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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2734 - Rāma Daivajña, active 17th century - Muhūrtacintāmaṇi
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2734 - Rāma Daivajña, active 17th century - Muhūrtacintāmaṇi
Author:
Rāma Daivajña, active 17th century.
Title:
Muhūrtacintāmaṇi, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (11 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 26 cm.
Summary:
Manuscript is used for consultation and study and is a manual and treatise on divination and reading the signs of planetary movement within the context of Hindu astrology and astronomy; makes predictions about the upcoming year related to various aspects of human life. There are no planetary tables typically found in copies of this manuscript. Manuscript is incomplete, missing beginning.
Notes:
Title from internal colophon (f. 15r).
Internal colophon: iti śrīmuhantacintāmaṇau gocarapnaprakaraṇaṃ samāptam // (15r).
Written in 7-10 lines per leaf.
11 leaves foliated 7-17, upper left and lower right verso.
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2734.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 2734
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
मुहूर्तचिन्तामणि, १७००-१८५०.
 
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