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Śivasahasranāmāvalī, circa 1700-1850. = शिवसहस्रनामावली, १७००-१८५०.

Standardized Title:
Puranas. Padmapurāṇa. Uttarakhaṇḍa. Bilvakeśvaramāhātmya. Selections.
Other Title:
Śivasahasranāma.
Publication:
circa 1700-1850.
१७००-१८५०.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 item (30 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 20 cm.
Subjects:
Siva (Hindu deity).
Hindu mantras.
Devotional literature, Sanskrit.
Krishna (Hindu deity).
Mārkaṇḍeya (Hindu mythology).
Puja (Hinduism).
Form/Genre:
Poems.
Prayers.
Hymns.
Dialogues.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 19th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 18th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 19th century.
Language:
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Summary:
Series (āvali) of 101 names praising the Hindu deity Śiva, to be used in private or public devotion and worship (pūjā). Each name is preceded by the mantra om̐. Names are extracted from the last section (uttarabhāga) of the Padmapurāṇa, which is said to contain one thousand (sahasra) names of Śiva and said to be in the form of a dialogue between the deity Kṛṣṇa and the legendary figure Mārkaṇḍeya (f. 31r).
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 31r); alternate title Śivasahasranāma from front title page (f. 1r).
Written in 9 lines per leaf.
31 leaves foliated 1-31, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīpadmapurāṇe paṃcapaṃcāśatsahasnikāyāṃ saṃhitāyāṃ uttarabhāge bilvakeśvaramāhātmye śrīIkṛṣṇamārkaṃḍeyasaṃvāde dasārākhyasahasranāmāvalisamāptaṃ // 1 // (f. 31r).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout.
Non-Latin script record.
Cited in:
Listed in H. I. Poleman, Census of Indic Manuscripts in the United States and Canada (New Haven, Conn.: American Oriental Society, 1938), Poleman 1128 (UP 2240).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2240
Contained In:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 2240
OCLC:
793001237
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