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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 803 - Pinās ko mantra kathā
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Pinās ko mantra kathā, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (2 leaves) : paper ; 10 x 21 cm.
In Nepali (Devanāgarī)
Manuscript is used for study and recitation and is a vernacular Nepali work with Hindu mythological, poetic content and mantras.
Hindu mythology.
Hindu mantras.
Hinduism - Nepal.
Form / Genre:
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - Nepal - 18th century.
Manuscripts - Nepal - 19th century.
Title from colophon (f. 2v).
Written in 7-8 lines per leaf.
2 leaves foliated 1-2, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrī pinās ko maṃtra kathā sametakā śubham samāptam // rām 44 rām // (f. 2v).
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 6271 (UP 803).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 803
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 803
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
पिनास् को मन्त्र कथा, 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 - Nepal - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts - Nepal - 19th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century
Genre: Poems
Subject: Hindu mantras
Subject: Hindu mythology
Subject: Hinduism
Geography: Nepal
Page material: Paper