Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2181 - Ṛṇakṣayastotra
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Puranas. Bhaviṣyottarapurāṇa. Selections.
Ṛṇakṣayastotra, circa 1700-1850.
1 item (1 leaf) : paper ; 9 x 22 cm.
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
First part of manuscript is a text containing prayers and mantras recited in honor and worship (pūjā) of various Hindu deities such as the elephant-headed Gaṇeśa and Kṛṣṇa, in order to remove or liberate families and households from debt (ṛṇa). Second part of manuscript is a text containing prayers and mantras recited in honor of various Hindu goddess such as Bhāratī, Sarasvātī, Parvātī, and Śāradā, for increasing intelligence or wisdom (prajñā); text gives details of objects held by the goddesses such as a book, ceremonial grasses, a noose, and other things.
(Part 1:) Ṛṇakṣayastotra -- (Part 2:) Prajñāvardhanastotra.
Dāḍekara, Kṛṣṇa, scribe.
Wisdom - Religious aspects.
Gaṇeśa (Hindu deity)
Krishna (Hindu deity)
Sarasvatī (Hindu deity)
Devotional literature, Sanskrit.
Rites and ceremonies - India.
|Form / Genre:||
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 18th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Scribe is Kṛṣṇa Dāḍekara (f. 1v).
Title from title incipit (f. 1r); alternate title of first part Ṛṇaharaṣaḍakṣaracintāmaṇistotra from colophon (f. 1r); second alternate title of first part Ṛṇamokṣastotra from native wrapping; title of second part Prajñāvardhanastotra from colophon (f. 1v).
Written in 9 lines per leaf.
1 leaves foliated.
Colophon: [iti śrīma]dbhaviṣyottarapurāṇe ṛṇaharaṣaḍakṣaraciṃtāmaṇistotraṃ saṃpūrṇam śrīṣṭagurubhyonamaḥ (f. 1r).
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 marked with double red line.
Non-Latin script record.
|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 1241 and 1565 (UP 2181).
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2181
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 2181
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390