Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Coll. 390 Varadagaṇeśasahasranāmastotra
Call numberMs. Coll. 390
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 7039130
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Text praising one thousand names of the Hindu deity Gaṇeśa in the form of Varadagaṇeśa (boon-granting Gaṇeśa), possibly connected to the Varadvinayak pilgrimage center in Maharashtra. Work is to be used in private or public devotion and worship (pūjā). Part of a larger Śaiva work on Tantra, the Rudrayāmalatantra.
- Title from colophon (f. 15r); alternate title Gaṇeśasahasranāmastotra from title page (f. 1r).
- Written in 7 lines per leaf.
- 15 leaves foliated 1-15, upper left and lower right verso.
- Dated śaka 1674 (1752) (f. 15r).
- Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; vertical margins marked with quadruple red line as well as decorative designs in black and red ink; some folios are treated with a blue wash mixed with a metallic powder.
Extent1 9 x 14 cm
ColophonColophon: iti śrudrayāmalataṃtre mahārahasye śrīvaradagaṇeśasahasranāmastotraṃ saṃpūrṇaṃ // (f. 15r).
- Hinduism--Prayers and devotions--Early works to 1800
- Devotional literature, Sanskrit--Early works to 1800
- Gaṇeśa (Hindu deity)--Early works to 1800
- Śaivism--Early works to 1800
- Tantrism--Early works to 1800
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- fol. 1r — Decorative borders throughout, f. 1r to f. 15v
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Decoration: Decorative borders throughout, f. 1r to f. 15v