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[Manual of astrology and divination,

Title: [Manual of astrology and divination, ca. 1900]
Variant Title: Mongolian book of astrology
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Description: 18 leaves : col. ill. ; 11.0 x 35.5 cm.
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Language: tib
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MeSH Subjects: Astrology
Medicine, East Asian Traditional
Notes: Manual of astrology and divination, illustrated, without title. The illustrations are astrological tables, divination plots, and coloured illustrations of the planetary god Rahu the Devourer, the garuda wheel (bya-byung-gi-’khor-lo), the wheel of 8 vases (chu-brtag-bum-brgyad-’khor-lo), the lotus wheel (padma’i-’khor-lo), the mda’-gzhu’i-’khor-lo, the lions’ wheel (sen-ge’i-’khor-lo), the tortoise wheel (rus-sbal-gyi-’khor-lo), the spren-pa’i-’khor-lo, the klu’i-’khor-lo, gyul-rma-brtag-pì‚-’khor-lo and the gdugs-kyi-’khor-lo. In the text reference is made to the course of the planets Jupiter (phur-bu), Saturnus (spen-pa), Mars (mig-dmar) and Rahu.
Written area 90 x 280 mm, thin paper, soiled, edges frayed. Text in non-calligraphic dbu-can and sometimes dbu-med script, in red frame. Foliation in irregular dbu-med words, probably incomplete.
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NLM Unique ID: 101292769
Other ID Numbers: (OCoLC)82199855


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