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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2497 - Śaṅkarācārya attributed name - Lakṣmyāṣṭakastotra
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Śaṅkarācārya attributed name.
Lakṣmyāṣṭakastotra, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (2 leaves) : paper ; 8 x 15 cm.
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.
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).
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