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880-01 Vaṭasāvitrīvrata, circa 1700-1850.

Title:
880-01 Vaṭasāvitrīvrata, circa 1700-1850.
Abstract:
Manual with associated rules and laws (dharma) for women to honor their husbands by performing rites and observances (vrata) that involve the wrapping of a banyan or vaṭa tree (Ficus benghalensis) at the end of a larger observance and fast and by honoring the Vedic deity Sāvitrī as a form of the Great Goddess (Devi).
Coverage:
India. India.
Description:
1 item (3 leaves) : paper; 11 x 22 cm.
Identifier:
UPENNLIB_6415494
Language:
In Sanskrit; (Devanāgarī)
Subject:
Sāvitrī (Hindu deity); Vratas.; Hindu women.; Banyan tree; Tree worship; Hinduism; Rites and ceremonies; Hindu law.; Dharma.
Type:
Manuscript
Call Number:
Ms. Coll. 390
Collection:
Penn in Hand: Selected Manuscripts