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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 332 Kapilāṣaṣṭhīvidhāna / कपिलाषष्ठीविधान

Title

Kapilāṣaṣṭhīvidhāna / कपिलाषष्ठीविधान

Call number

Ms. Coll. 390 Item 332
(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

Manuscript contains two texts called the Kapilāṣaṣṭhīvidhāna one, longer text is from the Skandapurāṇa and a shorter version is from the Bhaviṣyottarapurāṇa. The first text is presented as a dialogue between the deity Brahmā (also called Pitāmaha or Grandfather), the legendary figure Yudhiṣṭhira, and the deity Kṛṣṇa. Both texts are prescribe rites and observances (vrata) such as bathing, to be performed on the sixth day in the dark half of the month of Bhādrapada (August-September) in order to receive personal benefits such as purification and the destruction of sin (pāpa). Various offerings are also prescribed such as flowers, cow's milk, and mantras.

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Extent

1 item (2 leaves) : 12 x 26 cm

Support

Paper

Colophon

Colophon (part 1): iti śrīskaṃdapurāṇe dhitāmahayudhiṣṭirasaṃvāde kapilāṣaṣṭividhānaṃ samāptaṃ // (f. 2v).

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fol. 1r
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fol. 1v-2r
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fol. 2v
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