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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2520 - Daśaharāvrata
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Daśaharāvrata, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (2 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 31 cm.
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
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.
Rites and ceremonies - India.
Hindu mantras.
Hindu law.
Ganges River (India and Bangladesh)
Form / Genre:
Manuals (instructional materials)
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 18th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
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.
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 3219 (UP 2520).
Other Titles:
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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Collection: Indic Manuscripts
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: No
Notated: No
Language: Sanskrit
Century: 18th century
Century: 19th century
Date: 1700
Genre: Manuals (instructional materials)
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 19th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century
Subject: Dharma
Subject: Hindu law
Subject: Hindu mantras
Subject: Rites and ceremonies
Subject: Vratas
Geography: Ganges River (India and Bangladesh)
Geography: India
Page material: Paper