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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2448 - Śaṃkarabhagavatpāda - Dattātreyastotra
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Dattātreyastotra, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (2 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 15 cm.
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
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.
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.
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:
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