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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.
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Biographical / Organizational History:
Attributed to Śaṅkarācārya, but likely written by one of his followers.
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.
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.
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