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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 294 - Trivikrama - Pratiṣṭhāpaddhati
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 294 - Trivikrama - Pratiṣṭhāpaddhati
Pratiṣṭhāpaddhati, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (7 leaves) : paper ; 10 x 24 cm.
Manuscript is a manual used by priests and outlining the rules and regulations (Hindu laws, Dharma) governing the summoning and installation of deities into a physical support, especially in the context of architecture such as discussion of diagrams for the foundation of a building (vāstumaṇḍala).
Title from colophon (f. 7v).
Written in 11-13 lines per leaf.
7 leaves foliated 1-7, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīraghusūrisūnutrivikramasūriviracitāyāṃ pratiṣṭāpaddhatau tu parigrahaḥ // śubham astusarvajagato giriśaprasādāt // (f. 7v).
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 red line.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 294
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 294
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
प्रतिष्ठापद्धति, १७००-१८५०.
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