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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1341 Rākṣoghnasūktavidhi / राक्षोघ्नसूक्तविधि

Title

Rākṣoghnasūktavidhi / राक्षोघ्नसूक्तविधि

Call number

Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1341
(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

Manual including rites, regulations and rules of dharma about the performance of a Vedic fire rite (homa) in order to celebrate the Destroyer of demons (Rākṣoghna), and protect the home from demons and other malevolent spirits. Work also contains Vedic hymns (sūkta) in praise of various Vedic gods to cause the destruction of demons. Manuscript was part of a larger compilation of Vedic rites and rituals.

Notes

Extent

1 item (5 leaves) : 10 x 21 cm

Support

Paper

Colophon

Colophon: iti rākṣoghnasūktavidhiḥ // (f. 5r)

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fol. 5v
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