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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 141 - Śrāddhavidhi
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 141 - Śrāddhavidhi
Śrāddhavidhi, 1822.
Physical description:
1 item (3 leaves) : paper ; 21 x 9 cm.
Manuscript employed by a priest or family member as a manual or handbook on funeral rites and prayers. Manuscript is incomplete with only the beginning and end.
Title from colophon (f. 21v).
Written in 8-10 lines per leaf.
3 leaves foliated 1-2, 21, lower right verso.
Colophon: saṃvat // 1879 // vijayanāmasaṃvatsare // mārgaśīrṣe kṛṣṇapakṣe sapte mīsaumyavāsare // svārthaṃ vāparamārthaṃ ca likhitaṃ rāmaśarmaṇaḥ // (f. 21v).
Dated saṃvat 1879 mārgaśīrṣa kṛṣṇapakṣa 7 (Thursday, 5 December 1822 A.D.) (f. 21v).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; many corrections and additions in margins; text is accented in red(f. 1-2).
Non-Latin script record.
Scribe is Rāmaśarman (f. 21v).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 141
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 141
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
श्राद्धविधि, १८२२.
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