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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 2056 Pavamāna / पवमान
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 2056
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9970821533503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Hymns from the Ṛgveda dedicated to the deity and drug Soma and employed in an ancillary work (vedāṅga). The Pavamāna, an agent of purification, is a collection of hymns often recited on fasting days associated with the Ekādaśī (eleventh day of a fortnight).
- Title from title abbreviations in margins; alternate title Pavamānapañcasūktasahita from end title page (f. 30v).
- Written in 8-10 lines per leaf.
- 30 leaves foliated 1-30, upper left and lower right verso.
- Dated śaka 1766 (1844).
- Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; Vedic metrical accents in red throughout for recitation.
Extent1 item (30 leaves) : 11 x 24 cm
ColophonColophon: iti pavamānaṃ samāptaṃ // (f. 30r).
- Fasting--Religious aspects--Hinduism
- Soma (Hindu deity)
- Hindu hymns, Sanskrit
- Hymns (documents)
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century
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