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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 3038 - Mārgaśīrṣamāhātmya
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 3038 - Mārgaśīrṣamāhātmya
Title:
Puranas. Skandapurāṇa. Vaiṣ̣ṇavakhaṇḍa. Mārgaśīrṣamāhātmya. Selections.
Mārgaśīrṣamāhātmya, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (1 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 16 cm.
Summary:
Incomplete sections of chapter 11 and chapter 12 of the Mārgaśīrṣamāhātmya from the Vaiṣṇavakhaṇḍa of the Skandapurāṇa. Praises the month of Mārgaśīrṣa (November-December) when the moon enters into the constellation of Mṛgaśiras. Presented as a conversation between the Hindu deities Kṛṣṇa and Brahmā.
Notes:
Title from internal colophon (f. 1r).
Written in 15-16 lines per leaf.
1 leaves foliated , lower right verso.
Internal Colophon: iti śrīskaṃdapurāṇe mārgaśīrṣamāhātmye brahmakṛṣṇasaṃvāde ekādaśo 'dhyāyaḥ 11 (f. 1r).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout.
Formerly housed with Item 346.
Non-Latin script record.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 3038
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 3038
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
मार्गशीर्षमाहात्म्य, १७००-१८५०.
 
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