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Tithinirṇaya, 1741. = तिथिनिर्णय, १७४१.

Author/Creator:
Bhaṭṭojī Dīkṣita.
Publication:
1741.
१७४१.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 item (42 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 26 cm.
Subjects:
Hindu astronomy.
Mathematics -- India.
Form/Genre:
Treatises.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 18th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 18th century.
Language:
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Biography/History:
Lived in Maharashtra in the 17th century A.D. and is the son of Lakṣmīdharasūri (f. 41v).
Summary:
Treatise on Hindu astronomy (jyotiṣa) and mathematics, examining and considering the nature of a day (tithi) and how it should be calculated within broader cosmological systems.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 41v).
Written in 9-11 lines per leaf.
42 leaves foliated 1-41, [42], upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīpadavākyapramāṇajñaśrīlakṣmīdharasūreḥ sūnunā bhaṭṭojīdīkṣitena viracitas tithinirṇayaḥ samāptaḥ // narahariṇālikhitaṃ (f. 41v).
Dated saṃvat 1798 caitrasudi 7 (Friday, March 24, 1741) (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 single black line.
Scribe is Narahari Bhaṭṭa Śevaḍe (f. 1r and 41v), son of Raghunātha and Sarasvatī Śevaḍe.
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 4736 (UP 2417).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2417
Contributor:
Narahari Bhaṭṭa Śevaḍe, scribe.
Contained In:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 2417
OCLC:
802279731
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