Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Coll. 390 Sumukhīmātaṃgīkavaca
Call numberMs. Coll. 390
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 5937040
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Manuscript is for private tantric rituals and prayers, with the use of mantras, for the purpose of creating a protective body of symbolic armor (functioning as a kind of amulet) to protect the devotee from various misfortunes and honor Śiva and the Great Goddess through worship (pūjā). Presented as discourses between the Hindu deity Śiva and his consort, the goddess Pārvatī.
- Title from internal colophon (f. 5r); section title Laghumātaṅgīkavaca from final colophon (f. 5v).
- Written in 12-13 lines per leaf.
- 5 leaves foliated 1-5, upper left and lower right verso.
- Colophon (Part 1): iti śrīrudrayāmale sumukhīmātaṃgīkavacaṃ saṃpūrṇaṃ // saṃvat 1764 phālguṇavadī 11 śanai likhītaṃ kāśāṃ śrīsum[ukhye] pitāṃ // (f. 5r).
- Dated saṃvat 1764 phālguṇavadī 11 (Saturday, March 3, 1708) (f. 5v).
- Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double black and some red lines.
Extent1 9 x 20 cm
ColophonColophon (Part 1): iti śrīrudrayāmale sumukhīmātaṃgīkavacaṃ saṃpūrṇaṃ // saṃvat 1764 phālguṇavadī 11 śanai likhītaṃ kāśāṃ śrīsum[ukhye] pitāṃ // (f. 5r).
- Amulets (Hinduism)
- Devotional literature, Sanskrit
- Hinduism--Prayers and devotions
- Siva (Hindu deity)
- Parvati (Hindu deity)
- Puja (Hinduism)
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century