Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Coll. 390 Rāmarakṣāstotra
Call numberMs. Coll. 390
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 7210019
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Manuscript is used primarily for private recitation and ritual directed towards the Hindu deity Rāma. Reciting the text is meant to produce a protective barrier over the devotee that will protect him or her from harm, thus functioning as a kind of prayer amulet or talisman.
- Title from colophon (f. 8r).
- Written in 7 lines per leaf.
- 8 leaves foliated 1-8, upper left and lower right verso.
- Dated saṃ[vat] 1962 (1905) (f. 8r).
- Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double red line.
Extent1 12 x 18 cm
ColophonColophon: iti śrībudhakauśikaviracitaṃ śrīrāmarakṣāstotraṃ sampūrṇam // (f. 8r).
- Hindu hymns, Sanskrit
- Devotional literature, Sanskrit
- Amulets (Hinduism)
- Rāma (Hindu deity)
- Prayers (documents)
- Hymns (documents)
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--20th century
- Manuscripts--India--20th century