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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 2183 Gītāmāhātmya / गीतामाहात्म्य

Title

Gītāmāhātmya / गीतामाहात्म्य

Call number

Ms. Coll. 390 Item 2183
(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

Small manuscript for use in public or private meditation and prayer. Dedicated to praising the importance of the well-known Hindu work the Bhagavadgītā as a sacred work and expounding on the merits of its recitation, comparing it to visiting various sacred pilgrimage sites (tīrtha). Presented as a dialogue between the wild boar form of Viṣṇu called Varāha and the goddess earth, Pṛthivī. Ends with Vedic mantras.

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Extent

1 item (2 leaves) : 11 x 21 cm

Support

Paper

Colophon

Colophon: iti śrīvarāhapurāṇe śrībhagavatpṛthivīsaṃvāde gītāmahātmyaṃ saṃpūrṇaṃ // kecij jīvāḥ kāmyamānāḥ kecitkarmavaśānugāḥ // bhuṃjaṃtumamacochiṣṭhaṃśeṣaṃpātrāt bahikṣipet // r[au]rave pūyanilaye padmārbudanivāsināṃ // arthinām udakaṃ dattam akṣaiyam upatiṣṭhatu // samāptaḥ // (f. 2r).

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fol. 1r
3918_0000.tif (40.6 MB)
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fol. 1v-2r
3918_0001.tif (75.3 MB)
3918_0001_thumb.jpg (9.0 KB)
3918_0001_web.jpg (571.0 KB)

fol. 2v
3918_0002.tif (40.6 MB)
3918_0002_thumb.jpg (5.6 KB)
3918_0002_web.jpg (325.1 KB)