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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1430 Hastagaurīvrata / हस्तगौरीव्रत

Title

Hastagaurīvrata
हस्तगौरीव्रत

Call number

Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1430
(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

Text is a description of the observance and rites (vrata) dedicated to the Hindu goddess Gaurī (a form of Pārvatī, the wife of Śiva), sitting on top of a white elephant (hasta or gaja). Rites are performed when the sun enters into the constellation of Hasta (identified partly with the constellation Corvus). Presented as a conversation between the deity Kṛṣṇa and the legendary figure Kunti.

Notes

Extent

1 item (2 leaves) : 11 x 20 cm

Support

Paper

Colophon

Colophon: iti bhaviṣyottarapurāṇe hastagaurīvrataṃ // (f. 2v).

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fol. 2v
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