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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2484 - Gaṇapatistotra
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Gaṇapatistotra, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (1 leaf) : paper ; 10 x 18 cm.
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Proclaims the benefits of reciting this stotra dedicated to the elephant-headed Hindu deity Gaṇeśa and various names associated with him. Merits of worship (pūjā) of Gaṇeśa also discussed. Presented as a dialogue between Nārada and Nandikeśvara.
Gaṇeśa (Hindu deity)
Nārada (Hindu mythology)
Siva (Hindu deity)
Puja (Hinduism)
Form / Genre:
Hymns (documents)
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 18th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Title from colophon (f. 1v).
Written in 7-8 lines per leaf.
1 leaf
Colophon: iti nāradanaṃdikeśvarasaṃvāde gaṇapatistotraṃ saṃpūrṇaṃ (f. 1v).
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 black line.
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 1844 (UP 2484).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2484.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 2484
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
गणपतिस्तोत्र, १७००-१८५०.

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Collection: Indic Manuscripts
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: No
Notated: No
Language: Sanskrit
Century: 18th century
Century: 19th century
Date: 1700
Genre: Dialogues
Genre: Hymns (documents)
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 19th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century
Subject: Gaṇeśa (Hindu deity)
Subject: Nārada (Hindu mythology)
Subject: Puja (Hinduism)
Subject: Siva (Hindu deity)
Geography: India
Page material: Paper