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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 420 - Viṣṇusahasranāman
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 420 - Viṣṇusahasranāman
Title:
Viṣṇusahasranāman, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (22 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 24 cm.
Summary:
Text containing a list of one thousand mantras beginning with Om̐ and each giving a different name for the Hindu deity Viṣṇu. Contains the abbreviation Śiva in the lower right verso margin of each folio, possibly referring to the Śivapurāṇa or some other Śaiva work. Each folio contains three columns of mantras to Viṣṇu, and there is a single mantra to the deity Śiva, śivāya namaḥ, at the top center of the first fourteen folios (f. 1-14v).
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 21v).
Written in 8-9 lines per leaf.
22 leaves foliated 1-21, [i], lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīviṣṇoḥ sahasranāmasamāptaṃ // (f. 21v).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins.
Non-Latin script record.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 420
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 420
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
विष्णुसहस्रनामन्, १७००-१८५०.
 
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