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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1454 Karkaṭīvrata / कर्कटीव्रत
Other related names
- Māhādevabhaṭṭa, former owner
- Gaṇeśabhaṭṭa, former owner
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 1454
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9958375073503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Manuscript for public or private use for consultation, recitation, and the performance of observances (vratas) to ward off widowhood and the propitiation of the Hindu deities Śiva and Pārvatī. Outlines the installation of images and the invitation of the deities therein, their worship, and related mythology.
- Title from incipit (f. 1r); alternate title Karkaṭīvratakathā from colophon (f. 9v).
- Written in 9-11 lines per leaf.
- 9 leaves foliated 1-9, lower right verso.
- Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins.
- Written on European paper with watermarks. The same scribe and paper were also used for Item 1447, Item 1453, Item 1455, Item 1456, and Item 1459, and may have originally been from the same manuscript as one or more of these items.
- Non-Latin script record.
Extent1 item (9 leaves) : 11 x 21 cm
ColophonColophon: iti śrīskaṃdapurāṇe sūtaṛṣisaṃvāde karkaṭīvratakathāsamāptā // (f. 9v).
- Formerly owned by Māhādevabhaṭṭa and Gaṇeśabhaṭṭa based on the colophon of related manuscript Item 1459 (f. 4); one may also have been the scribe of this manuscript.
- Siva (Hindu deity)
- Parvati (Hindu deity)
- Idols and images--India--Worship
- Widows--Religious aspects
- Rites and ceremonies--India
- Puja (Hinduism)
- Hindu mythology
- Manuals (instructional materials)
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century
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