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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 688 - Jātakābharaṇa
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 688 - Jātakābharaṇa
Title:
Jātakābharaṇa, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (10 leaves) : paper ; 26 x 11 cm.
Summary:
Manuscript used for contemplation and consultation and is an astrological treatise related to the practice of divination by means of reading meaning into the movement of the various planets and the signs of the zodiac associated with them. Text contains tables containing numbers and Sanskrit characters, for understanding the movements of the sun and moon.
Notes:
Title from end title page (f. 10v).
Written in 11 lines per leaf.
10 leaves foliated 1-10, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti jātakābharaṇe mūlādijananaphalaṃ // śiva // (f. 9v).
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.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 688
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 688
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
जातकाभरण, १७००-१८५०.
 
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