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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 443 Veṅkaṭeśavavaca / वेङ्कटेशकवच

Title

Veṅkaṭeśavavaca
वेङ्कटेशकवच

Call number

Ms. Coll. 390 Item 443
(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 is used for private or public recitation and performance of rites of protection where the initiate lays symbolic armor on their limbs by means of mantra recitation. Work functions as a kind of protective amulet or talisman and is part of a larger medieval work dedicated to the dwarf form of the Hindu deity Viṣṇu.

Notes

Extent

1 item (8 leaves) : 9 x 14 cm

Support

Paper

Colophon

Colophon: iti śrīvārāhapurāṇe kṣetrakhaṃḍe sūtaśaunakasaṃvādeśrīvyaṃ kaṭeśakavacaṃ saṃpūrṇaṃ śrīlakṣmīvyaṃ kaṭeśārpaṇam astu // (f. 8r).

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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-5r
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fol. 5v-6r
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fol. 6v-7r
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fol. 7v-8r
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fol. 8v
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