Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Coll. 390 Veṇīstotra
Call numberMs. Coll. 390
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 5746191
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Narrated by Śeṣa, celebrated mythological thousand-headed serpent connected to the deity Viṣṇu. Reciting this praise of the three rivers (triveṇī) where pilgrims go to bathe in the city of Prayāga (modern day Allahabad) is said to liberate the reader or hearer from sin (pāpa).
- Title from colophon (f. 4r).
- Written in 8 lines per leaf.
- 4 leaves foliated , 2-3, , upper left and lower right verso.
- Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout.
- Non-Latin script record.
Extent1 16 x 25 cm
ColophonColophon: iti śrīpadmapurāṇāṃ targataveṇīstotraṃ samāptaṃ // (f. 4r)).
- Devotional literature, Sanskrit
- Vishnu (Hindu deity)
- Hindu pilgrims and pilgrimages--India
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century