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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 925 - Kauṣītakibrāhmaṇāraṇyaka
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 925 - Kauṣītakibrāhmaṇāraṇyaka
Kauṣītakibrāhmaṇāraṇyaka, 1641.
Physical description:
1 item (21 leaves) : paper ; 9 x 21 cm.
Manuscript is used for contemplation, study, and recitation and is a Hindu treatise and manual dealing with various kinds of Vedic ritual sacrifice and their interpretation, sometimes bringing early forms of philosophical exegesis to bear on early rituals.
Title from internal colophon (f. 5v).
Written in 7-9 lines per leaf.
21 leaves foliated 1-18, 20-12, 23, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti āraṇyake catrurthodhyāyaḥ samāptaḥ // (f. 23r).
Dated saṃvat 1698 (1641) (f. 23r).
Scribe is Bhānudeva, son of Narasiṃha, of the famous pilgrimage center of Vārāṇasī (f. 23r).
Mistakes 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 925
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 925
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
कौषीतकिब्राह्मणारण्यक, १६४१.
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