Manual including rites, regulations and rules of dharma about the performance of a Vedic fire rite (homa) in order to celebrate
the Destroyer of demons (Rākṣoghna), and protect the home from demons and other malevolent spirits. Work also contains Vedic
hymns (sūkta) in praise of various Vedic gods to cause the destruction of demons. Manuscript was part of a larger compilation
of Vedic rites and rituals.
Colophon: iti rākṣoghnasūktavidhiḥ // (f. 5r)
Title from final title page (f. 5v).
Written in 9-10 lines per leaf.
5 leaves foliated 1-5, upper left and lower right verso.
Mistakes blacked out.
Watermark of part of a crest.
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1341.
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1341
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
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