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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 418 - Śaṅkarācārya attributed name - Carpaṭa pañjarikāstotra
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Author:
Śaṅkarācārya attributed name.
Title:
Carpaṭa pañjarikāstotra, circa 1650-1800.
Physical description:
1 item (2 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 23 cm.
Language(s):
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Biographical / Organizational History:
8th-century Indian philosopher and commentator, primarily known for his works in Sanskrit, who belonged to the Advaita Vedānta school of Hindu philosophy. The text is attributed to Śaṅkarācārya (f. 2r).
Summary:
Manuscript is used for private or public recitation or prayer in praise of the Hindu deity Kṛṣṇa. Text thought to contain a synthesis or essence of the Vedanta philosophy of Śaṅkara.
Subject:
Hinduism - Prayers and devotions.
Devotional literature, Sanskrit.
Hindu hymns, Sanskrit.
Puja (Hinduism)
Krishna (Hindu deity)
Hindu philosophy.
Form / Genre:
Poems.
Prayers.
Hymns.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 17th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century.
Manuscripts - India - 17th century.
Manuscripts - India - 18th century.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 2r); alternate title Bhaja govinda found throughout text in verse.
Written in 12-13 lines per leaf.
2 leaves foliated [1-2], lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīśaṃkarācāryaviracitacarpaṭamaṃjarikāstotraṃ saṃpūrṇam // (f. 2r).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins.
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 1773 (UP 418).
Other Titles:
Bhaja govinda.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 418
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 418
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
चर्पटमञ्जरिकास्तोत्र, १६५०-१८००.

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Collection: Indic Manuscripts
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: No
Notated: No
Language: Sanskrit
Century: 17th century
Century: 18th century
Date: 1650
Genre: Hymns
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 17th century
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 17th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century
Subject: Devotional literature, Sanskrit
Subject: Hindu hymns, Sanskrit
Subject: Hindu philosophy
Subject: Hinduism
Subject: Krishna (Hindu deity)
Geography: India
Author: Śaṅkarācārya attributed name
Page material: Paper