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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1455 Aśokatrirātravrata / अशोकत्रिरात्रव्रत
Other related names
- Māhādevabhaṭṭa, former owner
- Gaṇeśabhaṭṭa, former owner
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 1455
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9958375023503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Manuscript for public or private use for consultation, recitation, and celebration of a feast that is held over the course of three nights (trirātra) and the performance of related observances (vratas). Text celebrates the killing of the demon king Rāvaṇa and the sorrow-ending powers of the Aśoka tree.
- Title from colophon (f. 6v).
- Written in 9-10 lines per leaf.
- 6 leaves foliated 2, 4, 6, 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 1454, 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 (6 leaves) : 11 x 21 cm
ColophonColophon: iti caitraśuklatrayodabhyāṃ bhaviṣye aśokatrirātravrataṃ saṃpūrṇam // (f. 6v).
- Formerly owned by Māhādevabhaṭṭa and Gaṇeśabhaṭṭa based on the colophon of related manuscript Item 1459 (f. 4); one of whom may also have been the scribe of this manuscript.
- Rāvaṇa (Hindu mythology)
- Tree worship--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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