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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1337 - Vāstuśāntiprayoga
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1337 - Vāstuśāntiprayoga
Vāstuśāntiprayoga, 1816.
Physical description:
1 item (3 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 21 cm.
Manual including rules of dharma and associated laws for use during the performance of Vedic rites and ceremonies with respect to the creation of sacred spaces, houses, and the like; concerned with appeasing especially domestic deities residing in or presiding over these spaces.
Title from colophon (f. 3v).
Written in 10 lines per leaf.
3 leaves foliated 1-3, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: ity āśvalāyanagṛhyasūtrānusārīvāstuśāṃtiprayogaḥ // (f. 3v).
Scribe is Bhāskara Dāḍekara (f. 3v)
Dated śaka 1738 (1816) (f. 3v).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double red line.
Watermarks with a crest and the initials G and M below it.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1337.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1337
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
वास्तुशान्तिप्रयोग, १८१६.
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