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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2444 - Śaṅkarācārya attributed name - Mukundāṣṭaka
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Author:
Śaṅkarācārya attributed name.
Title:
Mukundāṣṭaka, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (2 leaves) : paper ; 9 x 14 cm.
Language(s):
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Biographical / Organizational History:
Attributed to Śaṅkarācārya, but more likely written by one of his followers.
Summary:
Text of praise for the deity Kṛṣṇa, containing descriptive characteristics of the god (including flute, music, playfulness, and herding cows).
Subject:
Krishna (Hindu deity)
Devotional literature, Sanskrit.
Worship (Hinduism)
Form / Genre:
Prayers (documents)
Poems.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 18th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 2v).
Written in 8 lines per leaf.
2 leaves foliated 1-2, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: itī śrīmatparimashaṃ saparivrājakācāryaśrīmacchaṃkarācāryaviracitaṃ mukuṃdāṣṭakaṃ saṃpūrṇaṃ // śrīkṣetrapālārpaṇam astu // śrīśiva // (f. 2v).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double red line.
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 1809 (UP 2444).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2444.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 2444
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
मुकुन्दाष्टक, 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 - India - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 19th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century
Genre: Poems
Subject: Devotional literature, Sanskrit
Subject: Krishna (Hindu deity)
Subject: Worship (Hinduism)
Geography: India
Author: Śaṅkarācārya attributed name
Page material: Paper