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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2582 - Yugalakiśorasahasrastotra
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2582 - Yugalakiśorasahasrastotra
Title:
Puranas. Nāradapurāṇa. Selections.
Yugalakiśorasahasrastotra, 1815.
Physical description:
1 item (9 leaves) : paper ; 15 x 30 cm.
Summary:
Text dedicated to the veneration of the Hindu deity Kṛṣṇa, especially in his manifestation as a playful cow herder who cavorts with the cow-herder girls (gopīs). Describes a maṇḍala or mystic diagram featuring Kṛṣṇa and the gopīs, exploring various names and mantras associated with the god; opens with a praise of the deities Rādhā and Kṛṣṇa instead of the deity Gaṇeśa, the lord of beginnings, who more typically opens Sanskrit manuscripts.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 9r); alternate title Jugalasahasranāma from title page (f 1r).
Written in 9-10 lines per leaf.
9 leaves foliated 1-9, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīnāradīyapurāṇe yugalakiśorasahasrastotraṃ saṃpūrṇam śubhamastu samāptam saṃ[v]at 1872 śrīrādhākṛṣṇarādhākṛṣṇarādhākṛṣṇarādhākṛṣṇarādhākṛṣṇarādhākṛṣṇarādhākṛṣṇarādhākṛṣṇarādhākṛṣṇarādhākṛṣṇarādhākṛṣṇarādhākṛṣṇarādhākṛṣṇarādhākṛṣṇarādhākṛṣṇa // jeṃklīṃrāsarasavilāsinau śrīrādhākṛṣṇau svāhāśti yugalamaṃtra (f. 9r).
Dated saṃvat 1872 (1815) (f. 9r).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout.
Non-Latin script record.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2582
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 2582
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
युगलकिशोरसहस्रस्तोत्र, १८१५.
 
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