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Prasiddha,; circa 1700-1850.

Title:
Prasiddha, circa 1700-1850.
Abstract:
The small single-folio manuscript had been folded into a pocket-sized text, which could be easily transported on one's person. Manuscript describes funeral rites to be performed in the city of Vārāṇasī at the Kapiladhārā pilgrimage site (tīrtha) sacred to the Hindu deity Śiva, one of the cities oldest sacred spots, mentioned as early as the Mahābhārata.
Coverage:
Vārānasi (Uttar Pradesh, India)
Format:
1 item (1 leaf) : paper; 18 x 28 cm.
Identifier:
(OCoLC)ocn807974775; (OCoLC)807974775; (PU)5814040-penndb-Voyager
Language:
In Sanskrit; (Devanāgarī)
Subject:
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- India.; Siva (Hindu deity); Sacred space -- India.; Death -- Religious aspects -- Hinduism.; Manuals (instructional materials); Prayers.; Manuscripts, Sanskrit; 18th century.; 19th century.; Manuscripts; India
Type:
Manuscript
Call Number:
Ms. Coll. 390
Collection:
Penn in Hand: Selected Manuscripts