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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 925 - Kauṣītakibrāhmaṇāraṇyaka
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 925 - Kauṣītakibrāhmaṇāraṇyaka
Title:
Kauṣītakibrāhmaṇāraṇyaka, 1641.
Physical description:
1 item (21 leaves) : paper ; 9 x 21 cm.
Summary:
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.
Notes:
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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