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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1783 - Rājāvalī
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1783 - Rājāvalī
Title:
Rājāvalī, 1851.
Physical description:
1 item (5 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 32 cm.
Summary:
Manuscript is used for consultation and study and is a manual and treatise on divination and reading the signs of planetary movement within the context of Hindu astrology and astronomy; makes predictions (divination) about the upcoming year. Contains two astronomical tables of letters and numbers. Manuscript lacks a beginning.
Notes:
Title from end title page (f. 5v).
Written in 9-10 lines per leaf.
5 leaves foliated 1-5, upper left verso.
Dated saṃvat 1908 (1851) (f. 5r).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant words and phrases highlighted in red throughout.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1783.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1783
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
राजावली, १८५१.
 
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