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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1977 - Āśvalāyana, attributed name - Sarasvatīstotra
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1977 - Āśvalāyana, attributed name - Sarasvatīstotra
Author:
Āśvalāyana, attributed name.
Title:
Sarasvatīstotra, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (8 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 14 cm.
Summary:
Manuscript used for private or public recitation and prayer in praise of the river Sarasvatī personified by the Hindu goddess of the same name. Includes some Vedic verses and is accented in red for recitation. The work is attributed to and presented in the voice of the ancient sage Aśvalāyana.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 8v).
Written in 10-12 lines per leaf.
8 leaves foliated 1-8, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: ity āśvalāyanaproktaṃ sarasvatiḥ stotraṃ saṃpū[r]ṇaṃ (f. 8v).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; some significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in purple ink.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1977.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1977
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
सरस्वतीस्तोत्र, १७००-१८५०.
 
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