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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 6 - Ānayo vaiśvānarāya
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Title:
Vedas. Yajurveda. Kr̥ṣṇayajurveda (Taittirīyasaṃhitā) Āṣṭaka 4
Ānayo vaiśvānarāya, 1814.
Physical description:
1 item (58 leaves) : paper ; 24 x 11 cm.
Summary:
Vedic ritual text containing early examples of Hindu mythology and the procedures for building a great fire altar, animal sacrifices, and other kinds of rituals.
Notes:
Title from opening marginal note in red (f. 13r); alternate title Caturthāṣṭaka from back title page (f. 72v).
Written in 10-12 lines per leaf.
58 leaves foliated 13-71, [72], lower right verso.
Colophon: samāptaścaturthāṣṭakaḥ // śrīsāṃbārpaṇamastu // saṃvat 1871 // cha // (f. 71v).
Dated saṃvat 1871 (1814) (f. 71v).
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; accented in red throughout.
May have been housed at an earlier time with Item 2, Item 3, and Item 5.
Non-Latin script record.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 6
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 6
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
आनयो वैश्वानराय, १८१४.

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Collection: Indic Manuscripts
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: No
Notated: No
Language: Sanskrit
Century: 19th century
Date: 1814
Genre: Hymns
Genre: Manuals (instructional materials)
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 19th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century
Subject: Hindu mythology
Subject: Hinduism
Subject: Rites and ceremonies
Subject: Rituals
Geography: India
Page material: Paper