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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 651 - Nīlakaṇṭhabhaṭṭa, active 17th century - Varṣaviveka
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 651 - Nīlakaṇṭhabhaṭṭa, active 17th century - Varṣaviveka
Author:
Nīlakaṇṭhabhaṭṭa, active 17th century.
Title:
Varṣaviveka, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (14 leaves) : paper ; 13 x 25 cm.
Summary:
Manuscript used as a kind of manual and horoscope for predicting the future based on Hindu and especially early Vedic systems of astronomy. Manuscript is incomplete.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 18r).
Written in 12-13 lines per leaf.
14 leaves foliated 5-18, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīmaddaivajñānaṃtasutanīlakaṃṭhaviracite varṣaphale varṣaviveke māsaphalādhyāyaḥ samāptaḥ // samāptaṃ cedraṃ varṣaphale varṣavivekākhyaṃ prakaraṇam // śubham astu // (f. 18r).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; verse markers indicated in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double red line.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 651
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 651
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
वर्षविवेक, १७००-१८५०.
 
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