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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1374 Mṛtyuñjayavidhāna / मृत्युञ्जयविधान
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 1374
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9964092433503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Manual including rules and laws for rites and ceremonies, especially the recitation of mantras, with the purpose of avoiding untimely death and other calamities that might befall someone in life. Lord Tryaṃbaka, three-eyed Śiva, is the main deity mentioned in the text. Brief text at the end of manuscript on making hand signs (mudra).
- Title from end title page (f. 16v); title of second work Mudrālakṣaṇa from final colophon (f. 16r).
- Written in 9-10 lines per leaf.
- 16 leaves foliated 1-16, upper left and lower right verso.
- Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins.
- Watermarks of a coat of arms with a crown.
Extent1 item (16 leaves) : 10 x 21 cm
ColophonColophon: iti ṣaṇmudrāpradarśayet // (f. 16r).
- Siva (Hindu deity)
- Rites and ceremonies--India
- Hindu mantras
- Hindu law
- Manuals (instructional materials)
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century
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