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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1461 Arundhatīkathā / अरुन्धतीकथा
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 1461
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9957792823503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Observance (vrata) of various rites and recitation of mantras in honor and worship (pūjā) of Arundhatī, one of the wives of the legendary sages (ṛṣis) from Hindu mythology; she is often associated with a star in the Ursa Major constellation of stars. Manuscript was once folded in half to be carried more easily for personal use.
- Title from colophon (f. 6v); alternate title Arundhatīvratodyāpana vidhi from the incipit (f. 1r).
- Written in 9-10 lines per leaf.
- 6 leaves foliated 1-6, lower right verso.
- Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double red line.
- Notes on paper and bindings or wrappings.
- Non-Latin script record.
Extent1 item (6 leaves) : 10 x 21 cm
ColophonColophon: iti bhaviṣye aruṃdhatīkathāsaṃpūrṇa[ṃ] // (f. 6v).
- Devotional literature, Sanskrit
- Puja (Hinduism)
- Hindu mantras
- Rites and ceremonies--India
- Hindu mythology
- Hindu astronomy
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century
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