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

Title:
880-01 Tulasīkavaca, circa 1700-1850.
Abstract:
Manuscript for private prayer, recitation, and meditation focused on honoring the Tulsi (tulasī) plant sacred especially to followers of the Hindu deity Viṣṇu and known for its medicinal properties (ocimum sanctum). The text comprises mantras that are to be symbolically placed on different parts of the devotee's body as armor, offering protection from various problems and giving benefit, functioning as a kind of amulet. Manuscript ends with the beginning of the second verse of praise from the Tulasīstotra and is incomplete.
Coverage:
India
Description:
1 item (3 leaves) : paper; 11 x 21 cm.
Identifier:
UPENNLIB_5821371
Language:
In Sanskrit; (Devanāgarī)
Subject:
Ocimum sanctum.; Plants; Amulets (Hinduism); Vaishnavism.
Type:
Manuscript
Call Number:
Ms. Coll. 390
Collection:
Penn in Hand: Selected Manuscripts