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Ṛṇakṣayastotra, circa 1700-1850. = ऋणक्षयस्तोत्र, १७००-१८५०.

Standardized Title:
Puranas. Bhaviṣyottarapurāṇa. Selections.
Other Title:
Ṛṇaharaṣaḍakṣaracintāmaṇistotra.
Ṛṇamokṣastotra.
Publication:
circa 1700-1850.
१७००-१८५०.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 item (1 leaf) : paper ; 9 x 22 cm.
Subjects:
Spiritual intelligence.
Wisdom -- Religious aspects.
Puja (Hinduism).
Hindu goddesses.
Gaṇeśa (Hindu deity).
Krishna (Hindu deity).
Sarasvatī (Hindu deity).
Devotional literature, Sanskrit.
Rites and ceremonies -- India.
Hindu mantras.
Form/Genre:
Prayers.
Hymns.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 19th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 18th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 19th century.
Language:
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Summary:
First part of manuscript is a text containing prayers and mantras recited in honor and worship (pūjā) of various Hindu deities such as the elephant-headed Gaṇeśa and Kṛṣṇa, in order to remove or liberate families and households from debt (ṛṇa). Second part of manuscript is a text containing prayers and mantras recited in honor of various Hindu goddess such as Bhāratī, Sarasvātī, Parvātī, and Śāradā, for increasing intelligence or wisdom (prajñā); text gives details of objects held by the goddesses such as a book, ceremonial grasses, a noose, and other things.
Contents:
(Part 1:) Ṛṇakṣayastotra
(Part 2:) Prajñāvardhanastotra.
Notes:
Scribe is Kṛṣṇa Dāḍekara (f. 1v).
Title from title incipit (f. 1r); alternate title of first part Ṛṇaharaṣaḍakṣaracintāmaṇistotra from colophon (f. 1r); second alternate title of first part Ṛṇamokṣastotra from native wrapping; title of second part Prajñāvardhanastotra from colophon (f. 1v).
Written in 9 lines per leaf.
1 leaves foliated.
Colophon: [iti śrīma]dbhaviṣyottarapurāṇe ṛṇaharaṣaḍakṣaraciṃtāmaṇistotraṃ saṃpūrṇam śrīṣṭagurubhyonamaḥ (f. 1r).
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 1241 and 1565 (UP 2181).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2181
Contributor:
Dāḍekara, Kṛṣṇa, scribe.
Contains:
Puranas. Skandapurāṇa.
Prajñāvardhanastotra.
Contained In:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 2181
OCLC:
796287335
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