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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1819 - Nārāyaṇadaivajña, active 16th century - Muhūrtamārtaṇḍa
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Author:
Nārāyaṇadaivajña, active 16th century.
Title:
Muhūrtamārtaṇḍa, 1844.
Physical description:
1 item (24 leaves) : paper ; 10 x 24 cm.
Summary:
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).
Notes:
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).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1819.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1819
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
मुहूर्तमार्तण्ड, १८४४.

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Collection: Indic Manuscripts
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: No
Notated: No
Language: Sanskrit
Century: 19th century
Date: 1844
Genre: Manuals (instructional materials)
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 19th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century
Genre: Treatises
Subject: Divination
Subject: Hindu astrology
Subject: Hindu astronomy
Subject: Rites and ceremonies
Geography: India
Author: Nārāyaṇadaivajña, active 16th century
Related names: Govinda Jośī Pañcanadīkara, scribe, former owner
Page material: Paper