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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 290 - Tryaṃbaka Paṇḍita - Āśaucanirṇaya
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Tryaṃbaka Paṇḍita.
Āśaucanirṇaya, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (3 leaves) : paper ; 13 x 26 cm.
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Biographical / Organizational History:
Son of Nārāyaṇa Raghunātha.
Manuscript is a kind of manual or treatise used for consultation and is a text on the rules (religious laws) governing the removal of impurities, especially those related to pregnancy.
Pregnancy - Religious aspects.
Hindu law.
Hindu women.
Purity, Ritual - Hinduism.
Form / Genre:
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 18th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Title from colophon (f. 3v).
Written in 14-21 lines per leaf.
3 leaves foliated 1-2, [3], upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīnārāyaṇātmajaraghunāthasūnūtryaṃbakaviracitāśaucanirṇayaḥ samāptaḥ (f. 3v).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout.
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 3021 (UP 290).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 290
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 290
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
आशौचनिर्णय, १७००-१८५०.

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Collection: Indic Manuscripts
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: No
Notated: No
Language: Sanskrit
Century: 18th century
Century: 19th century
Date: 1700
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 19th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century
Genre: Treatises
Subject: Hindu law
Subject: Hindu women
Subject: Hinduism
Subject: Pregnancy
Subject: Purity, Ritual
Geography: India
Author: Tryaṃbaka Paṇḍita
Page material: Paper