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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 358 - Anantapūjā
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 358 - Anantapūjā
Title:
Anantapūjā, 1796.
Physical description:
1 item (23 leaves) : paper ; 10 x 23 cm.
Summary:
Ritual (pūjā) and observances (vrata) performed for personal and worldly benefit; dedicated to the Hindu deity Viṣṇu in the form of Ananta and propitiates and praises other deities such as Yamunā and Indra; includes hymns to these deities, breath exercises, collection of mantras, etc; possibly connected to the Padmapurāṇa (f. 9r).
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 23v); alternate title Anantavratapūja from title page (f. 1r).
Written in 7 lines per leaf.
23 leaves foliated 1-23, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti [a]naṃtapūjāsamāptaḥ // mitī kārttikavadya 8 vivāre samāptaḥ saṃvat 1853 // śrī // śrī // (f. 23v).
Dated saṃvat 1853 mitī kārttikavadya 8 (Tuesday, November 8, 1796) (f. 23v).
Mistakes blacked out; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 358
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 358
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
अनन्तपूजा, १७९६.
 
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