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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 313 Kāśīmāhātmya / काशीमाहात्म्य

Title

Kāśīmāhātmya
काशीमाहात्म्य

Call number

Ms. Coll. 390 Item 313
(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

Hindu mythology, the first five chapters (adhyāya) of a text praising the greatness of the city of lights (Kāśīmāhātmya), referring to the city of Vārāṇasī; particularly important to the Hindu deity Śiva and liṅga worship; says that the city will help to expiate sins and give merit to those who visit there; noted as being a section of the Pātālakhaṇḍa of the Padmapurāṇa.

Notes

Extent

1 item (18 leaves) : 12 x 26 cm

Support

Paper

Colophon

Colophon: iti śrīkāśīmāhātmyaṃ saṃpūrṇam astu // śrīkāśīviśveśvarārpaṇam astu // om̐ tat sah brahmārpaṇam astu // śrīgurubhyo namaḥ // saṃvat 1969 pauṣakṛṣṇa 12 śanau // padmapurāṇoddhṛtaṃ śrīrasamayasiddhānuvāditaṃ kāśīmāhāt[m]yaṃ saṃpūrṇaṃ // (f. 18r).

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