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

Title:
880-01 Saṃkaṣṭacaturthī, circa 1700-1850.
Abstract:
Elephant-headed Hindu deity Gaṇeśa gives instructions on how to perform this vow dedicated to honoring him. Text presented as a discourse between Gaṇeśa and his mother, the goddess Pārvatī. The performance is to begin on the 4th day in the dark half of the month of Śravaṇa (July-August) and includes fasting, mantras for performing the 16 rites of homage, among other rites. Identifies itself as a part of the Smṛtikaustubha section of the Brahmāṇḍapurāṇa.
Coverage:
India.
Description:
1 item (9 leaves) : paper; 11 x 20 cm.
Identifier:
UPENNLIB_5702541
Language:
In Sanskrit; (Devanāgarī)
Subject:
Gaṇeśa (Hindu deity); Hindu goddesses.; Devotional literature, Sanskrit.; Rites and ceremonies; Vratas.; Hindu mantras.; Puja (Hinduism); Fasting
Type:
Manuscript
Call Number:
Ms. Coll. 390
Collection:
Penn in Hand: Selected Manuscripts