Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Coll. 390 Item 2036 Śrīsūkta / श्रीसूक्त
TitleŚrīsūkta / श्रीसूक्त
Other related names
- Sahasrabuddha, Viṣṇuśāstri, scribe
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 2036
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9970784073503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Hymn praising Lakṣmī (known as Śrī), the goddess of wealth. Part of a group of texts appended to the Ṛgveda known as the khila (filling in gaps and considered apocryphal), not found in the original text but thought to be very early.
- Title from colophon (f. 4v).
- Written in 7-9 lines per leaf.
- 4 leaves foliated 1-4, upper left and lower right verso.
- Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; metrical accents in red throughout for recitation.
- Scribe is Viṣṇuśāstri Sahasrabuddha, son of Vināyaka Sahasrabuddha (f. 4v).
- Watermarks of a coat of arms with a partial name including the letters M, O, and possibly C or G.
Extent1 item (4 leaves) : 11 x 15 cm
ColophonColophon: it[i] zrī śrīsūkta saṃpūrṇam astu // (f. 4v).
- Devotional literature, Sanskrit
- Hindu hymns, Sanskrit
- Lakshmi (Hindu deity)
- Hymns (documents)
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century
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