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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 576 - Mṛtyuñjayavidhāna
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 576 - Mṛtyuñjayavidhāna
Mṛtyuñjayavidhāna, 1737.
Physical description:
1 item (2 leaves) : paper ; 10 x 24 cm.
Manuscript is used as an aid for private or public recitation and prayer and contains mantras dedicated to different manifestations of the Hindu god Śiva, especially Tryaṁbaka (the three-eyed one); many mantras are drawn from Vedic sources.
Title from colophon (f. 2v).
Written in 11-13 lines per leaf.
2 leaves foliated 1-2, upper left verso and upper left recto.
Colophon: iti mṛtyuṃjayavidhānaṃ pūrttim agamat // śake 1659 bhādravadi 9 some likhitaṃ śubhaṃ // rāmaḥ // (f. 2v).
Dated śake 1659 bhādravadi 9 (Wednesday, September 18, 1737) (f. 2r).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; some significant syllables and phrases highlighted in red; vertical margins marked with single black line.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 576
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 576
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
मृत्युञ्जयविधान, १७३७.
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