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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 282 - Nārāyaṇa Bhaṭṭa, active 16th century - Sāmānyapraghaṭṭaka
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 282 - Nārāyaṇa Bhaṭṭa, active 16th century - Sāmānyapraghaṭṭaka
Author:
Nārāyaṇa Bhaṭṭa, active 16th century.
Title:
Sāmānyapraghaṭṭaka, circa 1700-1850.
Tristhalīsetu. Sāmānyapraghaṭṭaka.
Physical description:
1 item (77 leaves) : paper ; 13 x 31 cm.
Summary:
Manuscript is a compendium and guide used for consultation by those wanting to learn the benefits (such as liberation at death) of visiting pilgrimage centers in India and the rules and regulations (Hindu law, Dharma) that govern them. Contains the overview/introductory section, the Sāmānyapraghaṭṭaka, of a worked called the "Bridge to the three holy cities" (Tristhalīsetu), a work that deals with three major centers: Kāśī (Varāṇasī), Prayāga (Allahabad), and Gayā. There is a numbered table of contents at the end of the manuscript (f. 76v)
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 76v).
Written in 10-12 lines per leaf.
77 leaves foliated 1-77, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīmadvidvanmukuṭamāṇikya śrīmadbhaṭṭarāmeśvarasūrisūnunārāyaṇabhaṭṭaviracite tristhalīsetau sāmānyapraghaṭṭake prakīraṇakatīrthadharmaprakaraṇaṃ samāptaṃ // (f. 76v).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins are marked with a double red line through most of the manuscript.
Non-Latin script record.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 282
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 282
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
सामान्यप्रघट्टक, १७००-१८५०.
 
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