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Mṛtyuñjayajapavidhāṇa, circa 1700-1850. = मृत्युञ्जयजपविधाण, १७००-१८५०.

Publication:
circa 1700-1850.
१७००-१८५०.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 item (3 leaves) : paper ; 21 x 10 cm.
Subjects:
Siva (Hindu deity)
Mṛtyuñjaya homa.
Hindu mantras.
Hinduism -- Rituals -- Texts.
Rites and ceremonies -- India.
Form/Genre:
Treatises.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 19th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 18th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 19th century.
Language:
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Summary:
Manuscript contains a collection of mantras employed, especially for recitation, in rites for purifying oneself from past actions (karma) and overcoming ultimate death; especially associated with Śiva. Manuscript was originally part of a larger collection of ritual texts.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 3v).
Written in 9 lines per leaf.
3 leaves foliated 1-3, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti mṛtyuṃjayajapavidhānaṃsamāptaṃ (f. 3v).
Mistakes blacked out; some additions and corrections in margins.
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 4537 (UP 1340).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1340.
Contained In:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1340
OCLC:
908400853
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