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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 262 - Dinakarabhaṭṭa, fl. 1575-1640 - Śāntisāra
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 262 - Dinakarabhaṭṭa, fl. 1575-1640 - Śāntisāra
Author:
Dinakarabhaṭṭa, fl. 1575-1640.
Title:
Śāntisāra, circa 1650-1800.
Physical description:
1 item (36 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 25 cm.
Summary:
Manuscript is a kind of manual of or treatise on proprietary sacrifices and contains the rules and regulations (Hindu laws, Dharma) governing rites to be performed by a priest or senior household member. Helps to rid the home of sickness and bad omens through the propitiation of various Hindu deities.
Notes:
Title from marginal note (f. 2r); alternate title Śāntidyota from title page (f. 1r).
Written in 8-11 lines per leaf.
36 leaves foliated 1-13, 15-37, upper left and lower 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; vertical margins marked with double black line.
Non-Latin script record.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 262
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 262
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
शान्तिसार, १६५०-१८००.
 
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