Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Coll. 390 Lakṣmīnṛsṃhastotra
Call numberMs. Coll. 390
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 5750509
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Text praising a form of the Hindu deity Viṣṇu in his manifestation (avatāra) as the Man-lion (Nṛsiṃha) along with his wife and consort the goddess Lakṣmī. Text contains various mantras praising the god in various forms, employing the name Nṛsiṃha throughout, to be used in public and private recitation and prayer.
- Title from colophon (f. 2v).
- Written in 11-14 lines per leaf.
- 2 leaves foliated 1-2, upper left and lower right verso.
- Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; verse numbers highlighted in red throughout. Written in two distinct hands.
- Non-Latin script record.
Extent1 10 x 17 cm
ColophonColophon: iti brahmāṃḍapurāṇe praḍ[?]ādaproktaṃ lakṣmīnṛsiṃhastotraṃ saṃpūrṇaṃ // cha lakṣm̄nṛsiṃhārpaṇamastu // cha cha (f. 2v).
- Hindu goddesses
- Vishnu (Hindu deity)
- Narasiṃha (Hindu deity)
- Devotional literature, Sanskrit
- Hindu mantras
- Avatars (Religion)
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century