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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2032 - Rudra
Title:
Vedas. Yajurveda. Kr̥ṣṇayajurveda (Taittirīyasaṃhitā). Rudrādhyāya.
Rudra, before 1856.
Physical description:
1 item (18 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 19 cm.
Summary:
Vedic hymns praising the deity Rudra (the howler) a Vedic precedent for the Hindu deity Śiva. Text is often referred to as the Śatarudrīya or 100 Rudras.
Notes:
Title from title page (f. 1r); alternate title Śatarudrīya supplied by cataloger.
Written in 7 lines per leaf.
18 leaves foliated 1-18, upper left and lower right verso.
Dated saṃvat 1913 (1856) (f. 18v), but dated in a second scribal hand likely after the manuscript was originally written and possibly by a former owner.
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins, many in a second scribal hand; opening phrase highlighted in red; metrical accents in red and black throughout to aid in recitation.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2032.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 2032
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
रुद्र, before १८५६.
 
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