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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 576 - Mṛtyuñjayavidhāna
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Title:
Mṛtyuñjayavidhāna, 1737.
Physical description:
1 item (2 leaves) : paper ; 10 x 24 cm.
Language(s):
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Summary:
Manuscript is used as an aid for private or public recitation and prayer and contains mantras dedicated to different manifestations of the Hindu god Śiva, especially Tryaṁbaka (the three-eyed one); many mantras are drawn from Vedic sources.
Subject:
Śaivism.
Siva (Hindu deity)
Hindu mantras.
Devotional literature, Sanskrit.
Hindu hymns, Sanskrit.
Form / Genre:
Prayers.
Hymns.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century.
Manuscripts - India - 18th century.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 2v).
Written in 11-13 lines per leaf.
2 leaves foliated 1-2, upper left verso and upper left recto.
Colophon: iti mṛtyuṃjayavidhānaṃ pūrttim agamat // śake 1659 bhādravadi 9 some likhitaṃ śubhaṃ // rāmaḥ // (f. 2v).
Dated śake 1659 bhādravadi 9 (Wednesday, September 18, 1737) (f. 2r).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; some significant syllables and phrases highlighted in red; vertical margins marked with single black line.
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 4538 (UP 576).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 576
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 576
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
मृत्युञ्जयविधान, १७३७.

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Collection: Indic Manuscripts
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: No
Notated: No
Language: Sanskrit
Century: 18th century
Date: 1737
Genre: Hymns
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century
Genre: Prayers
Subject: Devotional literature, Sanskrit
Subject: Hindu hymns, Sanskrit
Subject: Hindu mantras
Subject: Siva (Hindu deity)
Subject: Śaivism
Geography: India
Page material: Paper