Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Coll. 390 Sarasvatīstotra
Call numberMs. Coll. 390
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 7016206
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
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.
- Title from colophon (f. 8v).
- Written in 10-12 lines per leaf.
- 8 leaves foliated 1-8, upper left and lower right verso.
- Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; some significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in purple ink.
Extent1 12 x 14 cm
ColophonColophon: ity āśvalāyanaproktaṃ sarasvatiḥ stotraṃ saṃpū[r]ṇaṃ (f. 8v).
- Devotional literature, Sanskrit
- Hindu hymns, Sanskrit
- Sarasvatī (Hindu deity)
- Rivers--Religious aspects--Hinduism
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century