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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 699 - Gaṇeśadaivajña, active 1520-1554 - Grahalāghava
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 699 - Gaṇeśadaivajña, active 1520-1554 - Grahalāghava
Gaṇeśadaivajña, active 1520-1554.
Grahalāghava, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (17 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 24 cm.
Manuscript is used for consultation and study and is a treatise on Hindu astronomy and mathematics and deals with the prediction and divination of events that affect the course of human life. A space for an astronomical table was created, but table was not drawn (f. 2v).
Title from internal colophon (f. 3r).
Written in 11 lines per leaf.
17 leaves foliated 1-17, upper left and lower right verso.
Internal colophon: iti śrīsakalāgamācāryavaryaśrīkeśavasaṃvatsarātmagaṇeśasūriviracite grahalāghavāsiddhāṃtarahasye madhyamādhivagaraḥ prathamaḥ // (f. 3r).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double black lines.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 699
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 699
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
ग्रहलाघव, १७००-१८५०.
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