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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2497 - Śaṅkarācārya attributed name - Lakṣmyāṣṭakastotra
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Author:
Śaṅkarācārya attributed name.
Title:
Lakṣmyāṣṭakastotra, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (2 leaves) : paper ; 8 x 15 cm.
Language(s):
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Biographical / Organizational History:
Attributed to Śaṅkarācārya, but likely written by one of his followers.
Summary:
Small manuscript for private or public use, recitation, and prayer in honor of the Hindu goddess Lakṣmī. Text employed to ask forgiveness for sins among other requests.
Subject:
Lakshmi (Hindu deity)
Hindu goddesses.
Hindu hymns, Sanskrit.
Devotional literature, Sanskrit.
Forgiveness of sin - Hinduism.
Form / Genre:
Hymns (documents)
Prayers (documents).
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 18th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 2r).
Written in 8 lines per leaf.
2 leaves foliated 1-2, upper left and lower right verso.
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.
Colophon: iti matparamahaṃsaparivrājakācāryaśrīmacchaṃ[karācāryaviraci]taṃ lakṣmyāṣṭakastotraṃ saṃpurṇaṃ // śrī // (f. 2r).
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 1812 (UP 2497).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2497.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 2497
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
लक्ष्म्याष्टकस्तोत्र, 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: Forgiveness of sin
Subject: Hindu goddesses
Subject: Hindu hymns, Sanskrit
Subject: Hinduism
Geography: India
Author: Śaṅkarācārya attributed name
Page material: Paper