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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2245 - Śivasahasranāma
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2245 - Śivasahasranāma
Title:
Puranas. Padmapurāṇa. Uttarakhaṇḍa. Bilvakeśvaramāhātmya. Selections.
Śivasahasranāma, 1827.
Physical description:
1 item (41 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 18 cm.
Summary:
Text praising one thousand names of the Hindu deity Śiva, especially his passive form as Sadāśiva, to be used in private or public devotion and worship (pūjā) of Śiva and positing him as the highest reality in the universe. Presented as a dialogue between the deity Kṛṣṇa and the legendary figures Mārkaṇḍeya and Vyāsā.
Notes:
Title from title page (f. i recto).
Written in 7 lines per leaf.
41 leaves foliated [i], 1-40, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīmatpadme mahāpurāṇe uttarabhāge bilvakeśvaramāhātmye śrīkṛṣṇamārkaṃḍeyasaṃvāde dasārākhyaparamadivyasahasranāmaikanavatitamodhyāyaḥ (f. 39r) saṃvat 1880 śake 1745 varṣeparāṃjape upanāmakadhoṃdabhaṭṭena likhitaṃ śivaṃ // śloka 285 (f. 39v).
Dated saṃvat 1880 and śaka 1745 (1827) (f. 39v).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; double vertical lines in red mark borders throughout. Decorative floral borders on two folios (f. 1v and f. 40v).
Non-Latin script record.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2245
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 2245
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
शिवसहस्रनाम, १८२७.
 
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