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Gaṅgāsahasranāman,; circa 1801.

Title:
Gaṅgāsahasranāman, circa 1801.
Abstract:
Small manuscript for private or public recitation or prayer, venerating and worshiping the one thousand names of the Hindu goddess Gaṅgā, the personification of the Ganges river, considered both a heavenly and earthly body of water. Promotes the benefits of bathing in this river, which is sacred to Hindus and especially to the followers of Śiva. Presented as a dialogue between the deity Skanda and the legendary sage Agastya.
Coverage:
Ganges River (India and Bangladesh)
Format:
1 item (28 leaves) : paper; 11 x 16 cm.
Identifier:
(OCoLC)ocn809549010; (OCoLC)809549010; (PU)5821379-penndb-Voyager
Language:
In Sanskrit; (Devanāgarī)
Relation:
http://hdl.library.upenn.edu/1017/d/medren/5821379
Subject:
Devotional literature, Sanskrit.; Hindu goddesses.; Gaṅgā (Hindu deity); Puja (Hinduism); Hindu mantras.; Bathing customs -- Religious aspects.; Kārttikeya (Hindu deity); Prayers.; Hymns.; Dialogues.; Manuscripts, Sanskrit; 19th century.; Manuscripts; India; 19th century.
Type:
Manuscripts
Personal Name:
Dāḍekara, Bhāskara,
Call Number:
Ms. Coll. 390
Collection:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts.