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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 2532 Śivatāṇḍavastava / शिवताण्डवस्तव

Title

Śivatāṇḍavastava / शिवताण्डवस्तव

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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 2532
(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 for use in public or private recitation or prayer in praise and worship of the Hindu deity Śiva in his dancing (tāṇḍava) aspect. Text is traditionally thought to be written by the demon Rāvaṇa who is considered a devotee of Śiva. Manuscript derived from a text named the Mahāpurāṇa, which is most likely the Skandapurāṇa.

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Extent

1 item (4 leaves) : 11 x 17 cm

Support

Paper

Colophon

Colophon: iti śrīmahāpurāṇe śivarahsyakhaṃḍe sakalavedavedāṃtasāre vidhaure ye nikhilasuravidrāvaṇarāvaṇakṛtoyaṃ śivatāṃḍastavaḥ saṃpūrṇam astu // śubhaṃbhavatu // cha // cha // (f. 5r-5v).

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