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Kokilapūjana,; circa 1700-1850.
- Kokilapūjana, circa 1700-1850.
- Manual with associated instructions, rules, and laws (dharma) for the completion of a ritual observance and fast (vrata) directed towards the worship of the Hindu deity Kokila, a form of the goddess Satī, wife of Śiva, after she transformed into a cuckoo (kokila) upon her death. Much of the text deals with food offerings to the goddess. Satī is a form of the goddess Pārvatī, whose death occurs when she throws herself into a sacrificial fire; an act known commonly as widow burning is named after the goddess.
- 1 item (4 leaves) : paper; 11 x 15 cm.
- (OCoLC)ocn910898676; (OCoLC)910898676; (PU)6415506-penndb-Voyager
- In Sanskrit; (Devanāgarī)
- Hinduism -- Rituals -- Texts.; Cuckoos -- Religious aspects -- Hinduism.; Rites and ceremonies -- India.; Hindu law.; Dharma.; Vratas.; Food -- Religious aspects -- Hinduism.; Parvati (Hindu deity); Siva (Hindu deity); Manuals (instructional materials); Treatises.; Watermarks.; Manuscripts, Sanskrit; 18th century.; Manuscripts, Sanskrit; 19th century.; Manuscripts; India; 18th century.; Manuscripts; India; 19th century.
- Call Number:
- Ms. Coll. 390
- Collection of Indic Manuscripts.