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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2735 - Yajñopavītadhāraṇavidhi
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2735 - Yajñopavītadhāraṇavidhi
Title:
Yajñopavītadhāraṇavidhi, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (2 leaves) : paper ; 10 x 21 cm.
Summary:
Manual including rules and dharma (Hindu law) related to the sacred thread ceremony, a Vedic rite of passage for young boys of the top three castes, allowing them to participate in the performance and reading of Vedic rites and ceremonies.
Notes:
Title from end title page (f. 2v).
Written in 8 lines per leaf.
2 leaves foliated 1-2, upper left and lower right verso.
Mistakes blacked out; metrical accents in red through part of manuscript.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2735.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 2735
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
यज्ञोपवीतधारणविधि, १७००-१८५०.
 
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