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Ms. Coll. 390 Śītalāstotra

Title

Śītalāstotra

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Ms. Coll. 390
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)

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The University of Pennsylvania Libraries

Language

In Sanskrit

Summary

Small manuscript for private use, recitation, and prayers dedicated to the worship (pūjā) of the Hindu goddess of smallpox and diseases Śītalā, who is described as riding atop a donkey. Text relates a mythic encounter between the goddess and the deity Śiva and his praise (stotra) of her. Narrated by the deity Skanda.

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1 12 x 15 cm

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Paper

Colophon

Colophon: iti śrīskaṃdapurāṇe vasīṣṭaprārtikasaṃvāde śītalāstotraṃ saṃpurṇaṃ śubhaṃ vatu // mīvaiśākhaśukla 15 śake 1779 saṃvat 1914 śuklanāma idaṃ pustakaṃ sahastrabudhyupanāmakasya (f. 3v).

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