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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 318 - Cāturmāsya
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 318 - Cāturmāsya
Title:
Cāturmāsya, circa 1650-1800.
Physical description:
1 item (48 leaves) : paper ; 13 x 24 cm.
Summary:
Manuscript for private or public use and consultation in rites and ceremonies for a set of three sacrifices performed at the beginning of each cycle (season) of four months (cāturmāsya) of the year. Text includes rites for venerating one's ancestors and for purification of the sacrificer. Manuscript is incomplete and lacks an ending.
Notes:
Title from incipit (f. 48v).
Written in 8-10 lines per leaf.
48 leaves foliated 1-48, middle right verso.
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout.
Non-Latin script record.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 318
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 318
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
चातुर्मास्य, १६५०-१८००.
 
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