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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 599 - Viparītapratyaṅgirā
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Title:
Tantras. Mahābhairavatantra. Viparītapratyaṅgirā.
Viparītapratyaṅgirā, [1750-1850].
Physical description:
1 item (3 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 17 cm.
Language(s):
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī).
Subject:
Pratyaṅgirā (Hindu deity).
Tantrism.
Form / Genre:
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 18th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Notes:
Title from f. 1r and colophon. Title Mahābhairavatantra may or may not be synonymous with Bhairavatantra.
Written 7-9 lines per leaf.
Good condition. Mistakes covered over with yellow or blotched out with black. Marginal corrections. A large area is covered over with yellow across the upper portion of f. 3r.
Begins: śrīgaṇeśāya namaḥ atha viparītapratyaṁgirā * asya pratyaṁgirāmaṁtrasya bhairava ṛṣir anuṣṭup chaṁdaḥ pratyaṁgirā devatā pāṭhe viniyogaḥ
Ends: na vā yaḥ karoti kariṣyati kārayaṣyati vā tātsarvān anyeṣāṁ nivarttitvāyataṁti mastake
Colophon: iti śrīmahābhairavataṁtre viparītapratyaṁgirā samāptā śubhaṁ śrī.
Indexed / Referenced in:
Listed in H.I. Poleman, Census of Indic Manuscripts in the United States and Canada (New Haven, Conn.: American Oriental Society, 1938), Poleman 4514 (UP 599).
Other Titles:
Bhairavatantra.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 599
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts, ca. 1505-1850. Item 599
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, University of Pennsylvania, Ms. Coll. 390

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Collection: Indic Manuscripts
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: No
Notated: No
Language: Sanskrit
Century: 18th century
Century: 19th century
Date: 1750
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 19th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century
Subject: Pratyaṅgirā (Hindu deity)
Subject: Tantrism
Geography: India
Page material: Paper