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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1599 Kokilāvrata / कोकिलाव्रत
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 1599
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9954145393503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Devotional rites for gaining merit, wealth, and children, typically performed by women; venerates the Hindu goddess Satī, the wife of Śiva, in the form of a Cuckoo bird (Kokilā); connected to the myth cycle of the Destruction of Dakṣa's Sacrifice.
- Title from final folio, lines 1-2 (f. 4v).
- Written in 8-9 lines per leaf.
- 4 leaves foliated 1-4, upper left and lower right verso.
- Mistakes blacked out; vertical margins marked with double red line.
- Non-Latin script record.
Extent1 item (4 leaves) : 12 x 20 cm
- Rites and ceremonies--India
- Hinduism--Prayers and devotions
- Hindu mythology
- Siva (Hindu deity)
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century
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