The number of manuscripts produced in the Indian sub-continent is astounding and is the result of a massive enterprise. The visual organization of texts in North Indian and Nepalese manuscripts from 800 to 1300 CE is at the centre of the present study. It sheds light on both the ways of manuscripts production and the employment of the manuscripts in ritual contexts in different areas of India and Nepal.
KeywordsCult of the book Sanskrit South Asian book history visual organisation
Publication date and placeBerlin/Boston, 2020
SeriesStudies in Manuscript Cultures, 10
Australasian & Pacific history
Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge