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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2444 - Śaṅkarācārya attributed name - Mukundāṣṭaka
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Śaṅkarācārya attributed name.
Mukundāṣṭaka, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (2 leaves) : paper ; 9 x 14 cm.
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Biographical / Organizational History:
Attributed to Śaṅkarācārya, but more likely written by one of his followers.
Text of praise for the deity Kṛṣṇa, containing descriptive characteristics of the god (including flute, music, playfulness, and herding cows).
Krishna (Hindu deity)
Devotional literature, Sanskrit.
Worship (Hinduism)
Form / Genre:
Prayers (documents)
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 18th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
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