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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1808 - Nīlakaṇṭha, active 16th century - Nīlakaṇṭhī
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1808 - Nīlakaṇṭha, active 16th century - Nīlakaṇṭhī
Author:
Nīlakaṇṭha, active 16th century.
Title:
Nīlakaṇṭhī, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (42 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 26 cm.
Summary:
Manuscript is a manual and astrological/cosmological treatise used for contemplation and consultation and deals with the twelve bhavas which are aligned with the twelve signs of the zodiac and correlated with physical health and well-being and with specific body parts; a table connected to 10 cakras (points of power located throughout the human body) is included (f. 42v).
Notes:
Title from title abbreviations in margins.
Written in 9-10 lines per leaf.
42 leaves foliated 1-42, upper left and lower right verso.
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 quadruple black line.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1808.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1808
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
नीलकण्ठी, १७००-१८५०.
 
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