Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Coll. 390 Śarabhakavaca
Call numberMs. Coll. 390
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 7067579
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Devotional work praising the god Śiva in his manifestation as the Śarabha beast (well known in Hindu mythology), as well as a manual containing protective mantras (kavaca) that function as a textual amulet and are employed in rites and prayers.
- Title from back title page (f. 10v).
- Written in 7-10 lines per leaf.
- 10 leaves foliated 1-10, upper left and lower right verso.
- Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins.
- Watermarks of a coat of arms.
Extent1 10 x 21 cm
- Hindu mantras
- Rites and ceremonies--India
- Devotional literature, Sanskrit
- Amulets (Hinduism)
- Manuals (instructional materials)
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century