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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2424 - Tripurasundarīvidyā
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2424 - Tripurasundarīvidyā
Title:
Tantras. Vāmakeśvaratantra. Nityāṣoḍaśikārṇava.
Tripurasundarīvidyā. Paṭala 1-5, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (14 leaves) : paper ; 10 x 24 cm.
Summary:
Tantric, philosophical treatise dealing with śaktism (feminine power) and yoginīs (goddesses); presented as a dialogue between the goddess Devi and Īśvara (Śiva).
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 14r).
Written in 9-11 lines per leaf.
14 leaves foliated 1-14, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīmadvāmakeśvaratatro nityāṣoḍaśakārṇave bahusūpāṣṭakaprastāre śrītripurasuṃdarīvidyāyāṃ paṃcamaḥ paṭalaḥ // ānaṃdānadavidye yaṃ samāptāyācatuḥ śatī (f. 14r).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; vertical margins marked with double black line.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2424.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 2424
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
त्रिपुरसुन्दरीविद्या. पटल १-५, १७००-१८५०.
 
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