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Nṛsiṃhakavaca,; circa 1700-1850.

Title:
Nṛsiṃhakavaca, circa 1700-1850.
Abstract:
Ritual text for recitation, employing mantras used in the veneration and worship of the Hindu deity Nṛsiṃha (also called Narasiṃha, the man-lion avatāra of Viṣṇu). Mantras are recited and symbolically placed on different parts of the body and functions as a kind of amulet, giving symbolic protection to the devotee and bringing them prosperity. Presented as a discourse between the legendary sages Nārada and Agasti.
Format:
1 item (7 leaves) : paper; 11 x 24 cm.
Identifier:
(OCoLC)ocn796040285; (OCoLC)796040285; (PU)5778403-penndb-Voyager
Language:
In Sanskrit; (Devanāgarī)
Relation:
http://hdl.library.upenn.edu/1017/d/medren/5778403
Subject:
Narasiṃha (Hindu deity); Vishnu (Hindu deity); Nārada (Hindu mythology); Amulets (Hinduism); Puja (Hinduism); Rites and ceremonies -- India.; Hindu mantras.; Weapons, Ancient -- India.; Lion -- Mythology -- India.; Prayers.; Dialogues.; Manuscripts, Sanskrit; 18th century.; Manuscripts, Sanskrit; 19th century.; Manuscripts; India; 18th century.; Manuscripts; India; 19th century.
Type:
Manuscripts
Call Number:
Ms. Coll. 390
Collection:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts.