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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 2308 Alakopākhyāna / अलकोपाख्यान

Title

Alakopākhyāna
अलकोपाख्यान

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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 2308
(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

Selections from four different Purāṇic texts dealing with mythic themes such as the manifestation (prādurbhāva) of Bhairava, a terrible form of the Hindu deity Śiva; omens associated with death (Kāla) and how to avoid them; the importance of the city of Kāśī (Vāraṇāsī); rites for a yogin to perform to obtain knowledge, etc.

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Extent

1 item (15 leaves) : 11 x 32 cm

Support

Paper

Colophon

Colophon: iti śrīmārkaṃḍeyapurāṇe alakopākhyāne aṣṭatriṃśatitamodhyāyaḥ // 38 // (f. 15v).

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