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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 296 - Govinda Daivajña Garuḍa - Āgrayaṇaman̄jūṣā
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Author:
Govinda Daivajña Garuḍa.
Title:
Āgrayaṇaman̄jūṣā, 1880.
Physical description:
1 item (16 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 20 cm.
Language(s):
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Summary:
Manuscript is a kind of manual outlining the rules and regulations (Hindu law, Dharma) governing the performance of the opening of the offering of soma or fruit during a Vedic Agniṣṭoma sacrifice. Last part of the text, the Āgrayaṇanirṇaya, outlines the completion of the rite.
Subject:
Soma.
Homa (Rite)
Rites and ceremonies - India.
Hindu priests.
Form / Genre:
Manuals (instructional materials)
Treatises.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Notes:
Title from internal colophon (f. 14v-15r); secondary title Āgrayaṇanirṇaya from final colophon.
Written in 1 lines per leaf.
16 leaves foliated 1-15, [16], upper left and lower right verso.
Internal colophon: iti śrīgaruḍopanāmakagovindadaivajñaviracitāgrapaṇamaṃjūpāsamāptā // śrīgurucaraṇaujayataḥ // śake 1802 vikramābde āśvīnakṛṣṇapakṣe 2 ṣudhau likhite 'yaṃ // śrīkṛṣṇārpaṇam astu // śrī // (f. 14v-15r).
Dated śaka 1802 (1880) (f. 15r).
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 3349 (UP 296).
Other Titles:
Āgrayaṇanirṇaya.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 296
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 296
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
आग्रयणमञ्जूषा, १८८०.

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Collection: Indic Manuscripts
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: No
Notated: No
Language: Sanskrit
Century: 19th century
Date: 1880
Genre: Manuals (instructional materials)
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 19th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century
Genre: Treatises
Subject: Hindu priests
Subject: Homa (Rite)
Subject: Rites and ceremonies
Subject: Soma
Geography: India
Author: Govinda Daivajña Garuḍa
Page material: Paper