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Haritālikāpūjā, 1650-1800. = हरितालिका, १६५०-१८००.

Publication:
1650-1800.
१६५०-१८००.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 item (2 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 19 cm.
Subjects:
Puja (Hinduism).
Siva (Hindu deity).
Hindu astronomy.
Rites and ceremonies -- India.
Fasting -- Religious aspects -- Hinduism.
Form/Genre:
Prayers.
Manuals (instructional materials)
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 17th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 18th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 17th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 18th century.
Language:
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Summary:
Small manuscript for private use, recitation, and consultation in celebration of the fourth day of the bright half of the month of Bhādra (August/September), called Haritālika. This day is especially auspicious for the Hindu deity Śiva and his worship (pūjā). Rites of fasting and various offerings are mentioned among other rites.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 7v); alternate title Harītālikāpūjā from incipit (f. 1r).
Written in 10-11 lines per leaf.
2 leaves foliated 1-2, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti haritālikāpūjanaṃ samāptaṃ // atha katha // (f. 7v).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins.
Non-Latin script record.
Cited in:
Listed in H.I. Poleman, Census of Indic Manuscripts in the United States and Canada (New Haven, Conn.: American Oriental Society, 1938), Poleman 1607 (UP 1431).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1431
Contained In:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1431
OCLC:
810266339
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