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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2483 - Śaṅkarācārya attributed name - Ajapāstotra
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Author:
Śaṅkarācārya attributed name.
Title:
Ajapāstotra, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (3 leaves) : paper ; 7 x 12 cm.
Language(s):
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Summary:
Tantric work attributed to the Vedanta philosopher Śaṅkarācārya containing specialized mantras dedicated to the deities Śiva and Śakti (feminine power, energy).
Subject:
Śaivism.
Shaktism.
Siva (Hindu deity)
Vedanta.
Tantrism.
Hindu mantras.
Devotional literature, Sanskrit.
Hindu hymns.
Form / Genre:
Hymns (documents)
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 18th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 3v).
Written in 6-7 lines per leaf.
3 leaves foliated 1-3, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīmacchaṃ[ka]rācāryaviracitaṃ ajapāstotraṃ saṃpūrṇaṃ // (f. 3v).
Mistakes covered in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; verse divisions and colophon in red; vertical margins marked with quadruple line in red and black 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 1749 (UP 2483).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2483.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 2483
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
अजपास्तोत्र, 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: Hymns (documents)
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 19th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century
Subject: Devotional literature, Sanskrit
Subject: Hindu hymns
Subject: Hindu mantras
Subject: Shaktism
Subject: Siva (Hindu deity)
Geography: India
Author: Śaṅkarācārya attributed name
Page material: Paper