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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 466 - Mahāgaṇapataye namaḥ
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 466 - Mahāgaṇapataye namaḥ
Title:
Mahāgaṇapataye namaḥ, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (2 leaves) : paper ; 9 x 16 cm.
Summary:
Proclaims the benefits of reciting this stotra dedicated to the elephant-headed, Hindu deity Gaṇeśa; gives this god agency for the defeat of a number of well known demons such as Hiraṇyakaśipu, Tāra, and Mahiṣa, typically related to the mythology of other deities. Merits of worship (pūjā) of Gaṇeśa also discussed.
Notes:
Title from incipit (f. 1r); alternate title Gaṇapatistotra supplied by cataloger.
Written in 10 lines per leaf.
2 leaves foliated 1-2, upper left and lower right verso.
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.
Formerly housed with Item 465, Item 467, Item 468, Item 469, and Item 470. These items likely shared a former owner.
Non-Latin script record.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 466
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 466
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
महागणपतये नमः, १७००-१८५०.
 
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