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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1467 - Śivapūjā
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Śivapūjā, 1821.
Physical description:
1 item (2 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 16 cm.
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Manual with associated rules and laws (dharma) for ceremonies associated with the worship (pūjā) of the Hindu deity Śiva.
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.
Puja (Hinduism)
Siva (Hindu deity)
Hinduism - Rituals - Texts.
Rites and ceremonies - India.
Devotional literature, Sanskrit.
Hindu law.
Form / Genre:
Manuals (instructional materials)
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
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