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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 978 Gaṇeśatāpinī / गणेशतापिनी

Title

Gaṇeśatāpinī / गणेशतापिनी

Call number

Ms. Coll. 390 Item 978
(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

Manuscript is used for contemplation and study and is a Hindu philosophical treatise on the elephant-headed deity Gaṇeśa as the highest principle in the universe. Text aligns itself with the Atharvaveda. A second text, the Heraṃbopaniṣad, is also dedicated to and expounds on the nature of the deity Gaṇeśa. Heramba is typically a five-headed form of Gaṇeśa especially important in Tantric worship.

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Extent

1 item (10 leaves) : 13 x 22 cm

Support

Paper

Colophon

Colophon: iti hy atharvavede gaṇeśatāpinī samāptā // (f. 10r).

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