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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 335 - Janmāṣṭamīvratakathā
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 335 - Janmāṣṭamīvratakathā
Puranas. Bhaviṣyottarapurāṇa. Selections.
Janmāṣṭamīvratakathā, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (8 leaves) : paper ; 10 x 22 cm.
Observances (vrata), rites, and worship (pūjā) performed during the month of Bhādrapada (August-September) in honor of the supposed birthday of the Hindu deity Kṛṣṇa.
Scribe is Bāla Thiṭṭa, the son of Bhāskara Thiṭṭa (f. 8v).
Title from colophon (f. 8v).
Written in 9-10 lines per leaf.
8 leaves foliated 1-7, [8], upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrībhaviṣyottarapurāṇe janmāṣṭamīvratakathāsaṃpūrṇa[ṃ] // śubham astu // idaṃ pustakaṃ thiṭṭopanāmakabhāskaraputreṇa bālena si likhitaṃ // saṃpūrṇam astu // kṛṣṇārpaṇam astu // (f. 8v).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; vertical margins marked with double black line.
Non-Latin script record.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 335
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 335
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
जन्माष्टमीव्रतकथा, १७००-१८५०.
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