Collection of Vedic and other mantras (words or phrases of power) employed in rites and for recitation to praise and honor
the nine planets (navagraha) in the Hindu astrological system and to enlist their power to remove challenges and obstacles
from life. Manuscript is unfinished. Ends with the beginning of a work for lauding the moon: athacaṃdrajapaḥ / (f. 3v).
Title from incipit (f. 2r).
Written in 9 lines per leaf.
4 leaves foliated [i], 1-3, upper left and lower right verso.
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; vertical margins marked with double red line.
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2030.
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 2030
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
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