Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Coll. 390 Pāpamocany ekādaśīmāhātmya
Call numberMs. Coll. 390
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 5779294
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Observance dedicated to the Hindu deity Viṣṇu during the month of Caitra (March-April) performed for the removal of sins (pāpamocana). Presented as a conversation between the Hindu deity Kṛṣṇa and the legendary king Yudhiṣṭhira and between legendary king Māndhata and the legendary sage (ṛṣi) Lomaśa. Lomaśa relates the legend about the powerful sage Medhāvī and the curse he bestows on the celestial dancing girl Mañjughoṣā followed by the remedy for the curse. Middle section is missing from the manuscript.
- Title from colophon (f. 4r).
- Written in 8 lines per leaf.
- 2 leaves foliated 1, 4, upper left and lower right verso.
- Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double red line.
- Non-Latin script record.
Extent1 29 x 9 cm
ColophonColophon: iti śrībhaviṣyottarapurāṇe caitrakṛṣṇapakṣe pāpamocanyekādaśīmāhātmyaṃ saṃāptam // śrīkṛṣṇāyanamaḥ // (f. 4v).
- Krishna (Hindu deity)
- Yudhiṣṭhira (Hindu mythology)
- Hindu mythology
- Blessing and cursing--India
- Rites and ceremonies--India
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century