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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 365 - Mārgaśīrṣamāhātmya
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 365 - Mārgaśīrṣamāhātmya
Title:
Puranas. Skandapurāṇa. Vaiṣ̣ṇavakhaṇḍa. Mārgaśīrṣamāhātmya.
Mārgaśīrṣamāhātmya, circa 1818-1819.
Physical description:
1 item (45 leaves) : paper ; 10 x 25 cm.
Summary:
Manuscript employed for consultation and recitation; praises the month of Mārgaśīrṣa (November-December), when the moon enters into the constellation of Mṛgaśiras. Presented as a conversation between the Hindu deities Kṛṣṇa and Brahmā.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 44v).
Written in 8-9 lines per leaf.
45 leaves foliated 1-44, [i] upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīskaṃdapurāṇe mārgaśīrṣamāhātmye ṣoḍśodhyāyā 16 mārgaśīrṣamāhātmasaṃpūrṇam astu / śrīkāśiviśveśvarārpaṇam astu saṃvat 1876 śake 1741 vikrutināmasa[ṃ]vatsare pauṣakṛṣṇa 13 somyavāsare / (f. 43v).
Dated saṃvat 1875 (1818) (f. 44r), saṃvat 1876 and śaka 1741 (1819) (f. 43v).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins. Decorative border desin in black (f. 44r).
Non-Latin script record.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 365
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 365
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
मार्गशीर्षमाहात्म्य, १८१८-१८१९.
 
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