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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 2789 Indiraikādaśī / इन्दिरैकादशी
TitleIndiraikādaśī / इन्दिरैकादशी
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 2789
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9958374903503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Manuscript for private or public consultation and recitation for the performance and celebration of observances (vratas) and rites offered to the Hindu deity Viṣṇu (called Madhusūdana in the text). These rites are especially auspicious for the removal of great sins (mahāpāpa) and for fasting (upavāsa) during the month of Aśvin (September/October) on the eleventh day of the dark half of the month. Presented as a dialogue between the deity Kṛṣṇa and the legendary king Yudhiṣṭhira, the manuscript consists of 29 verses.
- Title supplied by cataloger.
- Written in 7 lines per leaf.
- 4 leaves foliated 1-3, , lower right verso.
- Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins.
- Non-Latin script record.
Extent1 item (4 leaves) : 12 x 24 cm
ColophonColophon: samāptaḥ (f. 4r).
- Rites and ceremonies--India
- Fasting--Religious aspects--Hinduism
- Forgiveness of sin--Hinduism
- Vishnu (Hindu deity)
- Manuals (instructional materials)
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century
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