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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 78 - Śāntipāṭha
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 78 - Śāntipāṭha
Śāntipāṭha, 1829.
Physical description:
1 item (20 leaves) : paper ; 10 x 16 cm.
Late Vedic supplementary text, a hymn of interpolation after Ṛgveda 10.127.
Title from front and back title pages (f. 1r, 20v) and abbreviation; alternate title Rātrivarga from colophon; alternate titles Śāntisūkta and Rātrisūkta from rubric (f. 1v).
Written in 7-8 lines per leaf.
20 leaves foliated upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti rātrivargasamāptaḥ / śake 1751 sarvadhārīnāmasaṃvatsare / uttarāyaṇasūryena saṃtemadhubhistathā / kṛṣṇapakṣe daśaṃbhyā ca bhaumavāre samāpti ca / śrīgajānanārpaṇamastu / śrīrāmajayarāmajayajayarām // kṛṣṇāya gopālāya gopijanavallabhāya namaḥ // (f. 20r).
Dated śaka 1751 (1821) in the cyclical year named Sarvadhārī, during the Uttarāyaṇasūrya (December-June), in Vasanta (Spring), in the month of Madhu (March-April), during the dark half of the month, on Bhaumavāra (Tuesday). (f. 20r).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out, some corrections in margins, text highlighted in red throughout, vertical margins marked with double red line.
Non-Latin script record.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 78
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 78
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
शान्तिपाठ, १८२९.
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