Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Coll. 390 Padapāṭha.
Call numberMs. Coll. 390
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 7067777
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Manuscript using the padapāṭha method of recitation, which presents the first four chapters of one version of the hymns of the Ṛgveda broken into individual words and without regard for saṃdhi rules that typically connect Sanskrit words. The hymns follow the order of chapters 1, 20, 33, and 47 of other editions of the text. The hymns are dedicated to Vedic gods such as Agni, Indra, and the Aśvin twins. The work also includes an unidentified commentary before each section of the Ṛgveda.
- Title from title abbreviations in margins; alternate title Rg̣vedapadapāṭha supplied by cataloger.
- Written in 7-9 lines per leaf.
- 69 leaves foliated 1-69, upper left and lower right verso.
- Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins in black and red; metrical accents in red; some vertical margins marked with triple red line; some folios treated with yellow turmeric powder.
Extent1 11 x 23 cm
ColophonColophon: iti caturtho 'dhyāyaḥ // padasaṃkhyā // 2575 // (f. 69).
- Hindu hymns, Sanskrit
- Indra (Hindu deity)
- Agni (Hindu deity)
- Aśvins (Hindu deities)
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century