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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1433 Kadalīvratakathā / कदलीव्रतकथा
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 1433
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9957792783503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Religious observance (vrata) dedicated to the worship (pūja) of the banana tree (kadalī) as well as other deities such as the elephant-headed, Hindu deity Gaṇeśa, the goddess Umā, and the deity Śiva, on special months of the year. Images (mūrtī) of the deities Umā, and Śiva are erected in front of the banana tree to help it grow. Observances are performed for the welfare of family members and for the prosperity of families.
- Title from title colophon (f. 5r).
- Written in 10-11 lines per leaf.
- 5 leaves foliated 1-5, upper left and lower right verso.
- Mistakes covered over in yellow; vertical margins marked with double red line.
- European stock of paper with unidentified water mark.
- Non-Latin script record.
Extent1 item (5 leaves) : 11 x 21 cm
ColophonColophon: iti śrībhaviṣyottarapurāṇe kadalīvratakathāsaṃpūrṇaṃ // śrī // (f. 5r).
- Tree worship--India
- Rites and ceremonies--India
- Puja (Hinduism)
- Gaṇeśa (Hindu deity)
- Siva (Hindu deity)
- Hindu goddesses
- Hindu mantras
- Idols and images--India
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century
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