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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1672 Anantapūjā / अनन्तपूजा
Other related names
- Bhāskara Dāḍekara, scribe
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 1672
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9968250793503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Ritual (pūjā) performed for personal and worldly benefit; dedicated to the Hindu deity Viṣṇu in the form of Ananta; propitiates and praises other deities while helping to remove sins that have occurred as well as prescribing observances (vratas) to achieve these ends. Text attributed to the Padmapurāṇa (f. 13r).
- Title from title page (f. 1r).
- Written in 9-10 lines per leaf.
- 20 leaves foliated 1-20, upper left and lower right verso.
- Internal colophon: iti padmapurāṇoktaṃ anaṃtapūjāvidhānaṃ samāptaṃ // (f. 13r).
- Scribe is Bhāskara Dāḍekara (f. 20r).
- Dated śaka 1740 (1838) (f. 13r).
- 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.
- Unidentified watermarks, possibly a coat of arms.
Extent1 item (20 leaves) : 10 x 21 cm
- Puja (Hinduism)
- Vishnu (Hindu deity)
- Rites and ceremonies--India
- Devotional literature, Sanskrit
- Manuals (instructional materials)
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century
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