[South Indian Sanskrit MS 029, Whish MS 28] Mahāgaṇeśa-mantrapaddhati
Creator – Gīrvāṇendra
Text consists of fragments of the Mahāgaṇeśa-Mantrapaddhati by Gīrvāṇendra, the pupil of Viśveśvara. Viśveśvara was a pupil of Amarendra Yadi [sic], Amarendra Yadi a pupil of Gīrvāṇendra Yogin.
Winternitz notes that one half of f.72 is lost. f.69 is damaged, and an odd half folio found in this volume does not belong to this MS.
Text begins: śrīmahāgaṇapataye namaḥ | Amarendra-yadiś śiṣyo Gīrvāṇendrasya Yoginaḥ | tasya Viśveśvaraś śiṣyo Gīrvāṇendroham asya tu | śiṣyo mahāgaṇeśasya vakṣye śrīmantrapaddhatim | etān diṣṭyā [dṛṣṭyā? dṛṣṭvā-khilān?] khilās santas santuṣṭās santu santatam | prathamaṃ śrīmahāgaṇapate(r) nyāsavidhāna(ṃ) likhyate | atha punar ācamya | guruḥ | prāgvandano viṣṭare(read -ro)paviṣṭas san ityādi granthārtthotra likhyate etc.
The last 3 lines: mūlāgnaye yavāgra(ṃ) syāt annāyānnan tu pāyasam | balāya tilatailaṃ syāt sārasvatāya mākṣikam | taṇḍulan dhāraṇāya syāt medhāyai tv ikṣukhaṇḍakam | dadhi puṣṭyai sthirāyāmbhaḥ prītaye kadaḻīphalam | āpūpaṃ vaśyakā Here the MS breaks off.
South Indian Sanskrit / Whish Manuscript Collection.
See ’A catalogue of South Indian Sanskrit manuscripts (especially those of the Whish Collection) belonging to the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland’ by M. Winternitz, with an appendix by F. W. Thomas (London: RAS, 1902) p.35-36. Go to http://tinyurl.com/j3tkdwj for a digital copy of this catalogue.
J. L. Whish, gift of MSS collected by his brother C. M. Whish, July 1836.
Text in Sanskrit; Grantha script.