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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 760 - Maṅgalācaraṇa
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Maṅgalācaraṇa, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (6 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 26 cm.
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Manuscript seems to be a table of contents for a work on Ayurvedic medicine with headings related to various medical topics such as medicinal plants and medicinal roots.
Medicine, Ayurvedic.
Medicine - India.
Medicinal plants - India.
Form / Genre:
Tables of contents.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 18th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Title from incipit (f. 1r).
Written in 10-13 lines per leaf.
6 leaves foliated 1-6, upper left and lower right verso.
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 red line.
Manuscript was sold with Ms. Coll. 390, Item 759 and may have something to do with the Rasarājalakṣmī, a medical work.
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 5346 (UP 760).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 760
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 760
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
मङ्गलाचरण, 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: Manuscripts - India - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 19th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century
Genre: Tables of contents
Subject: Medicinal plants
Subject: Medicine
Subject: Medicine, Ayurvedic
Geography: India
Page material: Paper