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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1429 Gaṇapatipūjā / गणपतिपूजा
- Śaṅkarabhaṭṭa (Son of Nīlakaṇṭha)
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 1429
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9964155093503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Manual including rules and laws (dharma) for rites and observances (vratas) in a celebration and praise of the Hindu elephant-headed deity Gaṇeśa that occurs during each lunar month to help avoid trouble and pain. The manuscript was likely part of a larger compendium of observances (vratas) called the Vratārka which itself is likely drawn from the Skandapurāṇa (f. 8v).
- Title from title page (f. 1r); alternate title Saṃkaṣṭacaturthi from colophon (f. 8v); title of source text, the Skandapurāṇa, from colophon (f. 8v).
- Written in 9 lines per leaf.
- 8 leaves foliated 1-8, upper left and lower right verso.
- Dated śaka 1762 (1840) (f. 8v).
- Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; vertical margins marked with double red line.
Extent1 item (8 leaves) : 11 x 20 cm
ColophonColophon: iti śrīskaṃde saṃkaṣṭacaturthivrataṃ saṃpūrṇaṃ // śrīgajānanārpaṇam astu // (f. 8v).
- Gaṇeśa (Hindu deity)
- Rites and ceremonies--India
- Hindu law
- Hindu astrology
- Manuals (instructional materials)
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century
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