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Keywords: text, manuscript, palm-leaf

Mythical Figure from an Astrological Text
The caption reads "Adhokundali"
Astrological Textbook
Palm-leaf Text Book
Geometrical Designs of Palm Leaf
From Bangalore University Collection

Palm Leaf Illustration
A page from an illustrated Kannada manuscript. Bangalore University Library
Illustrated Manuscript
Geometry on Palm Leaf
Pages from a Palm Leaf Manuscript
Bangalore University Collection, Bangalore

Geometrical Designs on Palm Leaf
Detail from a palm-leaf manuscript
Geometrical Designs
Illustarted Manuscript
Palm Leaf Text
Karnataka Sahiya Parishad Collection, Bengaluru

Samartha Ramdas
Illustration from the Marathi manuscript Dasabodham.Tanjavur Museum Collection
Saint Ramdas
Palm-leaf Manuscript
Sanskrit Palm-leaf Text
17th Century. Keladi Museum

A Painted Illustration from a Palm-leaf Manuscript
19th century manuscript Shivapurana, Bangalore University Collection
A Page from Shivapurana
Palm-leaf Manuscripts
Fantastic Mythical Animals
Illustration from an astrological text

Mummadi Krishnaraja Wodeyar
Illustration from Sougandhika Parinaya manuscript
The ``Sougandhika Parinaya`` Text
Illustrated Kannada Manuscript
Illustrated Manuscript
From Collection of Karnataka Sahitya Parishad, Bangalore

Lady Offers Delicacies to Husband
Detail from the illustrated manuscript Sougandhika Parinaya
Sougandhika Parinaya
The Basava Purana Manuscript
Picture of Akkanagamma
Akkanagamma was a sister of Basaweshwara and the mother of Channabasavanna

Blue-print of Sculptures on Palm-leaf
Picture shows architectural drawings done on a palm-leaf, perhaps from a sculpting school
Palm-leaf Manuscripts
Illustrated Manuscript
Peacocks in the Forest
Detail from a Mogul period painting

Description of a Battle
Notice the usage of both modern and ancient weapons
Scenes from Sowgandhika Parinaya


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