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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 269 - Śūdrāhnika
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 269 - Śūdrāhnika
Title:
Śūdrāhnika, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (7 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 24 cm.
Summary:
Manuscript is a kind of manual or handbook about the rules that regulate the dharma of and daily rites and ceremonies to be performed by low-caste workers (śūdras).
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 8r).
Written in 13-16 lines per leaf.
7 leaves foliated 2-8, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śudradharmatatve śūdrāhnikaṃ (f. 8r).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; verse dividers and colophon in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double red line.
Non-Latin script record.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 269
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 269
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
शूद्राह्निक, १७००-१८५०.
 
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