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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 295 - Śrāddhāsaṃkalpa
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 295 - Śrāddhāsaṃkalpa
Title:
Śrāddhāsaṃkalpa, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (1 leaf) : paper ; 12 x 28 cm.
Summary:
Manuscript is a short manual for use by priests or senior householders and outlines some of the rules, regulations, and procedures (Hindu law, Dharma) governing the observance and performance of funeral rites.
Notes:
Title from margin (f. 1v).
Written in 20 lines per leaf.
1 leaf.
Mistakes blacked out; some additions in margins. Manuscript treated with yellow turmeric powder.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 295
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 295
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
श्राद्धासंकल्प, १७००-१८५०.
 
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