Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Coll. 390 Ādityahṛdaya
Call numberMs. Coll. 390
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 5402806
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Prayer to the Sun god (Āditya) invoked by the sage Agastya on the battle field for the purpose of resuscitating king Rāma prior to his battle with and eventual victory over the demon Rāvaṇa; this chapter circulated primarily in South India and was not included in the critical edition of that work (Goldman and Sutherland 1984-1996); manuscript identifies itself with 108th chapter (ṣaṣṭottaraśata adhyāya) of the Yuddhakaṇḍa from the epic poem the Rāmāyaṇa in the colophon (f. 5r).
- Title from fourth verse of text (f. 1v); alternate title Ṣaṣṭottaraśata adhyāya from back title page (f. 6v).
- Written in 11 lines per leaf.
- 6 leaves foliated 1-5, [i], upper left and lower right recto.
- Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; text only written on recto of each leaf except final title (f. 6v).
- Non-Latin script record.
Extent1 13 x 18 cm
ColophonColophon: ity ārṣe śrīmadrāmāyaṇe vālmīkīye ādikāvye yuddhakāṃḍe ṣaṣṭottaraśatatamaḥ sargaḥ śrīsītārāmacaṃdrārpaṇamastu śrīrastu // (f. 5r).
- Epic literature, Sanskrit
- Āditya (Hindu deity)
- Rāma (Hindu deity)
- Rāvaṇa (Hindu mythology)
- Hinduism--Prayers and devotions
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century