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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1639 - Bhaṭṭojī Dīkṣita - Tithinirṇaya
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Author:
Bhaṭṭojī Dīkṣita.
Title:
Tithinirṇaya, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (29 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 24 cm.
Language(s):
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Biographical / Organizational History:
Son of Lakṣmīdhara (f. 29r).
Summary:
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.
Subject:
Hindu astrology.
Hindu astronomy.
Mathematics - India.
Lingas (Śaivism) - Pictorial works.
Gaṇeśa (Hindu deity) - Art.
Form / Genre:
Treatises.
Watermarks.
Drawings (visual works)
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 18th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Notes:
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).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1639.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1639
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
तिथिनिर्णय, १७००-१८५०.

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Collection: Indic Manuscripts
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: Yes
Notated: No
Language: Sanskrit
Century: 18th century
Century: 19th century
Date: 1700
Genre: Drawings (visual works)
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 19th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century
Subject: Gaṇeśa (Hindu deity)
Subject: Hindu astrology
Subject: Hindu astronomy
Subject: Lingas (Śaivism)
Subject: Mathematics
Geography: India
Author: Bhaṭṭojī Dīkṣita
Page material: Paper