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Jñānāmṛtaśrāvaṇīmantra, circa 1700-1850. = ज्ञानामृतश्रावणीमन्त्र, १७००-१८५०.

Standardized Title:
Puranas. Skandapurāṇa. Selections.
Other Title:
Prajñāvardhanastotra.
Publication:
circa 1700-1850.
१७००-१८५०.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 item (1 leaf) : paper ; 11 x 19 cm.
Subjects:
Sarasvatī (Hindu deity).
Durgā (Hindu deity).
Hindu mantras.
Devotional literature, Sanskrit.
Hindu goddesses.
Recitations -- Religious aspects.
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:
Small manuscript for personal use in recitation. The first part includes mantras for use during the performance of rites dedicated to the Hindu goddess (such as Jagaddhātrī a form of Dūrgā), the knowledge of which is said to remove confusion. Includes the mantras "glāṃ bījaṃ glīṃ śaktiḥ glūṃ kīlakaṃ." The second part of the manuscript includes a set of mantras employed in celebration of the goddess Sārasvatī.
Contents:
(Part 1:) Jñānāmṛtaśrāvaṇīmantra
(Part 2:) Prajñāvardhanastotra.
Notes:
Title from incipit (f. 1r).
Written in 1 lines per leaf.
1 leaf foliated 1, upper left verso.
Colophon: iti skaṃdapu[rā]ṇoktaprajñāvardhanastotraṃ saṃ (f. 1v).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; verses indicated with red daṇḍas.
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 3172 and 1565 (UP 2217).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2217
Contained In:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 2217
OCLC:
809542644
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