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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2520 - Daśaharāvrata
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2520 - Daśaharāvrata
Title:
Daśaharāvrata, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (2 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 31 cm.
Summary:
Outline of the regulations and rites of fasting (vrata) in praise of the Gaṅgā (Ganges) River, called here the Daśaharā or the Remover of the ten, referring to ten sins. Includes mantras to be recited.
Notes:
Title from incipit (f. 1r); alternative title Daśaharāstotra supplied by cataloger (f. 2v).
Written in 9-10 lines per leaf.
2 leaves foliated 1-2, upper left and lower right verso.
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2520.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 2520
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
दशहराव्रत, १७००-१८५०.
 
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