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Vratārka,; circa 1700-1850.

Vratārka, circa 1700-1850.
Compendium of sections taken from different purāṇas on dharma, methods of worship, and various rites observances (vrata); possibly by Śaṅkarabhaṭṭa (Son of Nīlakaṇṭha). Rites include the removal of sin, praise of various Hindu deities such as the elephant-headed Gaṇeśa or Śiva, bathing, women's rites to avert evil, and purifying bodily fluids. Works contained in the manuscript include the Caturthīvrata of the Vāmanapurāṇa, the Caturthīvrata of the Upāsanākhaṇḍa in the Gaṇeśapurāṇa, the Aduḥkhanavamīvratakathā of the Skandapurāṇa, the Śanipradoṣavratakathā of the Brahmapurāṇa, Vratodyāpana of the Śivarahasya, and the Malamālamāsavratodyāpana of the Bhaviṣyottarapurāṇa. Some sections are missing from the text.
1 item (346 leaves) : paper; 14 x 36 cm.
(OCoLC)ocn796287343; (OCoLC)796287343; (PU)5779289-penndb-Voyager
In Sanskrit; (Devanāgarī)
Puranas.; Vāmanapurāṇa.; Puranas.; Gaṇeśapurāṇa.; Puranas.; Skandapurāṇa.; Puranas.; Brahmapurāṇa.; Puranas.; Bhaviṣyottarapurāṇa.; Śivarahasya.; Malamālamāsavratodyāpana.; Caturthīvrata.; Aduḥkhanavamīvratakathā.; Śanipradoṣavratakathā.; Vratodyāpana.; http://hdl.library.upenn.edu/1017/d/medren/5779289
Vratas.; Dharma.; Puja (Hinduism); Sins.; Hindu mythology.; Siva (Hindu deity); Gaṇeśa (Hindu deity); Bathing customs -- India.; Blessing and cursing -- India.; Rites and ceremonies -- India.; Prayers.; Hymns.; 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.