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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 309 - Raghunandana Bhaṭṭācārya, active 16th century - Kṛtyatattva
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 309 - Raghunandana Bhaṭṭācārya, active 16th century - Kṛtyatattva
Author:
Raghunandana Bhaṭṭācārya, active 16th century.
Title:
Kṛtyatattva, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (29 leaves) : paper ; 9 x 39 cm.
Summary:
Manuscript is a treatise used for consultation by priests discussing the true nature of duty (Hindu law, Dharma) and contains different examples of daily rites to be performed by Hindus, including an emphasis on śrāddha rites (funeral rites). Manuscript includes some Vedic and non-Vedic rites as well as some devotional material (pūja).
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 34v).
Written in 9-10 lines per leaf.
29 leaves foliated 6-34, middle right verso.
Colophon: iti vandya [???] śrīhariharabhaṭṭācāryātmaja śrīraghūnandanabhaṭṭācāryaviracitaṃ kṛtyatattvaṃ samāptaṃ (f. 34).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 309
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 309
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
কৃত্যতত্ত্ৱ, ১৭০০-১৮৫০.
 
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