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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1363 - Vaiśvadeva
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1363 - Vaiśvadeva
Title:
Vaiśvadeva, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (4 leaves) : paper ; 9 x 13 cm.
Summary:
Guide with associated rules and laws of dharma for rites, prayers, and mantras for offerings and sacrifice to the Vedic gods; connected to or once part of the Agnihotra (fire sacrifice) and homa rites; the rites are identical to the Devayajña.
Notes:
Title from incipit (f. 1r).
Written in 9-10 lines per leaf.
4 leaves foliated 1-4, upper left and lower right verso.
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; paper treated with yellow turmeric powder to protect the manuscript from insects.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1363.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1363
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
वैश्वदेव, १७००-१८५०.
 
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