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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1980 Śarabhakavaca / शरभकवचस्तोत्र
TitleŚarabhakavaca / शरभकवचस्तोत्र
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 1980
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9970675793503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
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 item (10 leaves) : 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
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