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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 2275 Upāṅgalalitāvrata / उपाङ्गललिताव्रत
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 2275
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9957882333503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
First part of the manuscript is a short text related to the worship (pūjā) of Lilitā, an abbreviated form of the name Upāṅgalalitā, a Hindu goddess popular especially in Maharashtra and considered a form of the goddess Durgā. Second and main part of the manuscript is dedicated to the performance of observances and rites (vrata) such as bathing or sipping water, related to the worship (pūjā) of Upāṅgalalitā, worshiped on the fifth day of the bright half of the month of Aśvayuja (September-October). Presented as a conversation between the legendary bard or sūta and the primordial sages (ṛṣis). Third part of manuscript marks the end of the observance.
- Title from internal colophon (f. 12r).
- Written in 9 lines per leaf.
- 12 leaves foliated 1-12, upper left and lower right verso.
- Date of manuscript based on dated manuscripts written by the same scribe (Item 2277 and Item 2292).
- Mistakes blacked out. Written by same scribe as Item 2276, Item 2277, Item 2281, Item 2282, Item 2285, Item 2286, Item 2287, Item 2288, Item 2289, Item 2290, Item 2291, Item 2292, and Item 2293.
- Non-Latin script record.
Extent1 item (12 leaves) : 13 x 26 cm
ColophonColophon: iti skaṃdapurāṇe upāṃgalalitodyāyanaṃ samāptaṃ // // śrī upāṃgalalitāyai namaḥ // (f. 12v).
- Durgā (Hindu deity)
- Hindu goddesses
- Puja (Hinduism)
- Devotional literature, Sanskrit
- Rites and ceremonies--India
- Bathing customs--India
- Bards and bardism in literature
- Manuals (instructional materials)
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
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