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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2361 - Gaṇeśapurāṇa
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2361 - Gaṇeśapurāṇa
Title:
Puranas. Gaṇeśapurāṇa. Upāsanākhaṇḍa. Selections.
Gaṇeśapurāṇa, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (14 leaves) : paper ; 13 x 31 cm.
Summary:
First eight chapters of the Upāsanākhaṇḍa, the first of two sections of an Upapurāṇa dedicated to the Hindu deity Gaṇeśa, the elephant headed god; this section is dedicated to the devotion of Gaṇeśa; the opening chapters deal with the mythology surrounding a king named Somakānta who is stricken with leprosy and his discourse with the sage Bhṛgu.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 14v).
Written in 11 lines per leaf.
14 leaves foliated 1-14, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīmadgaṇeśapurāṇe upāsanākhaṃḍe so[ma]kāṃtapurṇajankanirūpaṇaṃ nāma aṣṭamodhyāyaḥ 8 (f. 14v).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins in red; 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 2361
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 2361
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
गणेशपुराण, १७००-१८५०.
 
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