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Banarasivilasa, Jain religious poetry

Banarasivilasa, Jain religious poetry

Medium: Ink on paper

Date: 1850

Shelfmark: Oriental MS 22393

Item number: ff. 1-2v

Length: 21

Width: 25

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Manuscript

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The 'Banarasavilasa' is a superb anthology of Jain Digambara religious poetry. This folio is the beginning of a poem in praise of the Tirthankaras by Banarasidasa. The manuscript is especially important in view of the rarity of the work outside India.

Find out more about this manuscript and other sacred texts in Expressions of Faith.

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