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Sarasvatīstotra, circa 1700-1850. = सरस्वतीस्तोत्र, १७००-१८५०.

Author/Creator:
Āśvalāyana, attributed name.
Publication:
circa 1700-1850.
१७००-१८५०.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 item (8 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 14 cm.
Contained In:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1977
Status/Location:
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Subjects:
Vedas -- Recitation.
Devotional literature, Sanskrit.
Hindu hymns, Sanskrit.
Sarasvatī (Hindu deity).
Rivers -- Religious aspects -- Hinduism.
Form/Genre:
Prayers.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 19th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 18th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 19th century.
Language:
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Summary:
Manuscript used for private or public recitation and prayer in praise of the river Sarasvatī personified by the Hindu goddess of the same name. Includes some Vedic verses and is accented in red for recitation. The work is attributed to and presented in the voice of the ancient sage Aśvalāyana.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 8v).
Written in 10-12 lines per leaf.
8 leaves foliated 1-8, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: ity āśvalāyanaproktaṃ sarasvatiḥ stotraṃ saṃpū[r]ṇaṃ (f. 8v).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; some significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in purple ink.
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 1682 (UP 1977).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1977.
OCLC:
952051381