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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 2004 Oṃ gaṃ / ओं गं

Title

Oṃ gaṃ
ओं गं

Call number

Ms. Coll. 390 Item 2004
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)

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Publisher

University of Pennsylvania

Language

In Sanskrit

Summary

Stylized lotus diagram (yantra) for prosperity and used in ritual and prayer; likely to the Hindu god Gaṇeśa typically associated with the mantra Oṃ gaṃ found at its center; mantras dedicated to related deities such as Umā and Maheśa as well as mantras to Vedic deities such as Indra and Soma are placed throughout the diagram; contains an entire Sanskrit syllabary circling the lotus flower.

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Extent

1 item (1 leaf) : 22 x 22 cm

Support

Paper

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