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Navagrahamantra, circa 1700-1850. = नवग्रहमन्त्र, १७००-१८५०.

Publication:
circa 1700-1850.
१७००-१८५०.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 item (11 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 16 cm.
Subjects:
Planets -- Religious aspects -- Hinduism.
Hindu mantras.
Hinduism -- Rituals -- Texts.
Rites and ceremonies -- India.
Hindu astrology.
Form/Genre:
Manuals (instructional materials)
Treatises.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 19th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 18th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 19th century.
Language:
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Summary:
Collection of Vedic and other mantras (words or phrases of power) employed in rites and for recitation to praise and honor the nine planets (navagraha) in the Hindu astrological system and to enlist their power to remove challenges and obstacles from life. Lacks beginning.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 12v).
Written in 8-9 lines per leaf.
11 leaves foliated 2-12, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti navagrahamaṃtrasamāptāḥ // (f. 12v).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins.
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 3176 (UP 1388).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1388.
Contained In:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1388
OCLC:
909589253
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