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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 381 - Dhaumyakṛtastotra
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 381 - Dhaumyakṛtastotra
Dhaumyakṛtastotra, 1869.
Physical description:
1 item (15 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 19 cm.
Manuscript used for public or private recitation and prayer or study, praising the deeds of the Hindu mythological figure Dhaumya, a legendary sage and poet, who instructs his beleaguered pupil Upamanya. Dhaumya sends his student, who is possessed of a great hunger for food, on a number of tasks in the form of observances to help him over come his desires.
Title from colophon (f. 15r).
Written in 7 lines per leaf.
15 leaves foliated 1-15, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: śrīdhaumyakṛtastotraṃ saṃpūrṇaṃ // idaṃ pustakaṃ viṭalabhaṭātmajajagannāthabhaṭapāṭakopanāmena likhitaṃ paropa[kā]rārthaṃ // samāptam iti śake 1791 vṛṣanāmāddhe saṃvat 1926 māgha[??]pra- 1 śrīvīśveśvarasannidhau // śubhaṃ bhavatu atrapurṇā śrīrāma (f. 15r).
Dated śaka 1791 and saṃvat 1926 (1869) (f. 15r).
Mistakes crossed out in black or red; verse numbers highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with thick red line; cover page decorated with floral pattern within an inner rectangle framed by thick red lines (f. 1r).
Scribe is Jagannātha Bhaṭa Pāṭaka, the son of Viṭala Bhaṭa Pāṭaka (f. 15r).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 381
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 381
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
धौम्यकृतस्तोत्र, १८६९.
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