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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 279 - Nārāyaṇa Bhaṭṭa, active 16th century - Sāmānyapraghaṭṭaka
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 279 - Nārāyaṇa Bhaṭṭa, active 16th century - Sāmānyapraghaṭṭaka
Nārāyaṇa Bhaṭṭa, active 16th century.
Sāmānyapraghaṭṭaka, 1857.
Tristhalīsetu. Sāmānyapraghaṭṭaka.
Physical description:
1 item (82 leaves) : paper ; 14 x 37 cm.
Manuscript is a compendium and guide used for consultation by those wanting to learn the benefits (such as liberation at death) of visiting pilgrimage centers in India and the rules and regulations (Hindu law, Dharma) that govern them. Contains the overview/introductory section, the Sāmānyapraghaṭṭaka, of a worked called the "Bridge to the three holy cities" (Tristhalīsetu), a work that deals with three major centers: Kāśī (Varāṇasī), Prayāga (Allahabad), and Gayā.
Title from colophon (f. 82r-82v).
Written in 9 lines per leaf.
82 leaves foliated 1-82, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīmadvidvamukuṭamāṇikya śrīmadbhaṭṭa 2 rāmeśvarasūrisūnunārāyaṇabhaṭṭaviracite tristhalīsetau sāmānyapraghaṭṭake prakīraṇakatīrthadharmaprakaraṇaṃ samāptaṃ samāptaścapraghaṭṭakaḥ // itaḥ paraṃ prayāgaprakaraṇaṃ bhaviṣyati // (f. 82r-82v).
Dated saṃvat 1914 on the basis of Ms. Coll. 390, Item 280 (f. 47v).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout. Some folios are treated with yellow turmeric powder.
Belonged to a single manuscript along with Item 278, Item 280, and Item 281.
Non-Latin script record.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 279
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 279
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
सामान्यप्रघट्टक, १८५७.
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