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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 325 - Śravaṇadvādaṣīvratakathā
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 325 - Śravaṇadvādaṣīvratakathā
Title:
Puranas. Bhaviṣyottarapurāṇa. Selections.
Śravaṇadvādaṣīvratakathā, 1778.
Physical description:
1 item (9 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 21 cm.
Summary:
Observances (vrata) and worship (pūjā), especially to forms of Viṣṇu, to be performed on special occasions during the month of Bhādrapada (August-September) related to the Śravaṇa star. Rites include especially fasting. Presented as a discourse between the Hindu deity Kṛṣṇa and the legendary king Yudhiṣṭhira.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 9r).
Written in 8-9 lines per leaf.
9 leaves foliated 1-9, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrībhaviṣyottarapurāṇe kṛṣṇayudhiṣṭirasaṃvāde śravaṇadvādaśīvratakathāsamāptāḥ // cha // cha śrī // saṃ[vat] 1830 // śubhaṃ bhavastuḥ // (f. 9r).
Dated saṃvat 1830 (1778) (f. 9r).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout.
Non-Latin script record.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 325
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 325
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
श्रवणद्वादशीव्रतकथा, १७७८.
 
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