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

Title:
880-01 Veṅkaṭeśavavaca, circa 1700-1850.
Abstract:
Manuscript is used for private or public recitation and performance of rites of protection where the initiate lays symbolic armor on their limbs by means of mantra recitation. Work functions as a kind of protective amulet or talisman and is part of a larger medieval work dedicated to the dwarf form of the Hindu deity Viṣṇu.
Description:
1 item (8 leaves) : paper; 9 x 14 cm.
Identifier:
UPENNLIB_5947322
Language:
In Sanskrit; (Devanāgarī)
Subject:
Hindu mantras.; Devotional literature, Sanskrit.; Hindu mythology.; Vāmana (Hindu deity); Vishnu (Hindu deity); Amulets (Hinduism)
Type:
Manuscript
Call Number:
Ms. Coll. 390
Collection:
Penn in Hand: Selected Manuscripts