[INDOLOGY] Meaning of dot over numerals

Madhav Deshpande mmdesh at umich.edu
Tue Apr 2 00:40:39 UTC 2024

Dear Harry,

     In all likelihood, this is a sign for the letter ॐ.


Madhav M. Deshpande
Professor Emeritus, Sanskrit and Linguistics
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Senior Fellow, Oxford Center for Hindu Studies
Adjunct Professor, National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore, India

[Residence: Campbell, California, USA]

On Mon, Apr 1, 2024 at 5:33 PM Harry Spier via INDOLOGY <
indology at list.indology.info> wrote:

> Dear list members,
> I've attached a pdf of folio 6a of śrīvidyānityapaddhatiḥ by Sahib Kaul.
> On In that folio there are multiple occurrences of what looks to me like
> the numeral four with a dot over top.
> Can anyone tell me what these are, some kind of repetition symbol?
> The entire manuscript can be downloaded from archive.org at:
> https://archive.org/download/ShriVidyaNityaPaddhatiOfSahibKaulAlm27Shlf260531673KDevanagariTantra/Shri%20Vidya%20Nitya%20Paddhati%20of%20Sahib%20Kaul_Alm_27_shlf_2_6053_1673_K_Devanagari%20-%20Tantra.pdf
> Harry Spier
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