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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2181 - Ṛṇakṣayastotra
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2181 - Ṛṇakṣayastotra
Title:
Puranas. Bhaviṣyottarapurāṇa. Selections.
Ṛṇakṣayastotra, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (1 leaf) : paper ; 9 x 22 cm.
Summary:
First part of manuscript is a text containing prayers and mantras recited in honor and worship (pūjā) of various Hindu deities such as the elephant-headed Gaṇeśa and Kṛṣṇa, in order to remove or liberate families and households from debt (ṛṇa). Second part of manuscript is a text containing prayers and mantras recited in honor of various Hindu goddess such as Bhāratī, Sarasvātī, Parvātī, and Śāradā, for increasing intelligence or wisdom (prajñā); text gives details of objects held by the goddesses such as a book, ceremonial grasses, a noose, and other things.
Notes:
Scribe is Kṛṣṇa Dāḍekara (f. 1v).
Title from title incipit (f. 1r); alternate title of first part Ṛṇaharaṣaḍakṣaracintāmaṇistotra from colophon (f. 1r); second alternate title of first part Ṛṇamokṣastotra from native wrapping; title of second part Prajñāvardhanastotra from colophon (f. 1v).
Written in 9 lines per leaf.
1 leaves foliated.
Colophon: [iti śrīma]dbhaviṣyottarapurāṇe ṛṇaharaṣaḍakṣaraciṃtāmaṇistotraṃ saṃpūrṇam śrīṣṭagurubhyonamaḥ (f. 1r).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double red line.
Non-Latin script record.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2181
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 2181
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
ऋणक्षयस्तोत्र, १७००-१८५०.
 
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