Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2416 - Devīmāhātmya
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Puranas. Mārkaṇḍeyapurāṇa. Devīmāhātmya.
Devīmāhātmya, circa 1700-1850.
1 item (54 leaves) : paper ; 8 x 21 cm.
In Sanskrit (Bengali)
Text praising the form of the Hindu goddess known as Devī during the eighth phase or age of the cosmic cycles and related to Sāvarṇika Manu, name of the eighth primordial human according to Hindu mythology. Manuscript to be used in public or private recitation, prayer, or reflection.
Devotional literature, Sanskrit.
|Form / Genre:||
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 18th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Title from internal colophon (f. 51v).
Written in 6 lines per leaf.
54 leaves foliated , middle left verso.
Colophon: iti mārkkaṇḍeyapurāṇe sāvarṇike devīmāhātmyadevīvākyan // (f. 51v).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout. Floral and triangle patterns on back folio in red and black ink.
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 (UP 2416).
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2416
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 2416
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390