Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Coll. 390 Dakṣiṇāmūrtipañjara
Call numberMs. Coll. 390
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 5822535
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Small manuscript for personal use, recitation, prayer, and observances (vrata), dedicated to the veneration and worship (pūjā) of Dakṣiṇāmūrti, a form of the Hindu deity Śiva. Benefits such as the removal of debt and ignorance as well as the propagation of one's family are named. Presented as a dialogue between Skanda (named Guha) and the legendary sage Nārada. Text ends after colophon with a short praise of Śiva Dakṣiṇāmūrti in three verses.
- Title from colophon (f. 2v).
- Written in 17-18 lines per leaf.
- 2 leaves foliated 1-2, lower right verso.
- Mistakes crossed or blacked out; one addition in margin. Title written in second hand at end of manuscript (f. 2v).
- Non-Latin script record.
Extent1 10 x 15 cm
ColophonColophon: iti śrīskaṃde mahāpurāṇe guhanāradasaṃvāde dakṣiṇāmūrti paṃjaraṃ aṣṭāṣītimodhyāyaḥ // (f. 2v).
- Siva (Hindu deity)
- Devotional literature, Sanskrit
- Rites and ceremonies--India
- Debt--India--Religious aspects
- Manuals (instructional materials)
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century