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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 678 - Narapatijayacaryā ṭīkā
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Title:
Narapatijayacaryā ṭīkā, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (3 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 25 cm.
Language(s):
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Summary:
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.
Subject:
Narapati, active 12th century. Narapatijayacaryā.
Hindu astrology.
Divination - India.
Form / Genre:
Treatises.
Manuals (instructional materials)
Commentaries.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 18th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Notes:
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