Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Coll. 390 Hṛdaya
Call numberMs. Coll. 390
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 7016905
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Manuscript is used for public or private recitation or prayer and worship (pūjā) of the deity Śiva in his manifestation as Dakṣināmūrtiśiva. Presented as a dialogue between Śiva (as Īśvara) and Pārvatī. Text praises the god through mantras and verse and is from a larger work known as the Rudrayāmala, a work of Tantric Śaivism.
- Title from colophon (f. 3v); alternate title Śivahṛdayamantra from incipit (f. 1r); second alternate title from fourth and fifth line of text (f. 1r).
- Written in 8-9 lines per leaf.
- 3 leaves foliated 1-3, upper left and lower right verso.
- Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins.
Extent1 9 x 16 cm
ColophonColophon: iti śrīrudrayāmale iśvarapārvatīsaṃvāde dakṣiṇāmūrtiśivasya hṛdayaṃ samāptim agamat // śrīrastu // (f. 3v).
- Devotional literature, Sanskrit
- Hindu hymns, Sanskrit
- Siva (Hindu deity)
- Hindu mantras
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century