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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 340 - Prayāgamāhātmya
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9954526273503681
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20191003131616.0
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120322s1818 pau 000 0 san d
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__|a  (OCoLC)ocn781296669
__|a  (OCoLC)781296669
__|a  (PU)5452627-penndb-Voyager
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__|a  PAULM |c  PAULM |e  dacs |d  PAULM
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__|a  PAUM
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__|a  ocn781296222
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_9|a  Ms. Coll. 390
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0_|a  Puranas. |p  Brahmāṇḍapurāṇa. |k  Selections.
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00|6  880-01 |a  Prayāgamāhātmya, |f  1818.
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__|a  1 |f  item (40 leaves) : |b  paper ; |c  10 x 25 cm.
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__|a  Title from colophon (f. 40r).
__|a  Written in 9 lines per leaf.
__|a  40 leaves foliated 1-40, upper left and lower right verso.
__|a  Colophon: iti śrībrahmāṃḍapurāṇe prayāgamāhātmye brahmanāradasaṃvāde dvādaśodhyāyaḥ // 12 // 30 // saṃ[vat] // 1875 // (f. 40r).
__|a  Dated saṃvat 1875 (1818) (f. 40r); the date śaka 1740 (1818).
__|a  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; some pages treated with yellow dye; appears to be the same scribal hand, size and type of paper, as Item 339.
__|a  Non-Latin script record.
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4_|a  Listed in H. I. Poleman, Census of Indic Manuscripts in the United States and Canada (New Haven, Conn.: American Oriental Society, 1938), Poleman |c  1199 (UP 340).
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__|a  Promotes the greatness of the town of Prayāga (modern Allahabad) as a pilgrimage center sacred to the Hindu deity Viṣṇu and all of the benefits associated with such sacred centers (removal of sin, worldly benefits, release from the cycle of life and death, etc.); presented as a discourse between the deity Brahmā and the legendary figure Nārada; originally housed together with Ms. Coll. 390, Item 339.
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__|a  UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 340
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__|a  In Sanskrit |b  (Devanāgarī)
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_0|a  Vishnu (Hindu deity)
_0|a  Hindu pilgrims and pilgrimages.
_0|a  Sacred space |z  India.
_0|a  Hinduism |v  Prayers and devotions.
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_0|a  Allahabad (India)
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_7|a  Dialogues. |2  aat
_7|a  Poems. |2  aat
_7|a  Prayers. |2  aat
_0|a  Manuscripts, Sanskrit |y  19th century.
_0|a  Manuscripts |z  India |y  19th century.
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0_|t  Collection of Indic Manuscripts. |g  Item 340
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__|b  Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts |a  University of Pennsylvania |e  3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206. |j  Ms. Coll. 390
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00|6  245-01 |a  प्रयागमाहात्म्य, |f  १८१८.
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__|a  C0 |b  PAULM
996:
__|a  unbound
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__|a  DLA |b  20150923

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Collection: Indic Manuscripts
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: No
Notated: No
Language: Sanskrit
Century: 19th century
Date: 1818
Genre: Dialogues
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 19th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century
Genre: Poems
Genre: Prayers
Subject: Hindu pilgrims and pilgrimages
Subject: Hinduism
Subject: Sacred space
Subject: Vishnu (Hindu deity)
Geography: Allahabad (India)
Geography: India
Page material: Paper