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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1407 Maṅgalāgaurīvratakathā / मङ्गलागौरीव्रतकथा
Other related names
- Gaṇeśa, scribe
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 1407
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9958683063503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Manuscript is used as a kind of manual or handbook for consultation by a priest or household member (especially women) wanting to perform the rites, ceremonies, observances (vratas), and worship (pūjā) associated with the goddess Pārvatī during the festival of Maṅgalāgaurī (usually on Tuesdays) held during the month of Śrāvaṇa (July/August), especially auspicious for the god Śiva.
- Title from colophon (f. 9r).
- Written in 9-10 lines per leaf.
- 9 leaves foliated 1-9, upper left and lower right verso.
- Scribe is Gaṇeśa (f. 9r).
- 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 red line.
- Notes on paper and bindings or wrappings.
- Non-Latin script record.
Extent1 item (9 leaves) : 11 x 22 cm
ColophonColophon: iti bhaviṣyottarapurāṇe skaṃdanaṃdīśvarasaṃvāde maṃgalāgaurīvratakathā saṃpūrṇā // idaṃ pustakaṃ gaṇeśena likhitaṃ // (f. 9r).
- Parvati (Hindu deity)
- Siva (Hindu deity)
- Fasts and feasts--Hinduism
- Rites and ceremonies--India
- Puja (Hinduism)
- Worship (Hinduism)
- Manuals (instructional materials)
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century
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