Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI

Ms. Coll. 390 Item 2756 Pauṣakṛṣṇaikādaśī / पौषशुक्लैकादशी

Title

Pauṣakṛṣṇaikādaśī / पौषशुक्लैकादशी

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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 2756
(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

Text praising the dark half (kṛṣṇapakṣa) of the month of the full moon, Pauṣa (December-January), along with the positive results derived from the rites and ceremonies (vrata) performed during that period, especially the giving of sons (putradā). Some of the text is taken up with a discussion of Pauṣaśuklaikādaśī (bright half of the month of Pauṣa) and the colophon refers to the text by this title. Presented as a conversation between the legendary king Yudhiṣṭhira and the Hindu deity Kṛṣṇa who instructs the former on how to perform certain observances, such proper bathing rites.

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Extent

1 item (4 leaves) : 11 x 28 cm

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Paper

Colophon

Colophon: iti śrībramāṃḍapurāṇe pauṣaśukla ekādaśīputradānāmamāhātmyaṃ // saṃ // pu // rṇaṃ // kā[ś]Ināthadhādekaralikhitaṃ svārthayarārthaṃ pauṣaśukla ekādaśīsāṃpurṇa[ṃ] // (f. 4r).

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fol. 1r
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fol. 1v-2r
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fol. 2v-3r
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fol. 3v-4r
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fol. 4v
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