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Devīmāhātmya, circa 1700-1850. = देवीमाहात्म्य, १७००-१८५०.

Publication:
circa 1700-1850.
१७००-१८५०.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 item (107 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 17 cm.
Contained In:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 368
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Subjects:
Hindu goddesses.
Devotional literature, Sanskrit.
Hindu mythology.
Hindu cosmology.
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 form of the Hindu goddess known as Devī during the eighth phase or age of the cosmic cycles and related to Sāvarṇika Manu, name of the eighth primordial human according to Hindu mythology. To be used in public or private recitation or prayer. Manuscript lacks a beginning.
Notes:
Title colophon (f. 120v).
Written in 7 lines per leaf.
107 leaves foliated 13-14, 16-114, 116-119, [120-121], lower right verso.
Colophon: iti mārkaṃḍeyapurāṇe sāvarṇike manvaṃtare devīmahātmya mūrtirahasyasomaśoḍaṣo 'dhyāyaḥ // 16 // cha // śrībhavāṇirpanam astu // śrīdevīrpaṇam astu // śrījagadaṃbārpaṇa[?] śake 1726 raktākṣināmasa[ṃ]vatsa[re] (f. 120v-121r).
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.
Penn Provenance:
Notes on former owners or sellers.
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 1413 (UP 368).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 368
OCLC:
798931986