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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1467 - Śivapūjā
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Title:
Śivapūjā, 1821.
Physical description:
1 item (2 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 16 cm.
Language(s):
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Summary:
Manual with associated rules and laws (dharma) for ceremonies associated with the worship (pūjā) of the Hindu deity Śiva.
Provenance:
Formerly owned by Janārdana Koṇḍadeva Gāḍagila (f. 2v), likely from the village of Gāḍagī in present-day Jarakhand, India, as with some other manuscripts in the collection (for example, Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1027, f. 61r).
Related names:
Gāḍagīla, Janārdana Koṇḍadeva, former owner.
Subject:
Puja (Hinduism)
Siva (Hindu deity)
Hinduism - Rituals - Texts.
Rites and ceremonies - India.
Devotional literature, Sanskrit.
Dharma.
Hindu law.
Form / Genre:
Manuals (instructional materials)
Prayers.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 2v).
Written in 12 lines per leaf.
2 leaves foliated 1-2, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śivapūjā samāptā // (f. 2v).
Dated śaka 1743 (1821) (f. 2v).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; paper treated with yellow turmeric powder to protect the manuscript from insects.
Indexed / Referenced in:
Listed in H.I. Poleman, Census of Indic Manuscripts in the United States and Canada (New Haven, Conn.: American Oriental Society, 1938), Poleman 3488 (UP 1467).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1467.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1467
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
शिवपूजा, १८२१.

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Collection: Indic Manuscripts
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: No
Notated: No
Language: Sanskrit
Century: 19th century
Date: 1821
Genre: Manuals (instructional materials)
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 19th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century
Genre: Prayers
Subject: Devotional literature, Sanskrit
Subject: Dharma
Subject: Hindu law
Subject: Hinduism
Subject: Puja (Hinduism)
Geography: India
Related names: Gāḍagīla, Janārdana Koṇḍadeva, former owner
Page material: Paper