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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1896 - Somadaivajña (Son of Rudrabhaṭṭa) - Kalpalatā
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1896 - Somadaivajña (Son of Rudrabhaṭṭa) - Kalpalatā
Somadaivajña (Son of Rudrabhaṭṭa)
Kalpalatā, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (12 leaves) : paper ; 10 x 17 cm.
Astrological treatise dealing with signs associated with various planets, stations (nakṣatra) through which the moon passes, and more. Possible a commentary related to a work by Jaimini. Manuscript is incomplete.
Title from colophon (f. 28v).
Written in 10-12 lines per leaf.
12 leaves foliated 17-28, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrījalagrāmakāsirudrabhaṭṭātmajasomadaivajñaviracitākalpalatāsamāptā // (f. 28v).
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 red line.
Scribe is Veṅkaṭapāṭhaka, who lived in Naḍasipur, possibly in Karnatika (f. 28v).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1896.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1896
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
कल्पलता, १७००-१८५०.
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