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Ms. Indic 15 - Citrabandhastotra
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Indic 15 - Citrabandhastotra
Title:
Citrabandhastotra, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (2 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 26 cm.
Summary:
Jaina manuscript for private use and recitation employing text, diagrams (yantras), and mantras to form "picture poems" (citrabandha) for use in meditation and prayer, especially in praise of the Jinas or Tīrthankaras.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 2v).
Written in 9 lines per leaf.
6 leaves foliated 1-5, [6], lower right verso.
Colophon: iti citrabaṃdhastotra (f. 2v).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double red line.
Non-Latin script record.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Indic 15
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Indic 15
Vernacular script:
चित्रबन्धस्तोत्र, १७००-१८५०.
 
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