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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 370 Upāṅgalalitāvrata / उपाङ्गललिताव्रत
TitleUpāṅgalalitāvrata / उपाङ्गललिताव्रत
Other related names
- Mathurānāthadeva, scribe
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 370
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9957792743503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
First part of the manuscript is a short text related to the worship of Lilitā an abbreviated form of the name Upāṅgalalitā, a Hindu goddess popular especially in Maharashtra and considered a form of the goddess Durgā. Second and main part of the manuscript is dedicated to the performance of observances and rites (vrata) such as bathing or sipping water, related to the worship (pūjā) of Upāṅgalalitā, worshiped on the fifth day of the bright half of the month of Aśvayuja (September-October). Presented as a conversation between the legendary bard or sūta and the primordial sages (ṛṣis).
- Title of main work from second colophon (f. 11v); title of short first work Lilitāpūjanavidhi from colophon (f. 4r).
- Written in 9-12 lines per leaf.
- 11 leaves foliated 1-11, upper left and lower right verso.
- Scribe is Mathurānāthadeva (f. 11v).
- Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins.
- Non-Latin script record.
Extent1 item (11 leaves) : 10 x 18 cm
ColophonColophon: itī śrībhaviṣyottarapurāṇe upāṃgalalitāvratasa[ṃ]pūrṇa[ṃ] // cha // // idaṃ pustakaṃ mathurānāthadevena likhitaṃ ātmapaṭhanārthaṃ paropakārārthaṃ // cha (f. 11v).
- Hindu goddesses
- Durgā (Hindu deity)
- Bards and bardism in literature
- Rites and ceremonies--India
- Devotional literature, Sanskrit
- Bathing customs--India
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century
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