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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2033 - Laghunyāsa
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2033 - Laghunyāsa
Title:
Laghunyāsa, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (4 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 21 cm.
Summary:
Short (laghu) preparatory Tantric ritual manual with associated rules and regulations for ritually touching parts of the body while reciting mantras to Rudra, a Vedic precedent for the Hindu deity Śiva.
Notes:
Title from title page (f. 1r).
Written in 8-9 lines per leaf.
4 leaves foliated 1-4, upper left and lower right verso.
Mistakes blacked out; one addition in margin; vertical margins marked with double black line.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2033.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 2033
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
लघुन्यास, १७००-१८५०.
 
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