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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1884 - Caṇḍeśvara, active 14th century - Praśnamāṇikya
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1884 - Caṇḍeśvara, active 14th century - Praśnamāṇikya
Author:
Caṇḍeśvara, active 14th century.
Title:
Praśnamāṇikya, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (4 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 23 cm.
Summary:
Astrological treatise about inquiring (praśna) into the future, possibly by the astrologer Caṇḍeśvara (f. 2v). Has a table of the 27 nakṣastras (houses of the moon) with numbers (f. 2v).
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 4v).
Written in 13 lines per leaf.
4 leaves foliated 1-4, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti praśnamāṇikye kāryāvadhijñānākhyaprakaraṇaṃ // (f. 4v).
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 black line.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1884.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1884
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
प्रश्नमाणिक्य, १७००-१८५०.
 
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