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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2735 - Yajñopavītadhāraṇavidhi
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2735 - Yajñopavītadhāraṇavidhi
Yajñopavītadhāraṇavidhi, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (2 leaves) : paper ; 10 x 21 cm.
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.
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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