1 of 5 Birch Bark Sharada Texts in the Dharmath Trust Collection and one of there most precious possessions. The Bitch Bark is a composite Manuscript consisting of Five Manuscripts. The First Text is the Vimarshini Commentary of Abhinava on the Pratyabhijna Aphorisms of his Grand Guru Utpaldev. The Second Text is Utpal's Self-Commentaty on the Same Aphorisms. The Thrid Text is the Most Famous Law Treatise of Ancient India the Manusmṛti. Jyotish Ratnamala is a Text on Astrology/Mantic Science. Shighra Bodha of Kashinath is another Common Text on Astrology and widely published. The First Two Texts are very critical as they are by Kashmirian Authors and there circulation outside of Kashmir Area was extremely limited.
Custodial history: Raghunath Temple Library, Jammu. Operating continuously since Late 19th Century.
Owner(s) of original material: Dharmartha Trust, Jammu and Kashmir.