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- Kāśīkhaṇḍa, 1700-1850.
- Manuscript employed for consultation and contemplation, highlighting especially the sacred pilgrimage spots around the Hindu center of Vārāṇasī. Text also contains mythology connected to various gods and goddesses, especially those sacred to the deity Śiva in his manifestation as a liṅga, his amorphous symbol. Presented as a discourse between the deity Skanda-Kārttikeya and various other legendary figures, such as the sage Agstya. Manuscript contains the first 50 chapters, referred to as the Pūrvārdha (front section), and not the whole of the Kāśīkhaṇḍa. One folio is missing (between f. 234 and f. 236). Manuscript contains a commentary (ṭīkā) by Rāmānanda running horizontally above and below the main text.
- Vārānasi (Uttar Pradesh, India)
- 1 item (306 leaves) : paper; 17 x 34 cm.
- (OCoLC)ocn804830884; (OCoLC)804830884; (PU)5806707-penndb-Voyager
- In Sanskrit; (Devanāgarī)
- Śaivism.; Siva (Hindu deity); Devotional literature, Sanskrit.; Pilgrims and pilgrimages -- India.; Lingas (Śaivism); Sacred space -- India.; Kārttikeya (Hindu deity); Poems.; Commentaries.; Manuscripts, Sanskrit; 18th century.; Manuscripts; India
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- Ms. Coll. 390
- Penn in Hand: Selected Manuscripts