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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1063 Atharvaśira / अथर्वशिर

Title

Atharvaśira
अथर्वशिर

Call number

Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1063
(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, study, and recitation, and is an early Hindu philosophical treatise that draws mantras and verses from the Atharvaveda in order to promote various Vedic deities, especially Rudra, a Vedic god known as the Howler, who later became identified with the Hindu deity Śiva.

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Extent

1 item (9 leaves) : 9 x 12 cm

Support

Paper

Colophon

Colophon: atharvaṇaśiraḥ sa[mā]ptaḥ // śrībhavānīśaṃkarārpaṇam astu // (f. 9r).

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