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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2448 - Śaṃkarabhagavatpāda - Dattātreyastotra
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Author:
Śaṃkarabhagavatpāda
Title:
Dattātreyastotra, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (2 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 15 cm.
Language(s):
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Summary:
Manuscript is dedicated to a regional form of the Hindu deity Viṣṇu called Dattātreya, particularly popular in Maharashtra and associated with elements of Vaiṣṇava-tantra. There is a note on the front of the manuscript (f. 1r) listing the five prāṇas (breaths), used in ritual respiratory exercises.
Subject:
Vishnu (Hindu deity)
Dattātreya (Hindu deity)
Devotional literature, Sanskrit.
Worship (Hinduism)
Respiration - Religious aspects - Hinduism.
Form / Genre:
Prayers (documents)
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 18th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 2r); alternate title Dattātreya from end title page (f. 2v).
Written in 11 lines per leaf.
2 leaves foliated 1-2, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīmatparamahaṃsaparivrājakācāryaśrīmadgovindoviṃdabhagavatpūjyapādaśiṣyaśrīmacchaṃkarabhagavatpādaviracitaṃ śrīmaddattātreyastotraṃ saṃpūrṇaṃ // śrīvāsūdevārpaṇamastu // (f. 2r).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins.
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 1789 (UP 2448).
Other Titles:
Dattātreya
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2448.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 2448
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
दत्तात्रेयस्तोत्र, 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: Prayers (documents)
Subject: Dattātreya (Hindu deity)
Subject: Devotional literature, Sanskrit
Subject: Hinduism
Subject: Religious aspects
Subject: Respiration
Geography: India
Author: Śaṃkarabhagavatpāda
Page material: Paper