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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2331 - Veṅkaṭeśa aṣṭottaraśatanāma
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2331 - Veṅkaṭeśa aṣṭottaraśatanāma
Title:
Puranas. Varāhapurāṇa. Selections.
Veṅkaṭeśa aṣṭottaraśatanāma, 1818.
Physical description:
1 item (6 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 15 cm.
Summary:
Small manuscript likely for private meditation and prayer celebrating 108 names of the Hindu deity Veṅkaṭeśa, a South Indian form of the deity Viṣṇu, located on the mountain Tirupati, a sacred pilgrimage site in Tamil Nadu. Presented as a discourse between the deity Varāha and the goddess earth named Dharaṇī.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 5v).
Written in 9 lines per leaf.
6 leaves foliated 1-5, [6], upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīvarāhapurāṇe dharaṇīvarāhasaṃvāde vyaṃkaṭagirimāhātmye śrīveṃkaṭeśa aṣṭottaraśataṃ nāma eko naviṃśo dhyāyaḥ samāptaṃ // saṃvat 1875 virodhīnāmasaṃvatsare pauṣaśuklacaturthīgurau tad dine mone upanāmnānārāyaṇena likhitadevalakara upanāmakanārayaṇasyedaṃ pustakaṃ // śrīkṛṣṇa // (f. 5v).
Dated saṃvat 1875 (1818) (f. 5v).
Mistakes covered over in yellow; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double red line.
Non-Latin script record.
Scribe is Nārāyaṇa Mone (f. 5v).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2331
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 2331
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
वेङ्कटेश अष्टोत्तरशतनाम, १८१८.
 
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