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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1639 - Bhaṭṭojī Dīkṣita - Tithinirṇaya
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1639 - Bhaṭṭojī Dīkṣita - Tithinirṇaya
Author:
Bhaṭṭojī Dīkṣita.
Title:
Tithinirṇaya, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (29 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 24 cm.
Summary:
Treatise on Hindu astronomy (jyotiṣa) and mathematics, examining and considering the nature of a day (tithi) and how it should be calculated within broader cosmological systems.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 29r).
Written in 11-12 lines per leaf.
29 leaves foliated 1-29, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīpadavākyapramāṇajñaśrīlakṣṃīdharasūreḥ sūnunābhaṭṭojIdīkṣitena viracitaḥ tithinirṇayaḥ samāptaḥ // (f. 29r).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins. There is a drawing of the deity Gaṇeśa at the beginning of the manuscript (f. 1r).
Watermark of a coat of arms with the letters G.F.P.
Single wooden board with beveled edges supports manuscript. There is an ink drawing of a Śaiva temple with liṅga and surrounded by trees on the inner side facing toward manuscript.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1639.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1639
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
तिथिनिर्णय, १७००-१८५०.
 
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