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Dvādaśastotra, circa 1700-1850. = द्वादशस्तोत्र, १७००-१८५०.

Author/Creator:
Madhva, active 13th century.
Publication:
circa 1700-1850.
१७००-१८५०.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 item (18 leaves) : paper ; 9 x 18 cm.
Subjects:
Hindu hymns, Sanskrit.
Devotional literature, Sanskrit.
Krishna (Hindu deity).
Vishnu (Hindu deity).
Avatars (Religion).
Forgiveness of sin -- Hinduism.
Hindu mythology.
Demonology -- India.
Form/Genre:
Poems.
Prayers (documents)
Hymns (documents)
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 19th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 18th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 19th century.
Language:
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Biography/History:
Referred to as Ānandatīrtha, one of his other names, in the colophon of manuscript (f. 17v); well known Vedanta philosopher and Sanskrit commentator.
Summary:
Manuscript is employed for study or recitation and contains references to and praise of the Hindu deity Kṛṣṇa as well as other avatāras or manifestations of the god Viṣṇu and discusses their various exploits, such as the defeat of demons. Reciting the hymns (stotras) is said to remove one's accumulated sins. Manuscript is divided into twelve different short hymns dedicated to different forms of Viṣṇu.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 17v-18r).
Written in 7 lines per leaf.
18 leaves foliated 1-18, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīmadānaṃdatīrthabhagavatyādācāryaviracite [//] śrīma[d]dvādaśastotre dvādaśodhyāyaḥ // 12 // idaṃ pustakaṃ rudraṃ bhaṭasūtena balirāmamulena likhItaṃ svārthaṃ paropakārārthaṃ // tat sat kṛṣṇārpaṇam astu // (f. 18r).
Mistakes blacked out.
Some folios are on blue, European stock of paper with an undetermined watermark.
Scribe is Balirāmamula son of Rudraṃ Bhaṭa (f. 18r).
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 3891 (UP 385).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 385
Contributor:
Balirāmamula (Son of Rudraṃ Bhaṭa), scribe.
Contained In:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 385
OCLC:
837705179
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