VllnLl 1 49b4 ; DC kavol l tissel rajahu I'isill k,I/ al' l I l'i/hi",I Ott
dala yutu I S8b I ; tissdnwhovc/era dhLi ll i pi/i Fe/" km, I FJ vi 1 89b4 ; .
Fol i os ka " gho renumbered i n RoIan numer8 1 s b 1 90-25 1 packeted a n d ma rked
V. The content 1 S d fol l ows .
1 90al-1 97a6 : NAMASKARAPADARTHA Y A. An expl anat i on H Si nha la o f
l he Pali formu la of paying homage t o the ' Buddha .
| |
O0 /U bhOgu
v
Ulo araha{o sommasambuddhasS,J tavuda Oc 11(lmt1skara),LI lema
kavara karall(]yekin namaskara vida yat ` J 90a 1 ; ese heyin me l1umaskarapujayehi
(Ila/os
akso/'uyangen pa/Ol11u/ofa dakvu l1amaskara),ll {ema 1 90b7 ; deveni akurehi
InO yanna 1 9 1 a J ; I Ull veni saHksepayhi blwgav{J )lana varonayen .1 92a3 ; sataravana
I dmksepavehi arahato yUnHehi 1 92b4 ; pasvana s,7mksepllyehi .winmasJmbl lddhassa
1 95a6 ; OC numaskujoda/'lhcl)'d genahartl dClkl'" kiyanuludi 1 97< 6.
1 97a6-203b6 : PANCAPATlTTHITA NAivl ASKARASAN NAYA. La ngUa ge
\i nhaL l wit h Pa l i quol at i ons. pt1l1capli fitthil'/I7Jmaskal' osuJJlw sUiIlJpi ham 203b6 .

RATNA HANDURUKANDE
204a 1 -2 l Oa7 . DHAMMACAKKAPAVATTANASUTTA. Language PaJ i . .
D{ sutham ekam samayam bhagal'a baranasiyam viharafi isipaTane migadaye 2(
dhummacakkapCl'of fanasutfam. munisLlrmia 21 0a7.
21 Obl -245b l : PARl TTA. Pal i t ext aiid Si nhal a commentaries puriltham
bhanamahe 2 1 2a6 : rrkmgalasuttham 21 3a4 ; ratanasutrham 2 1 Sa 2 ; karaniyamf
suttham 21 Sb6 ; khal1dhapariftam 21 6a5 ; l110raparit tClm 2 I 6bS , d/lLIjaggapar,
2 J 8b7 ; atanl7tiyasuttam 2 1 9b6 ; angulimClloparittam 220: 1 2 ; concl udi ng s tanza s cll,
after paritta from 220a2-220b6 : boj)hango sot;samkhulo dhammanam vicayo 2:
rakkham vandami sabb UU 220b6 ; Si nhala commentaries begin at

22 1 d1 . UG
asutrapadartha nimi 234b2 ; kat"tftliyamerthasu. padartha l1im; 243a5 ; alutl'U padl
nimi 245b 1 .
.
24Sb2-2S l a2 : DHAM MASANGANI MATIKA. Language Pal i dl'ivisatl
246bl ; hptugo(' chakdl11 246b4 ; culaduttharadukam 246b6 ; osol'(tgocchu"clm 24
sannojt1nagocchakmn 247a6 ; gdnthagocchakam 247b2 ; oghagocchaklim 24
yogagocchakam 248a l ; ll1uhu f thadukjm 248a3 ; upadallagoccbakam 248b I ;

k;,
gocchakam 248bS. ; ni varctna'gocchakam 249a2 ; poronwsago("chakall 249S ; ubhi,
rmamatika 2502.
( l . DHAM
.
'MAcA . . KKAPAVArTA. NASUTTA 9.1 6-87. 30 fol i os uaioorcd ka
.l Sinhal a l etters . 45x5. 5 C1. 7 l i nes. ka bl-ko ,2 : Pali text . kau al -kho
Sinhal a comment ary. dhamm" cakkapal'uttonasuffam ko a2 ; HC^C UC dhamsa
I'atun sutrctyehi . . . pad{/rtha nimi kho b3.
?HAMMACAK KAPAVATTANASUTTA 9 1 6-1 03. fol i os 1 aud 2. 9 1 6- 1 03 cons
of four folios oi manuscri pt s flamed under glass. Of these fol i os

I and 2 U
:,ered ,kha and khi i n Si .a| a ' c|te|s appear lO be part of H Si nha\ a comment:
1 the Dh,11l11ockkapl1 l'attana.<tta. 43x6cI. 7 l i nes . elam dhammacakkam .
, /armmacakkaraya pavattitanfi p(lvu{val1aladdeyayi 1 a3 ; bhikkhal'e mahoneni Oc i
1 ' ;Si71 idam dukkhoari ) 'L7S,l ccl7l1 ti 2a1 ,

R,AJASVABHAVA 91 6-70 IV 9 fol i os . 20xS cm. 7je ' ncs . Appears to


."inhala commenLary on

. P:l i i . l ext deal i ng wit h the uatu |\ of ki ngs.
;',uddhayu. pubbe s(bhan,/kaml11ena sulilddham sukhasumpudum de vctta tividha
. pubbe atitaka/eJ I a l kal/wm kavara karanayakin rd)ono narot tamayanvahat
yamasadisopi yamaraju h<l sadist1dc/ 3a6 ; bhanusadisopi sliryadi l'yarajaya sadis
4a6 ; candimasadisopi CU11 dradiI 'yarajayasadisada 5a3 ; raj(,sl'obhavQ 9a S.
) . VUTTODAY A aud VUTTODAYAVIVARANA 9 1 6-25 11 ( 1 0 fol i os .
1 0/ 1 3 l ines.
.
iti vttodaye chol7dasi sannaparibhasaniddeso nama pothamo parice
1 : 6 ; The Pal i text ends and t he Si Ihal U commen t ary begi ns 0 2a8. l ' l l ltpdll
l ' ivuranam sCimaf fam 9a 1 3 . The tenl h fol io appear s t o bel ong [ 0 a not he
r
' 4
-
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30.
3 1. .
32.
Sob
ala
Manuscripts
MA
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9
1 6.42 8 fol i os . 3 1 x5 cm. Content : I l lust rati ons of malJda/os with
formulae identi fying them and indicating ther benefi t , Language faulty Sinhala

visnlt
mandalayayi. siyalu arokscl 'liyi 2a ; su/,yamand'llayayi aruksu ktJrcl1lt 4b ;
Ctlkk
rumul1dalayayi
.
hdnk ]uu/ru duruveyi 6b ; candrlmandalaYlyi. araksavata
lt]u ata badhinH 7b.
svAM
IDAR
UVANVAHANSEGE QRASAMA 9 J 6. 25 I 1 folded fol ic and three
fragments . Content : l:r | of d Chrislau prayer. The Lord's Prayer. svcmido/'u
vanvahansege orasamLfyi
Au U!
]
!1!I!LI 1EXT 9 1 6.86 28 fol i os . 25x5 em. 5/6/7/8 l i nes . Incomplete.
The begi n ning of l he UA +ad co opou are missi ng. The fol i o:; uTU numbered ;
khah - gI ; go gam; I ! d HT aud 'nah I1 Content indica's that the .ol io
are a sect i on of U medic,l I i CXI gi vi ng i nstruct i ons on rhe prepJ!Ht i on of medicinJ
. tablets
and oi J 5

and |lc r lse. humu UHOli nik,l inguru }cIklnClult yu sihdL7 tUiIli .
' luh denu kha h a6
;
jalasanniyata khah a8 ; hamo jvar.:t guna l'e ga b7; budal'U
jOl'ata 'u00Kuhu gi as ; mi]:1dn _u/l}:/ nimi gi 8.6-7; diyavudlyU\UlH elakirenda
gi a7 ; meki roga stlf1hindimata HlUl7 !Unneyuyi yanG arth,) )Ji siddhir astu g
l
a
7
;
vatataila nimi ni a6 ; kudakumara tailaya nimi . . mahakumara tai/oyola behet kiYlIf//I
lahe H` a2; mUll{KumUrU tailay. nimi. maharadata beht Kl}tIh/ / labe U b6 ;
mJhul0|/uV0 nimi ' D 6J
J3
An UNIDENTIFIED 1EXJ 9 1 6: 1 0 1 n 6 fol i os. 26x5 \ 4 l i n.es . Some verses
in Sinhala .
34. An UNIDENTIFIED TEXT 9 1 6. 25 I V 1 fol i o l i sti ng H!C or UXl S . diksangiya
sumangalavilasiniya etc.
Sanskri t Manuscripts (Script Sinhala unless stated otherwise)
3. ASTANATHASYA DHYANA 91 6. 70 III 16 fol i os . 28. 5x5. 5 CU 7 J i nes . Contai ns
decriptions of diferent forms of the ei ght . dcitcs . Sivanatha, Brahmanatha,
Vismnatha, Gaurinatha, Macchendranatha, . Bhadranatha, BUudhyHnUtha and
Gananatha. Begins : namas \OrlajhUya 1 b l ; astanathasya dlyanam aha 1 b4-5 ;
siVanatham brahNUHalhaD CU Vlshunutham gaurinathakam muCCh0h0luhulhu0u0lu-
hathan
.
CU baudhyanatham ganadliip,lm lUl telt devasarupln C 0hc000h00u vadamy
ahom 1 b5-7 ; sUmUkhutrinayanah vI'sabharudham sivanathasya luKsanum;
culur
muKh0h - . . . hamsam arudhom 0rahmanathasya laksanam 2a2-4 ; dvihastah
uIuhd/I vahanan Cu] vt$huhdlhGSju l.7KSu/I0h 2a4 ; dviltastam . . . . . kesariva-
hallam totfa aHlinatha visuddhena laksanena prdkirtitah . 2a5-6 ; Cutur0hujam
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. vahanan Cutr:1 bhUdlnathasya laksanam 2bl ; dVibhujan padmusanam lulhJ
vapi baudhyolh7thasya !uksunam 2b2 ; caturbhujam musik;lI' IHlhJ.'n (papi g{lI1dl1alliasyu
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1 8 . A bound volume with a handwritten note i n English accordi ng to which t
frst 32 l eaves contai n the greater part of the origi nal Sanskri t text of Bhask
ari
LILA VATI , a system of algebra and arithmet i c, an English translation of
whil
was published by H . T. Colebrooke in London in 1 8 1 7. Leaves 33-40 _
missi ng. Lilavat i-tika, a gl oss begins on lea f 41 and is cont i nued. Leav
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the end are wanti ng.
1 9. A bound vol ume cont ai ning the 10th section of t he Sribhagu vata Puruna Beg
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dasamaskamde 110l'a hi dhya sampuranam samaptam
20.
A book of pai nti ngs of Indi an gods l i ke Krishna, Ganesa, Brahma and Skand
and gddesses I i ke Ka J i and Lakshmi .
21 . A cardboard page conta i ni ng 1 2 mi ni ature pai nti gs of Kri shna epi sodes.
22. A mi ni ature pai nt i ng of Ranji t Si ngh , the ru l er of Punjab.
23/ J . A typed copy of Bhagavadgita (Mahabharata VI. Bhisraparvcl1. 830 - 1 537 w
a Russian transl at ion and Introduct i on.
23/2. A conti nuation of 23/ 1 with comments i n Russi an .
24. A fol i o from a copy of Can akya' s Nitisamgraha contai ni ng the statement : /0
nit isamgrahe prathama sat aka samaptam
25.
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paper l ist i Dg 8 manuscripts with the corresponding numbers H Mirona
cat al ogue referred O ear l ier in 1 hi s article.
26. A manuscri pt of karmav{l(u, Language Pal i .
27. A bundle of papers wi th the inscri ption Buddhi sch Ms.
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