Ms. Coll. 390, Item 437 - Kālikāsahasranāmastotra
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Tantras. Rudrayāmalatantra. Selections.
Kālikāsahasranāmastotra, circa 1700-1850.
1 item (14 leaves) : paper ; 9 x 18 cm.
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Manuscript is used for private or public recitation and prayer and is in praise and worship of the fierce Tantric goddess Kāli. Contains a narrative by the deity Śiva about the goddess. Front folio has a rough diagram of a yantra (mystical diagram) consisting of an eight-petaled lotus flower with two intersecting triangles in its center (f. 1r), possibly related to the goddess Kāli, with a second diagram of an eight-pointed star within a circle on the verso (f. 1v).
Formerly owned by Veṇīmādhava Puṇatāmakara (f. 15v).
Veṇīmādhava Puṇatāmakara, former owner.
Kālī (Hindu deity)
Siva (Hindu deity)
Hindu hymns, Sanskrit.
Devotional literature, Sanskrit.
Hinduism - Prayers and devotions.
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Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 18th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Title from colophon (f. 15r).
Written in 10-12 lines per leaf.
14 leaves foliated 1-7, 9-15, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīrudrayāmale kālikāsahasranāmar stautraṃ samāptaṃ // (f. 15r).
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 drawn with double lines in black or red ink and some having cross hatching within.
|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 4550 (UP 437).
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 437
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 437
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390