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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 406 - Śītalāṣṭakastotra
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 406 - Śītalāṣṭakastotra
Title:
Puranas. Skandapurāṇa. Selections.
Śītalāṣṭakastotra, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (1 leaf) : paper ; 10 x 25 cm.
Summary:
Manuscript used in private or public recitation and prayer in praise of the Hindu goddess Śītalā, the matron-deity presiding over smallpox. Reciting the text offers relief for fever, sick children, and other kinds of afflictions.
Notes:
Scribe is Moreśvara Sāṭhe (f. 1v).
Title from colophon (f. 1v).
Written in 10-11 lines per leaf.
1 leaf foliated 1, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīskaṃdapurāṇe śītalāṣṭakaṃ stotraṃ saṃpūrṇaṃ // cha // śrīśītalādevyainamana idaṃ pustakaṃ moreśvarasāṭhe ity upanāmakena // (f. 1v).
Mistakes blacked out; verse numbers highlighted in red throughout.
Non-Latin script record.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 406
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 406
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
शीतलाष्टकस्तोत्र, १७००-१८५०.
 
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