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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1408 Saṃkaṣṭacaturthīvratapūjākathā / संकष्टचतुर्थीव्रतपूजाकथा

Title

Saṃkaṣṭacaturthīvratapūjākathā
संकष्टचतुर्थीव्रतपूजाकथा

Call number

Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1408
(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

Small manuscript for private consultation to be used in observances (vratas) and worship (pūjā) of the Hindu deity, the elephant-headed Gaṇeśa and marking the fourth day after the full moon in the month of Bhādra (August/September). Celebrated as the birthday of the elephant-headed god. Practitioners fast during this period. Gaṇeśa is especially renowned for removing troubles (saṃsaṣṭa) and other obstacles in people's lives.

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Extent

1 item (9 leaves) : 11 x 16 cm

Support

Paper

Colophon

Colophon: iti saṃkaṣṭacaturthīsamāptaḥ // gajānanārpaṇam astu // heraṃba // (f. XX).

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