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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1109 Kālāgnirudropaniṣad / कालाग्निरुद्रोपनिषद्
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 1109
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9963242603503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Manuscript is used for contemplation, study, consultation and recitation and is a mytho-poetic ritual manual presenting instruction for ritually putting ash on the body; presented in the form of a dialogue between the son of the Hindu deity Śiva, Sanatkumāra (known also as Skanda or Kārttikeya), and Kālāgnirudra, a form of Śiva.
- Title from title page (f. 1r).
- Written in 9 lines per leaf.
- 3 leaves foliated 1-3, upper left and lower right verso.
- Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; verse dividers and metrical accents highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with triple red line.
- Machine made paper with a watermark bearing some kind of crest (f. 3).
Extent1 item (3 leaves) : 9 x 21 cm
- Rites and ceremonies--India
- Hindu mythology
- Kārttikeya (Hindu deity)
- Siva (Hindu deity)
- Manuals (instructional materials)
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century
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