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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2448 - Śaṃkarabhagavatpāda - Dattātreyastotra
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2448 - Śaṃkarabhagavatpāda - Dattātreyastotra
Dattātreyastotra, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (2 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 15 cm.
Manuscript is dedicated to a regional form of the Hindu deity Viṣṇu called Dattātreya, particularly popular in Maharashtra and associated with elements of Vaiṣṇava-tantra. There is a note on the front of the manuscript (f. 1r) listing the five prāṇas (breaths), used in ritual respiratory exercises.
Title from colophon (f. 2r); alternate title Dattātreya from end title page (f. 2v).
Written in 11 lines per leaf.
2 leaves foliated 1-2, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīmatparamahaṃsaparivrājakācāryaśrīmadgovindoviṃdabhagavatpūjyapādaśiṣyaśrīmacchaṃkarabhagavatpādaviracitaṃ śrīmaddattātreyastotraṃ saṃpūrṇaṃ // śrīvāsūdevārpaṇamastu // (f. 2r).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2448.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 2448
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
दत्तात्रेयस्तोत्र, १७००-१८५०.
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