Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1819 - Nārāyaṇadaivajña, active 16th century - Muhūrtamārtaṇḍa
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Nārāyaṇadaivajña, active 16th century.
1 item (24 leaves) : paper ; 10 x 24 cm.
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Manuscript is used for consultation and is an astrological treatise that deals with predictions related to different life cycle stages, and related to starting a sacred fire and the construction of buildings, among other subjects. There are tables with numbers and characters associated with planets and astral bodies (such as the sun and moon).
Formerly owned by Govinda Jośī Pañcanadīkara (f. 24r).
Govinda Jośī Pañcanadīkara, scribe, former owner.
Divination - India.
Rites and ceremonies - India.
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Manuals (instructional materials)
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Title from end title page (f. 24v).
Written in 8-9 lines per leaf.
24 leaves foliated 1-24, upper left and lower right verso.
End title page: iti muhūrttamārtaṃḍaḥ samāptaḥ // (f. 24v).
Dated śaka 1766 (1844) (f. 24r).
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 quadruple red line.
Scribe is Govinda Jośī Pañcanadīkara (f. 24r).
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Listed in H.I. Poleman, Census of Indic Manuscripts in the United States and Canada (New Haven, Conn.: American Oriental Society, 1938), Poleman 4995 (UP 1819).
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1819.
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1819
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390