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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1463 Maṅgalavrata / मङ्गलव्रत
Other related names
- Dāḍekara, Bhāskarabhaṭṭa, scribe
- Dāḍekara, Bhāskarabhaṭṭa, former owner
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 1463
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9958683123503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Manuscript is used as a kind of manual or handbook for consultation by a priest or household member (especially women) wanting to perform the rites, ceremonies, observances (vratas), and worship (pūjā) associated with this rite fasting. Usually performed on Tuesdays at the break of dawn for a variety of personal benefits and is usually held during the month of Śrāvaṇa (July/August). Contains numerous prayers and mantras to be recited.
- Title from colophon (f. 6r); alternate title Maṅgalavāravrata from incipit.
- Written in 11-12 lines per leaf.
- 6 leaves foliated 1-6, upper left and lower right verso.
- Scribe is Bhāskarabhaṭṭa Dāḍekara (f. 6r).
- Dated śaka 1704 (1782) (f. 6r).
- Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; vertical margins marked with double red line.
- European stock of paper with watermarks bearing the letters E, A, and M in the center.
- Non-Latin script record.
Extent1 item (6 leaves) : 10 x 21 cm
ColophonColophon: iti śrīmīmāṃsakabhaṭṭanīlakaṃṭhātmajaśaṃkarabhaṭṭakṛtau maṃgalavrataṃ s[aṃ]pūrṇaṃ // dāḍekaropanmakabhāskarabhaṭṭena likhitaṃ // bhāskarasyedam pustakaṃ // (f. 6r).
- Formerly owned by Bhāskara (f. 6r); presumably the same person as the scribe, Bhāskarabhaṭṭa Dāḍekara.
- Fasts and feasts--Hinduism
- Rites and ceremonies--India
- Puja (Hinduism)
- Hindu mantras
- Worship (Hinduism)
- Manuals (instructional materials)
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
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