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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 678 - Narapatijayacaryā ṭīkā
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Narapatijayacaryā ṭīkā, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (3 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 25 cm.
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Manuscript is used for contemplation and consultation and is a commentary to an astrological divination text called Narapatijayacaryā, written by Narapati in the 12th century, on subjects including divisions of time, astrological bodies, and reading of animal signs.
Narapati, active 12th century. Narapatijayacaryā.
Hindu astrology.
Divination - India.
Form / Genre:
Manuals (instructional materials)
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 18th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Title from colophon (f. 3r).
Written in 10-11 lines per leaf.
3 leaves foliated 1-3, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti narayatijayacaryāṭIkāyāṃ jayalakṣmyāmāhabalacakravyākhyānaṃ samāptaṃ saṃpūrṇaṃ // śrīrastu // śubhaṃ bhavatu // śrī (f. 3r).
Mistakes 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 5230 (UP 678).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 678
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 678
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
नरपतिजयचर्या टीका, १७००-१८५०.

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Collection: Indic Manuscripts
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: No
Notated: No
Language: Sanskrit
Century: 18th century
Century: 19th century
Date: 1700
Genre: Commentaries
Genre: Manuals (instructional materials)
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 19th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century
Subject: Divination
Subject: Hindu astrology
Subject: Narapati, active 12th century
Geography: India
Page material: Paper