Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Coll. 390 Pavamāna
Call numberMs. Coll. 390
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 7082153
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Hymns from the Ṛgveda dedicated to the deity and drug Soma and employed in an ancillary work (vedāṅga). The Pavamāna, an agent of purification, is a collection of hymns often recited on fasting days associated with the Ekādaśī (eleventh day of a fortnight).
- Title from title abbreviations in margins; alternate title Pavamānapañcasūktasahita from end title page (f. 30v).
- Written in 8-10 lines per leaf.
- 30 leaves foliated 1-30, upper left and lower right verso.
- Dated śaka 1766 (1844).
- Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; Vedic metrical accents in red throughout for recitation.
Extent1 11 x 24 cm
ColophonColophon: iti pavamānaṃ samāptaṃ // (f. 30r).
- Fasting--Religious aspects--Hinduism
- Soma (Hindu deity)
- Hindu hymns, Sanskrit
- Hymns (documents)
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century