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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 326 Śivarātrikathā / शिवरात्रिकथा

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Śivarātrikathā / शिवरात्रिकथा

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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 326
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)

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University of Pennsylvania

Language

In Sanskrit

Summary

Text outlining observances and rites for a festival in honor of the Hindu deity Śiva, celebrated on the fourteenth day of the dark half of the month Māgha (January-February). Various rites, including fasting, worship of Śiva, and gift giving, are typically observed during both the day and night. May be a recension of the Śivarātrimāhātmya found in the Koṭirudrasaṁhitā of the Śivapurāṇa (chapter 38). Presented as a discourse between the mythological sages (ṛṣis) and the epic bard called Sūta.

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1 item (4 leaves) : 11 x 23 cm

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Paper

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Colophon: iti śrīśivapurāṇāṃtaragataśivarātrimāhātmyanāmatrisaptatitamo 'dhyāyaḥ // iti śivarātrikathāsamāptā // śrīkāśīviśveśvarārpaṇam astu // om̐ tat sadbrahmārpaṇam astu // saṃvat 1949 jyeṣṭhaśukla 6 (f. 4v).

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fol. 1r
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fol. 1v-2r
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fol. 2v-3r
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fol. 3v-4r
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fol. 4v
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