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

Title:
880-01 Gaṇeśahṛdayakavaca, circa 1700-1850.
Abstract:
Manuscript employed as part of a broader ritual of personal and bodily protection of a devotee of the Hindu deity Gaṇeśa. The worshiper places mantras on his or her heart (hṛdaya) which creates a kind of symbolic, protective armor (kavaca) much like an amulet or talisman. Presented as a dialogue between the goddess Pārvatī (Gaurī) and the god Śiva (Śaṅkara).
Coverage:
India.
Description:
1 item (3 leaves) : paper; 11 x 17 cm.
Identifier:
UPENNLIB_5947323
Language:
In Sanskrit; (Devanāgarī)
Subject:
Gaṇeśa (Hindu deity); Amulets (Hinduism); Siva (Hindu deity); Parvati (Hindu deity); Hindu mantras.; Rites and ceremonies
Type:
Manuscript
Call Number:
Ms. Coll. 390
Collection:
Penn in Hand: Selected Manuscripts