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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1409 Saṃkaṣṭacaturthīvrata / संकष्टचतुर्थीव्रत
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 1409
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9957024673503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Rites performed in honor of the elephant-headed, Hindu deity Gaṇeśa for the purpose of dispelling distress, especially on his birthday (often referred to simply as caturthī). Presented as a discourse between the legendary sage Vyāsa and the king Yudhiṣṭhira.
- Title from colophon (f. 14v); alternate title Nāradīyapurāṇa from colophon (f. 14v).
- Written in 6-9 lines per leaf.
- 14 leaves foliated 1-14, upper left and lower right verso.
- 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.
- Non-Latin script record.
Extent1 item (14 leaves) : 11 x 16 cm
ColophonColophon: iti śrīnāradīyapurāṇe vyāsayudhīṣṭīrasaṃvāde saṃkaṣṭacaturthīvratasamāptaṃ // cha // śrīrām (f. 14v).
- Gaṇeśa (Hindu deity)
- Rites and ceremonies--India
- Hindu mythology
- Yudhiṣṭhira (Hindu mythology)
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century
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