A Sanskrit Lexicon

The Amarakosa (“immortal treasure”) is a lexicon of the Sanskrit language, authored sometime between the 5th and 8th centuries, and has had over 40 commentaries written to it. This palm-leaf manuscript of the Amarakosa originates from Sri Lanka, dating to the early 19th century, indicating the spread of the usage and study of Sanskrit, and its continued prevalence even in the 19th century.

Indigenous Name
Amarakosa
Date/Period
Early 19th century
Region
Sri Lanka
Dimension
Object size: Pls refer to individual dimensions
Accession No.
2017-00072
Collection of
Indian Heritage Centre
Category
Rare Books