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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 711 - Lagnacandrikā
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Lagnacandrikā, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (57 leaves) : paper ; 10 x 24 cm.
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Hindu astrological work for contemplative use or consultation. Functioning as a kind of manual, this work discusses signs and gives predictions related to when the moon enters into a particular house of the zodiac.
Hindu astrology.
Hindu astronomy.
Moon - Religious aspects.
Form / Genre:
Manuals (instructional materials)
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 18th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Title from internal colophon (f. 56v).
Written in 8-10 lines per leaf.
56 leaves foliated 1-43, 45-58, upper left and lower right verso.
Internal colophon: iti śrīkāśināthoktalagnacaṃdrikā samāptāṃ // (f. 56v).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; some 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 4674 (UP 711).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 711
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 711
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
लग्नचन्द्रिका, 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: Manuals (instructional materials)
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 19th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century
Subject: Hindu astrology
Subject: Hindu astronomy
Geography: India
Geography: Moon
Page material: Paper