Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Coll. 390 Hanumadāṣṭakastotra
Call numberMs. Coll. 390
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 5794406
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Short devotional text in praise (stotra) and worship (pūjā) of the monkey god Hanuman; used in public or private mediation and prayer. Employs mantras with repetitive syllables such as "taṃ taṃ taṃ," "daṃ daṃ daṃ," and "ruṃ ruṃ ruṃ" throughout.
- Manuscript uses paper stock bearing a watermark of a decorative palanquin with a figure inside on top of an elephant and an elephant rider; also includes a decorative watermark with indistinguishable, partial words.
- Title from colophon (f. 3v).
- Written in 7 lines per leaf.
- 3 leaves foliated 1-3, upper left and lower right verso.
- Double purple vertical lines mark margins; purple horizontal lines drawn for each line of text.
- Formerly housed with Item 413, Item 415, Item 416, and Item 417.
- Non-Latin script record.
Extent1 11 x 21 cm
ColophonColophon: iti śrīhanumadāṣṭakastotraṃ sampūrṇam // cha śrīrāma // (f. 3v).
- Hanumān (Hindu deity)
- Devotional literature, Sanskrit
- Puja (Hinduism)
- Hindu mantras
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century