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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 574 Mantrapārāyaṇakrama / मन्त्रपारायणक्रम

Title

Mantrapārāyaṇakrama / मन्त्रपारायणक्रम

Call number

Ms. Coll. 390 Item 574
(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 used for private recitation or prayer and contains mantras (words or phrases of power) dedicated to various Hindu deities, especially Śaiva Tantric goddesses. Examples include the Śaktimantra; Śaṅkaravallabhāmantra; Vāgvādinīmantra; Bhairavīmantra; Hrīṁkārīmantra; Tripurāmantra; Parāparamayīmantra; Mātāmantra; and the Kumārīmantra. Also contains a mantra to the elephant-headed Gaṇeśa and others. These words of power are evoked during rites and ceremonies in order to bring worldly benefits to the reciter. Manuscript is incomplete with no foliation.

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Extent

1 item (6 leaves) : 11 x 24 cm

Support

Paper

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