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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 272 - Dharmaśāstrasaṃgraha
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Dharmaśāstrasaṃgraha, 1844.
Physical description:
1 item (55 leaves) : paper ; 10 x 23 cm.
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Manuscript is a kind of compendium and manual containing rules and laws governing the performance of various rites, such as funeral rites. Contains excerpts from various purāṇic and śāstric works such as the Śiva Purāṇa.
Related names:
Chiban Bhaṭ Vyāsa, scribe.
Hindu law.
Rites and ceremonies - India.
Funeral rites and ceremonies - India.
Hindu funeral rites and ceremonies.
Form / Genre:
Manuals (instructional materials)
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 18th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Title from colophon (f. 54r).
Written in 7-8 lines per leaf.
55 leaves foliated 1-55, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīdharmasaṃgrahe vahagraṃthātara saṃmahainakārikāsamāptaṃ // 1// śrubhaṃ bhavatu // saṃvat 19[0]2 śake 1766 // mitijyaṣṭaśra 7 guruvāsa[?]vyāsena likhitaṃ / (f. 54r).
Dated saṃvat 1902 and śaka 1766 (1844) (f. 54r).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins.
Non-Latin script record.
Scribe is Chiban Bhaṭ Vyāsa (f. 55v).
Indexed / Referenced in:
Listed in H. I. Poleman, Census of Indic Manuscripts in the United States and Canada (New Haven, Conn.: American Oriental Society, 1938), Poleman 2990 (UP 272).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 272
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 272
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
धर्मशास्त्रसंग्रह, १८४४.

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Collection: Indic Manuscripts
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: No
Notated: No
Language: Sanskrit
Century: 18th century
Century: 19th century
Date: 1844
Genre: Manuals (instructional materials)
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 19th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century
Subject: Dharma
Subject: Funeral rites and ceremonies
Subject: Hindu funeral rites and ceremonies
Subject: Hindu law
Subject: Rites and ceremonies
Geography: India
Related names: Chiban Bhaṭ Vyāsa, scribe
Page material: Paper