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Narasiṃhapurāṇa, circa 1700-1850. = नरसिंहपुराण, १७००-१८५०.

Publication:
circa 1700-1850.
१७००-१८५०.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 item (152 leaves) : paper ; 13 x 30 cm.
Contained In:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 2360
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Standardized Title:
Puranas. Narasiṃhapurāṇa.
Other Title:
Nṛsiṃhapurāṇa.
Lakṣmīnṛsiṃhapurāṇa.
Subjects:
Vishnu (Hindu deity).
Narasiṃha (Hindu deity).
Avatars (Religion).
Yama (Hindu deity).
Hindu mythology.
Devotional literature, Sanskrit.
Monsters -- India.
Hiraṇyakaśipu.
Form/Genre:
Poems.
Prayers.
Hymns.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 19th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 18th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 19th century.
Language:
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Summary:
Text praising the Hindu deity Viṣnu, especially his manifestation as the Man-Lion (Narasiṃha). Contains mythology especially related to the avatāras of Viṣṇu and or a number of related demons such as Hiraṇyakaśipu; there is also a version of the Yamagītā, a song dedicated to the Vedic god of death. There is a contents page/index (anukrama) at the end of the manuscript (f. 150r).
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 149v); alternate title Nṛsiṃhapurāṇa from folio abbreviations throughout, upper left verso; second alternate title Lakṣmīnṛsiṃhapurāṇa, from title page (f. 1r).
Written in 10-12 lines per leaf.
152 leaves foliated 1-128, 128, 128-150, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīnarasiṃhapurāṇe sūtabhāradvājādisaṃvāde sarvaduḥkhoharaṃśrīsamāpte narasiṃhapurāṇe śrīrastuḥ // śrīkalpāṇamastuḥ // śrīśubhaṃ bhavatuḥ // śrīḥ // chaḥ // śrīḥ // śrī // śrī // śrī /// śrī // śrī // śrī // śrī // śrī // śrī // (f. 149v).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double red line.
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 1083 (UP 2360).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2360
OCLC:
794176942