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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 298 - Dinakarabhaṭṭa, fl. 1575-1640 - Śāntisāra
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 298 - Dinakarabhaṭṭa, fl. 1575-1640 - Śāntisāra
Author:
Dinakarabhaṭṭa, fl. 1575-1640.
Title:
Śāntisāra, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (101 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 supplied by cataloger; alternate title Śāntiprayoga from internal colophon (f. 77r).
Written in 10-11 lines per leaf.
101 leaves foliated 38-72, 75-79, 82-103, 108-130, 132-138, 147, 161-164, 166-169, upper left and lower right verso.
Internal colophon: iti nārāyaṇabhaṭṭasutamadrāmakṛṣṇabhaṭṭasutadinakarabhaṭṭakṛto jyeṣṭāśāṃtiprayogaḥ // (f. 77r).
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.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 298
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 298
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
शान्तिसार, १७००-१८५०.
 
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