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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1677 Daśarathalalitāvrata / दशरथललिताव्रत
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 1677
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9957836603503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Text dedicated to the worship of various Hindu deities, including Ganeśa and several Vedic gods, beginning on the 4th day in the month of Āśvin (September-October). Observances (vrata) are to be performed by a Brahman priest along with his wife. Includes ritual offerings given to guests in one's home, flowers cupped in both hands; offerings of sweetmeats (such as modaka), meritorious gifts, mantras, and other rites associated with pūja. Presented as a discussion between the deity Kṛṣṇa and the legendary king Yudhiṣṭhira.
- Title colophon (f. 3v).
- Written in 9 lines per leaf.
- 3 leaves foliated 1-3, upper left and lower right verso.
- Dated saṃvat 1851 (1794) (f. 3v).
- Mistakes covered over in yellow, white, or blacked out; some corrections and extensive additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in faded yellow throughout. Second half of colophon written in second scribal hand.
- Non-Latin script record.
Extent1 item (3 leaves) : 10 x 26 cm
ColophonColophon: iti bhaviṣyottarapurāṇe daśarathalalitāvrataṃ samāptaṃ // cha // cha // idaṃ pustakaṃ lallarāmacaṃdrasunoḥ vaijanāthadīkṣatasya saṃ[vat] 1851 āśvinaśudha 10 budhau śubhaṃ bhavatu (f. 3v).
- Formerly owned by Vaijanāthadīkṣata the son of Lallarāmacandra (f. 3v).
- Gaṇeśa (Hindu deity)
- Puja (Hinduism)
- Rites and ceremonies--India
- Hindu mantras
- Devotional literature, Sanskrit
- Yudhiṣṭhira (Hindu mythology)
- Krishna (Hindu deity)
- Manuals (instructional materials)
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
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