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

Title:
880-01 Jānakīkavaca, circa 1700-1850.
Abstract:
Text employed in personal prayer using mantras for protection, a kind of Hindu amulet, offered to the Hindu goddess Sītā (also referred to as Jānakī) where the devotee symbolically evokes protective armor (kavaca) over parts of the body. Text claims to remove sins, disease, and fear. Presented as a dialogue between the mythical figures Dharaṇī and Śeṣa.
Coverage:
India.
Description:
1 item (3 leaves) : paper; 13 x 21 cm.
Identifier:
UPENNLIB_5758152
Language:
In Sanskrit; (Devanāgarī)
Subject:
Sītā (Hindu deity); Hindu goddesses.; Hindu mythology.; Rites and ceremonies; Hindu mantras.; Amulets (Hinduism); Dialogues.
Type:
Manuscript
Call Number:
Ms. Coll. 390
Collection:
Penn in Hand: Selected Manuscripts