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Veṅkaṭeśa aṣṭottaraśatanāma, circa 1700-1850. = वेङ्कटेश अष्टोत्तरशतनाम, १७००-१८५०.

Standardized Title:
Puranas. Varāhapurāṇa. Selections.
Publication:
circa 1700-1850.
१७००-१८५०.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 item (3 leaves) : paper ; 6.6 x 4 cm.
Subjects:
Veṅkaṭeśvara (Hindu deity)
Vishnu (Hindu deity)
Varāha (Hindu deity)
Hindu goddesses.
Devotional literature, Sanskrit.
Puja (Hinduism)
Hindu pilgrims and pilgrimages.
Tirupati (India)
Form/Genre:
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 19th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 18th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 19th century.
Poems.
Prayers.
Hymns.
Language:
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī).
Summary:
Small manuscript likely for private meditation and prayer celebrating 108 names of the Hindu deity Veṅkaṭeśa, a South Indian form of the deity Viṣṇu, located on the mountain Tirupati, a sacred pilgrimage site in Tamil Nadu.
Notes:
Title supplied by cataloger.
Written in 9 lines per leaf.
Significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double 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 1442 (UP 598).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 598.
Contained In:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 598
OCLC:
1049573637
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