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Koṣṭhakacintāmaṇi, 1797. = कोष्ठचिन्तामणि, १७९७.

Publication:
1797.
१७९७.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 item (12 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 25 cm.
Subjects:
Hindu astrology -- Early works to 1800.
Hindu astronomy -- Early works to 1800.
Divination -- India -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Manuals (instructional materials)
Tables (documents)
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 18th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 18th century.
Language:
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Summary:
Collection of tables (koṣṭhaka) functioning as a manual for calculating planetary movements and their joining into different astrological houses for the purpose of predicting and determining future events in a person's life.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 12v).
Written in 14-16 lines per leaf.
12 leaves foliated 1-12, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti sūryamahānakṣatrakoṣṭhakāri saṃkramaṇakoṣṭhakāni vasamāptāni saṃ(vat) 1854 vai - śru - 3 śanaulicīre śvaramahāta 9 (f. 12v).
Dated saṃvat 1854 (1797) (f. 12v).
Mistakes covered in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant numbers in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double red line; tables marked with single red lines.
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 4814 (UP 1859).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1859.
Contained In:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1859
OCLC:
946659241
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