Atharvaśīrṣa, circa 1700-1850. (Book, 1700) [WorldCat.org]
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अथर्वशीर्ष, १७००-१८५०.
Atharvaśīrṣa, circa 1700-1850.

Edition/Format:   Manuscript   Archival Material : Sanskrit
Publication:Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 2747
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 Atharvaveda. Manuscript is incomplete.
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Genre/Form: Manuscripts, Sanskrit
Manuscripts
manuals (instructional materials)
Treatises
Material Type: Manuscript, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Archival Material, Internet Resource
OCLC Number: 974706118
Language Note: In Sanskrit
Notes: Title from colophon (f. 3v).
Written in 9 lines per leaf.
2 leaves foliated 2-3, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: ity atharvaśīrṣaṃsamāptaṃ // (f. 3v).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; metrical accents in red.
Description: 1 item (2 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 24 cm.

Abstract:

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 Atharvaveda. Manuscript is incomplete.

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