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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 2803 Nṛsiṃhakavaca / नृसिंहकवच

Title

Nṛsiṃhakavaca / नृसिंहकवच

Call number

Ms. Coll. 390 Item 2803
(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

Ritual text for recitation, employing mantras used in the veneration and worship of the Hindu deity Nṛsiṃha (also called Narasiṃha, the man-lion avatāra of Viṣṇu). Mantras are recited and symbolically placed on different parts of the body and functions as a kind of amulet, giving symbolic protection to the devotee and bringing them prosperity. Presented as a discourse between the legendary sages Nārada and Agasti.

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Extent

1 item (7 leaves) : 11 x 24 cm

Support

Paper

Colophon

Colophon: iti śrībrahmāṃḍapurāṇe nārad[ā]gastisaṃvāde prahlādaproktaṃ nṛsiṃhakavacaṃ saṃpūrṇaṃ // śrīnṛsiṃhārpaṇam astu śrīsāṃbasadāśivārpaṇam astu / śrīkṛṣṇārpaṇam astu // śrīyogīśvaraprasanna // aviramadatulanivahaṃsaṃbhramaravilānīkasevitakepo[laṃ] / abhimataphaladātāraṃ kāmeśaṃ gaṇapatiṃ vaṃde // 1 // śrīrāmacaṃdrārpaṇamastu // cha // (f. 7v).

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fol. 1r
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fol. 1v-2r
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fol. 3v-4r
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fol. 4v-5r
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fol. 5v-6r
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fol. 6v-7r
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fol. 7v
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