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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 68 - Govardhana Dīkṣita - Somasaṃsthāpaddhati
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 68 - Govardhana Dīkṣita - Somasaṃsthāpaddhati
Govardhana Dīkṣita.
Somasaṃsthāpaddhati, 1817.
Physical description:
1 item (47 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 25 cm.
Vedic text, late ritual text, guide book to 7 sacrifices to Soma, with additional song (gāna) at end.
Title from colophon (f. 46r-46v).
Written in 9-10 lines per leaf.
47 leaves foliated 1-46, [47], upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon (work 1): itiśrīdīkṣītatripāṭhīgovardhanena viracitāyāṃ [soma]saṃsthāpaddhatauprathamo 'gniṣṭomasamāptaḥ / saṃvat 1873 kārtike māsi śuklapakṣe paurṇasāsyāṃ iṃduvāsare kāthāṃ tilakaveṃkaṭeśena likhāpitaṃ / svārthaṃparopakārārthaṃca / śrī / śrī / śrī / (f. 46r-46v).
Colophon (work 2): ityāj̄āni / (f. 47r).
Dated saṃvat 1873 (1817), in Kārtika (October-November), in the bright half of the month (f. 46v).
Scribe is Tilaka Veṅkateśa (f. 46v).
Mistakes covered in yellow or blacked out, some marginal notations, highlights in red throughout, vertical margins marked with double red line, chant indicated in red above syllables through most of text.
Non-Latin script record
Cite as:
Upenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 68
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 68
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
सोमसंस्थापद्धति, १८१७.
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