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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 585 - Rāmacandrabhaṭṭa - Kṛtyaratnāvalī
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Kṛtyaratnāvalī, circa 1650-1800.
Physical description:
1 item (61 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 25 cm.
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Biographical / Organizational History:
Son of Viṭhalabhaṭṭa and grand son of Bālakṛṣṇabhaṭṭ (f. 61v).
Manuscript is used for contemplation and study and is a collection of rules and regulations (Hindu law) drawn from a variety of Hindu epic and purāṇic sources and compiled together by the other; covers a range of different topics such as auspicious days of the Hindu calendar, the specific days to perform fasting, and various other rites and ceremonies.
Hindu law.
Fasting - Religious aspects - Hinduism.
Rites and ceremonies - India.
Hindu astrology.
Form / Genre:
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 17th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century.
Manuscripts - India - 17th century.
Manuscripts - India - 18th century.
Title from colophon (f. 61v).
Written in 11-13 lines per leaf.
61 leaves foliated 1-61, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīmatpadavākyapramāṇābhita tatsadupākhya bālakṛṣṇabhaṭṭāṃgajaviṭhalabhaṭṭavidhabudhavarasūnudharmaśāstrapārāvārīṇa-śrīmadrāmacandrabhaṭṭaviracitā kṛtyaratnāvalī saṃpūrṇā // śubhaṃ bhūyāt (f. 61v).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with quadruple black line.
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 2943 (UP 585).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 585
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 585
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
कृत्यरत्नावली, १६५०-१८००.

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Collection: Indic Manuscripts
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: No
Notated: No
Language: Sanskrit
Century: 17th century
Century: 18th century
Date: 1650
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 17th century
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 17th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century
Genre: Treatises
Subject: Fasting
Subject: Hindu astrology
Subject: Hindu law
Subject: Hinduism
Subject: Religious aspects
Geography: India
Author: Rāmacandrabhaṭṭa
Page material: Paper