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880-01 Gītāmāhātmya, circa 1700-1850.
- 880-01 Gītāmāhātmya, circa 1700-1850.
- Small manuscript likely carried as a kind of pocket booklet for use in private meditation and prayer. Dedicated to praising the importance of the well-known Hindu work, the Bhagavadgītā, as a sacred work and expounding on the merits of its recitation, comparing it to visiting various sacred pilgrimage sites (tīrtha). Presented as a dialogue between the wild boar form of Viṣṇu called, Varāha, and the goddess earth, Pṛthivī.
- 1 item (3 leaves) : paper; 10 x 14 cm.
- In Sanskrit; (Devanāgarī)
- Varāha (Hindu deity); Hindu goddesses.; Krishna (Hindu deity); Vishnu (Hindu deity); Devotional literature, Sanskrit.; Puja (Hinduism); Songs, Sanskrit.; Recitations; Hindu pilgrims and pilgrimages.
- Call Number:
- Ms. Coll. 390
- Penn in Hand: Selected Manuscripts