Vakratuṇḍamahāmantra, circa 1700-1850. (Book, 1700) [WorldCat.org]
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वक्रतुण्डमहामन्त्र, १७००-१८५०.
Vakratuṇḍamahāmantra, circa 1700-1850.

Edition/Format:   Manuscript   Archival Material : Sanskrit
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Text used in public and private meditation and prayer dedicated to the worship (pūjā) and veneration of the Hindu deity, the elephant-headed Gaṇeśa (named Vakratuṇḍa or the one with the curved trunk). Contains primarily a series of mantras related to this deity. The names Gaṇeśa and Śiva are written as abbreviations of a larger title of an unknown Purāṇic work, possibly the Gaṇeśapurāṇa. Lacks end and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Manuscripts, Sanskrit
Manuscripts
Prayers
Hymns
Named Person: Gaṇeśa, (Hindu deity); Siva, (Hindu deity); Gaṇeśa, (Hindu deity); Siva, (Hindu deity)
Material Type: Manuscript, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Archival Material, Internet Resource
OCLC Number: 800385122
Language Note: In Sanskrit
Notes: Title from incipit (f. 1r).
Written in 7 lines per leaf.
2 leaves foliated 1-2, upper left and lower right verso.
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out.
Formerly housed with Item 413, Item 414, Item 415, and Item 416.
Description: 1 item (2 leaves) : paper ; 10 x 18 cm.

Abstract:

Text used in public and private meditation and prayer dedicated to the worship (pūjā) and veneration of the Hindu deity, the elephant-headed Gaṇeśa (named Vakratuṇḍa or the one with the curved trunk). Contains primarily a series of mantras related to this deity. The names Gaṇeśa and Śiva are written as abbreviations of a larger title of an unknown Purāṇic work, possibly the Gaṇeśapurāṇa. Lacks end and incorrectly titled "Aghoramantra" by Poleman using the explicit (f. 2v).

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