Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1639 - Bhaṭṭojī Dīkṣita - Tithinirṇaya
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Tithinirṇaya, circa 1700-1850.
1 item (29 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 24 cm.
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
|Biographical / Organizational History:||
Son of Lakṣmīdhara (f. 29r).
Treatise on Hindu astronomy (jyotiṣa) and mathematics, examining and considering the nature of a day (tithi) and how it should be calculated within broader cosmological systems.
Mathematics - India.
Lingas (Śaivism) - Pictorial works.
Gaṇeśa (Hindu deity) - Art.
|Form / Genre:||
Drawings (visual works)
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 18th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Title from colophon (f. 29r).
Written in 11-12 lines per leaf.
29 leaves foliated 1-29, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīpadavākyapramāṇajñaśrīlakṣṃīdharasūreḥ sūnunābhaṭṭojIdīkṣitena viracitaḥ tithinirṇayaḥ samāptaḥ // (f. 29r).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins. There is a drawing of the deity Gaṇeśa at the beginning of the manuscript (f. 1r).
Watermark of a coat of arms with the letters G.F.P.
Single wooden board with beveled edges supports manuscript. There is an ink drawing of a Śaiva temple with liṅga and surrounded by trees on the inner side facing toward manuscript.
|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 3101 (UP 1639).
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1639.
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1639
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390