Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Coll. 390 Mantrabhāgavata
- Nīlakaṇṭhabhaṭṭa, 17th cent
Call numberMs. Coll. 390
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 5253599
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Reading and commentary of the Bhāgavatapurāṇa employing verses taken and arranged from the Ṛgveda to reveal its hidden meaning; there are relatively few manuscripts of this text; this is one of three texts from a genre known as Mantrarahasyaprakāśikā by Nīlakaṇṭha. The text opens with commentary and the Vedic mantras are then surrounded by commentary throughout most of rest of the text (f. 5r-41r).
- Title from title page (f. 41v); alternate title Mantrabhāgavatavyākhyā from colophon (f. 41r).
- Written in 7-14 lines per leaf.
- 41 leaves foliated 1-41, lower right verso.
- Dated Saturday, June 4, 1785 (saṃvat 1842) (f. 41r).
- Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red; red accents on Vedic verses; double vertical margin lines on two folios (f. 1-2).
- Non-Latin script record.
Extent1 13 x 29 cm
ColophonColophon: iti śrīmat tad avāksapramāṇamaryādā dhuraṃdharacaturddharavaṃśāvataṃśagoviṃdasurisūnoḥ nīlakaṃṭhasya kṛtau svoddhaṭatamaṃtrabhāgavatavyākhyāyāṃ maṃtrarahasyaprakāśikāyāṃ madhurākāṃḍaścaturthaḥ // śrīsadāśivojavatisaṃvata 1842 vaiśākhakṛṣṇa 12 vāravudhaḥ śubhaṃbhavatu ghṛṇāśaṃkāspṛhālajjājigu[?]ācetipaṃcamī // kulaṃjāti tathāśīlaṃ aṣṭau pāśāḥ prakītitāḥ pāśavaddho bhavejīvaḥ pādāmuktasadāśivaḥ (f. 41r).
- Hindu mantras
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century