Manuscript of the Devimahatmya (Story of the Great Goddess)
Wood with pigment, palm leaves, and ink
Durgā Saptashatī (दुर्गासप्तशती) Caṇḍī Pāṭha (चण्डीपाठः): pāṭha – "reading" – refers to the act of ritual reading. The text contains 700 (saptashata; "seven hundred") verses, arranged into 13 chapters - in an early Bhujimol script, Bihar or Nepal, 11th century.
(Contributed by Bibhash Gupta)
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