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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2056 - Pavamāna
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2056 - Pavamāna
Vedas. R̥gveda. Pavamānasūkta.
Pavamāna, 1844.
Physical description:
1 item (30 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 24 cm.
Hymns from the Ṛgveda dedicated to the deity and drug Soma and employed in an ancillary work (vedāṅga). The Pavamāna, an agent of purification, is a collection of hymns often recited on fasting days associated with the Ekādaśī (eleventh day of a fortnight).
Title from title abbreviations in margins; alternate title Pavamānapañcasūktasahita from end title page (f. 30v).
Written in 8-10 lines per leaf.
30 leaves foliated 1-30, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti pavamānaṃ samāptaṃ // (f. 30r).
Dated śaka 1766 (1844).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; Vedic metrical accents in red throughout for recitation.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2056.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 2056
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
पवमान, १८४४.
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