Ms. Coll. 390, Item 309 - Raghunandana Bhaṭṭācārya, active 16th century - Kṛtyatattva
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Raghunandana Bhaṭṭācārya, active 16th century.
Kṛtyatattva, circa 1700-1850.
1 item (29 leaves) : paper ; 9 x 39 cm.
In Sanskrit (Bengali)
|Biographical / Organizational History:||
Son of Harihara Bhaṭṭācārya (f. 34v).
Manuscript is a treatise used for consultation by priests discussing the true nature of duty (Hindu law, Dharma) and contains different examples of daily rites to be performed by Hindus, including an emphasis on śrāddha rites (funeral rites). Manuscript includes some Vedic and non-Vedic rites as well as some devotional material (pūja).
Rites and ceremonies - India.
Funeral rites and ceremonies - India.
Devotional literature, Sanskrit.
|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. 34v).
Written in 9-10 lines per leaf.
29 leaves foliated 6-34, middle right verso.
Colophon: iti vandya [???] śrīhariharabhaṭṭācāryātmaja śrīraghūnandanabhaṭṭācāryaviracitaṃ kṛtyatattvaṃ samāptaṃ (f. 34).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins.
|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 2933 (UP 309).
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 309
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 309
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390