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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 2337 Gītāmāhātmya / गीतामाहात्म्य

Title

Gītāmāhātmya
गीतामाहात्म्य

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Call number

Ms. Coll. 390 Item 2337
(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

Small manuscript likely carried as a kind of pocket booklet for use in private meditation and prayer. Dedicated to praising the importance of the well-known Hindu work, the Bhagavadgītā, as a sacred work and expounding on the merits of its recitation, comparing it to visiting various sacred pilgrimage sites (tīrtha). Presented as a dialogue between the wild boar form of Viṣṇu called, Varāha, and the goddess earth, Pṛthivī.

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Extent

1 item (3 leaves) : 10 x 14 cm

Support

Paper

Colophon

Colophon: it[i] śrīvarāhapurāṇe śrībhagavatpṛthivīsaṃvāde gītāmahātmyaṃ saṃpūrṇaṃ // śrīkṛṣṇārpaṇam astu // idaṃ jośī upanāmakagoviṃdena likhitaṃ // moḍakopanāmakavināyakena pustakaṃ (f. 3r).

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fol. 1r
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fol. 1v-2r
3900_0001.tif (47.0 MB)
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fol. 2v-3r
3900_0002.tif (47.0 MB)
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fol. 3v
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