Posted on: 4 August 2012

Samgrahanisutra or Samgrahaniratna
18th century, Rajasthan

The Sangrahanisutra is a cosmological text composed in 1136 by Shrichandra that includes Jain ideas about the structure of the universe and the mapping of space. The manuscript, made in the eighteenth century, includes illustrations and cosmic diagrams.

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