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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 284 - Pretamañjarī
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 284 - Pretamañjarī
Pretamañjarī, 1754.
Physical description:
1 item (5 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 24 cm.
Manuscript is used for private or public ceremonies as a kind of manual for priests or senior householders to guide them in the rules and regulations governing funeral rites as well as some discussion about the spirits of the dead.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Written in 12-13 lines per leaf.
5 leaves foliated 1-5, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: sa[ṃ]vat // 1814 // mama do[ṣo] na dī[ya]taṃ jñodekhāśo līkhā [//] rāmerāmajīvaśahāi śrīgaṇeśāyan // (f. 5r).
Dated saṃvat 1814 (1754) (f. 5r)
Mistakes covered in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with a quadruple black line.
Scribe is Jñodekhāśa (f. 5r).
Non-Latin script record.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 284
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 284
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
प्रेतमञ्जरी, १७५४.
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