880-01 Saṃkaṣṭacaturthīvratapūjākathā, circa 1700-1850. - Colenda Digital Repository
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880-01 Saṃkaṣṭacaturthīvratapūjākathā, circa 1700-1850.

Title:
880-01 Saṃkaṣṭacaturthīvratapūjākathā, circa 1700-1850.
Abstract:
Small manuscript for private consultation to be used in observances (vratas) and worship (pūjā) of the Hindu deity, the elephant-headed Gaṇeśa and marking the fourth day after the full moon in the month of Bhādra (August/September). Celebrated as the birthday of the elephant-headed god. Practitioners fast during this period. Gaṇeśa is especially renowned for removing troubles (saṃsaṣṭa) and other obstacles in people's lives.
Coverage:
India.
Description:
1 item (9 leaves) : paper; 11 x 16 cm.
Identifier:
UPENNLIB_5806597
Language:
In Sanskrit; (Devanāgarī)
Subject:
Gaṇeśa (Hindu deity); Vratas.; Devotional literature, Sanskrit.; Puja (Hinduism); Rites and ceremonies; Fasting
Type:
Manuscript
Call Number:
Ms. Coll. 390
Collection:
Penn in Hand: Selected Manuscripts