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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 275 - Bhaṭṭojī Dīkṣita - Tristhalīsetusārasaṃgraha
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 275 - Bhaṭṭojī Dīkṣita - Tristhalīsetusārasaṃgraha
Bhaṭṭojī Dīkṣita.
Tristhalīsetusārasaṃgraha, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (32 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 24 cm.
Manuscript is used for consultation and study and is a summary or "essence" (sārasaṃgraha) of another work, the Tristhalīsetu (Bridge to the three holy cities) by Nārāyaṇa Bhaṭṭa, focusing on the problem of overcoming death. Discusses the benefits that can result from visiting different pilgrimage sites, bathing there, along with other rites. Makes frequent reference to purāṇic works such as the Brahmāpurāṇa and Skandapurāṇa. Colophon (f. 31 v) is followed by several purāṇic verses.
Title from colophon (f. 32r).
Written in 8-9 lines per leaf.
32 leaves foliated 1-32, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrībhaṭṭojidīkṣitastrithalīsetusārasaṃgrahasamāptaḥ śubham astu (f. 32r).
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. Coll. 390, Item 275
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 275
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
त्रिस्थलीसेतुसारसंग्रह, १७००-१८५०.
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