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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1640 - Hemādri, active 1260-1309 - Prāyaścitta
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1640 - Hemādri, active 1260-1309 - Prāyaścitta
Hemādri, active 1260-1309.
Prāyaścitta, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (257 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 25 cm.
Work on Hindu law (dharma) related to the performance of atonement rites. There is a table of contents at the end of manuscript (Part 2, f. 1-6).
Title from colophon (f. 251r).
Written in 10 lines per leaf.
257 leaves foliated (Part 1) 1-251, (Part 2) 1-6, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīhemādrau prāyaścittādhyāye sarvaprāyaścittaṃ samāptaṃ (f. 251r).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; some significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red; vertical margins marked with triple black line. Paper treated with yellow powder to protect manuscript from insects.
Watermarks of a coat of arms and the name J. Whatman.
Wooden board with beveled edges supports the manuscript. The name Śrīgaṇeśa is written on the board along with some other illegible words.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1640.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1640
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
प्रायश्चित्त, १७००-१८५०.
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