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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 963 Sūryātharvaśīrṣa / सूर्याथर्वशीर्ष

Title

Sūryātharvaśīrṣa / सूर्याथर्वशीर्ष

Call number

Ms. Coll. 390 Item 963
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)

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Publisher

University of Pennsylvania

Language

In Sanskrit

Summary

Manuscript is used for contemplation and study and is a quasi-philosophical Vedic treatise promoting the Sun (Sūrya) as one of the highest beings in the universe and the only deity visible to the naked eye; commonly employed in rites and ceremonies and morning prayer. Verses likely drawn from the Atharva Veda.

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Extent

1 item (3 leaves) : 10 x 15 cm

Support

Paper

Colophon

Colophon: iti sūryātharvaśīrṣasamāptaḥ // śake 1678 durmukhanāmasavaschareśrāvaṇaśu // 7 navami samáptaḥ // (f. 3v).

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fol. 1v-2r
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fol. 2v-3r
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fol. 3v
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