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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2430 - Caṇḍīpāṭhakrama
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2430 - Caṇḍīpāṭhakrama
Title:
Tantras. Vārāhitantra. Caṇḍīpāṭhakrama.
Caṇḍīpāṭhakrama, 1861.
Physical description:
1 item (5 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 27 cm.
Notes:
This manuscript compiles several short texts on the fruits of reciting the "Caṇḍī," i.e. the Devīmāhātmya. Title "Caṇḍīpāṭhakrama" from colophon, f. 3r. Title abbreviation in upper left of verso folios reads "Caṇḍī." Cataloged by Poleman as Caṇḍīpāthaphalakramavidhāna from the [Marīcitantra] Marīcikalpatantra. Cf. UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 156.
Written 11 lines per leaf.
Fair condition. Leaves 1 and 5 worm-eaten, affecting parts of seven lines of text. Mistakes crossed through or blotched out with black. Marginal corrections.
Begins (f. 1v): śrīgaṇeśāya namaḥ śatacaṁḍividhi likhyate vārāhitaṁtre caṁḍipāṭhap[!]alaṁ devi śṛṇuṣva vadato mama śatāvartyā tu pāṭhānāṁ yathāvat kathayāmi te 1
Colophon, f. 3r: iti śrīvārāhitaṁtre haragaurisaṁvāde caṁḍipāṭhakramaḥ sampūraṇaṁ
Heading, f. 3r: iti kroḍataṁtre caṁḍipāṭhakramaḥ
Colophon, f. 3v: iti kroḍataṁtre śatāvartticaṁḍipāṭhaphalaṁ samāptam
Heading, f. 3v: athāto haragaurisaṁvāde caṁḍīpāṭhakāmyaphalaṁ vakṣate
Colophon,f. 4r: iti haragaurīsaṁvāde kāmyapāṭhavidhiḥ
Heading, f. 4r: atha marīcikalpavidhir likhyate
Colophon, f. 5r: iti śrīmarīcikalpe taṁtre brahmāgastyasaṁvāde caṁḍīpāṭhaphalakramavidhānaṁ samāptam yādṛśaṁ pustakaṁ dṛṣṭvā tādṛśaṁ likhitaṁ mayā yadi śuddham aśuddhaṁ ca mama doṣo na dīyate phāguna kṛṣṇa 4 saṁ* 1918
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2430
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts, ca. 1505-1850. Item 2430
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, University of Pennsylvania, Ms. Coll. 390
 
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