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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 324 - Satyanārāyaṇavratakathā
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 324 - Satyanārāyaṇavratakathā
Satyanārāyaṇavratakathā, 1850.
Physical description:
1 item (22 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 22 cm.
Manuscript is a selection from the Mahābhārata to be used for consultation during observances (vratas), prayer, and worship (pūjā). Rites are performed in honor of the Hindu deity Nārāyaṇa (also called Satyanārāyaṇa), a manifestation of the deity Viṣṇu. Contains mythology related to the rites and observances.
Title from colophon (f. 22r).
Written in 7 lines per leaf.
22 leaves foliated 1-22, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrī itihāsasamuccaye satyanārāyaṇavratakathā caturthodhyāyaḥ samāptā // śrībhagavatIprasannāstu // śubhaṃ bhavatu // śake 1772 duṃdubhināmasaṃvatsare // (f. 22r).
Dated śaka 1772 (1850) (f. 22v).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double red line.
Non-Latin script record.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 324
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 324
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
सत्यनारायणव्रतकथा, १८५०.
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