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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2435 - Rudra
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2435 - Rudra
Title:
Vedas. Yajurveda. Kr̥ṣṇayajurveda (Taittirīyasaṃhitā). Rudrādhyāya.
Rudra, 1786.
Physical description:
1 item (20 leaves) : paper ; 9 x 14 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. First two leaves of the manuscript are missing.
Notes:
Title from abbreviation, upper left and lower right margin (f. 22v); alternate title Śatarudrīya supplied by cataloger.
Written in 6-8 lines per leaf.
20 leaves foliated 3-22, upper left and lower right verso.
Dated saṃvat 1843 (1786) (f. 22r).
Scribe is Mukāma Ābhaun (f. 22r).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; accents for aid in Vedic recitation in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double red line.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2435.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 2435
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
रुद्र, १७८६.
 
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