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Saundaryalaharīstotra, circa 1650-1800. = सौन्दर्यलहरीस्तोत्र, १६५०-१८००.

Author/Creator:
Śaṅkarācārya attributed name.
Standardized Title:
Saundaryalaharī
Publication:
circa 1650-1800.
१६५०-१८००.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 item (13 leaves) : paper ; 10 x 23 cm.
Subjects:
Devotional literature, Sanskrit.
Hindu hymns, Sanskrit.
Shaktism.
Siva (Hindu deity).
Vishnu (Hindu deity).
Hariharanātha (Hindu deity).
Rites and ceremonies -- India.
Tantrism.
Form/Genre:
Poems.
Hymns.
Prayers.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 17th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 18th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 17th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 18th century.
Language:
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Biography/History:
Text is attributed to the eighth-century Vedanta philosopher Śaṅkarācārya. Some scholars hold that many examples of such hymns (stotras) are falsely attributed to this figure.
Summary:
Manuscript used as an aid in public or private recitation and prayer, as well as rites of worship in praise and honor of the Hindu deity Śiva and others. Contains Tantric references to Śiva's energetic counterpart Śakti as well as to Śiva's amalgamated form with the god Viṣṇu called Harihara.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 13v).
Written in 8-10 lines per leaf.
13 leaves foliated 1-13, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrIśaṃkarācāryaviracitaṃ sauṃdaryyalaharīstotraṃ saṃpūrṇaṃ samāptaṃ / (f. 13v).
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.
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 4106 (UP 581).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 581
Contained In:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 581
OCLC:
857913388
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