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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 417 Vakratuṇḍamahāmantra / वक्रतुण्डमहामन्त्र

Title

Vakratuṇḍamahāmantra / वक्रतुण्डमहामन्त्र

Call number

Ms. Coll. 390 Item 417
(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 used in public and private meditation and prayer dedicated to the worship (pūjā) and veneration of the Hindu deity, the elephant-headed Gaṇeśa (named Vakratuṇḍa or the one with the curved trunk). Contains primarily a series of mantras related to this deity. The names Gaṇeśa and Śiva are written as abbreviations of a larger title of an unknown Purāṇic work, possibly the Gaṇeśapurāṇa. Lacks end and incorrectly titled "Aghoramantra" by Poleman using the explicit (f. 2v).

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Extent

1 item (2 leaves) : 10 x 18 cm

Support

Paper

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fol. 1r
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fol. 1v-2r
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fol. 2v
1918_0002.tif (34.6 MB)
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