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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 424 - Kālidāsa, attributed name - Gaṅgāṣṭaka
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 424 - Kālidāsa, attributed name - Gaṅgāṣṭaka
Author:
Kālidāsa, attributed name.
Title:
Gaṅgāṣṭaka, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (2 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 21 cm.
Summary:
Manuscript is a short poem in eight verses, used for private or public recitation and prayer in praise of the river Ganges (Gaṅgā), especially sacred to Hinduism.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 2v).
Written in 8 lines per leaf.
2 leaves foliated 1-2, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīmatkālikāsakṛtaugaṃgāṣṭakaṃ samāptaṃ // śubham astu // (f. 2v).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double black line.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 424
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 424
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
गङ्गाष्टक, १७००-१८५०.
 
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