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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 679 - Camatkāracintāmaṇi
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Title:
Camatkāracintāmaṇi, 1688.
Physical description:
1 item (13 leaves) : paper ; 10 x 23 cm.
Language(s):
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Summary:
Manuscript is used for contemplation and consultation and is a kind of manual and astrological work on divination that gives detailed descriptions of the nine planets of the Hindu astrological system as well as their place within the astrological stations. With some diagrams and a drawing of the Hindu deity Gaṇeśa taken from another, newer, manuscript and used to reinforce the front and back cover of this manuscript.
Subject:
Hindu astrology.
Divination - India.
Planets.
Gaṇeśa (Hindu deity)
Form / Genre:
Treatises.
Diagrams.
Drawings (visual works).
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 17th century.
Manuscripts - India - 17th century.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 13r).
Written in 1-13 lines per leaf.
13 leaves foliated 1-13, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīcamatkāraciṃtāmaṇinoktaṃ bhāvaphalaṃ // samāptaṃ // śubham astu // śubhaṃ bhūyāt // saṃvat 1745 bhādre māsi kṛṣṇe pakṣai pratipadāgunuvāsarānvitāyāṃ tithau likhitam idaṃ pustakaṃ pāṭakakāśīrāma ātmapāṭrthaṃ // (f. 13r).
Dated saṃvat 1745 (1688) (f. 13r).
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 marked with double 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 679 (UP 679).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 679
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 679
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
चमत्कारचिन्तामणि, १६८८.

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Collection: Indic Manuscripts
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: Yes
Notated: No
Language: Sanskrit
Century: 17th century
Date: 1688
Genre: Diagrams
Genre: Drawings (visual works)
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 17th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 17th century
Genre: Treatises
Subject: Divination
Subject: Gaṇeśa (Hindu deity)
Subject: Hindu astrology
Subject: Planets
Geography: India
Page material: Paper