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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1307 - Agniṣṭoma brāhmaṇācchaṃsī prayoga
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Title:
Agniṣṭoma brāhmaṇācchaṃsī prayoga, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (2 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 24 cm.
Language(s):
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Summary:
Manual (including the laws, regulations, and guidelines) for the Brāhmaṇācchaṃsin priest (an assistant to the Hotṛ priest) for his part in the Vedic Agniṣṭoma rites, including verses recited against one's enemies.
Subject:
Hinduism - Rituals - Texts.
Rites and ceremonies - India.
Hindu law.
Dharma.
Form / Genre:
Manuals (instructional materials)
Treatises.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 18th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Notes:
Title from incipit (f. 2v).
Written in 11-13 lines per leaf.
2 leaves foliated 1-2, upper left and lower right verso.
Incipit: śrīgaṇeśāyanamaḥ athāgniṣṭomo brāhmaṇācchaṃsīprayogaḥ // (f. 1r).
Mistakes blacked out; vertical margins marked with double 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 264 (UP 1307).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1307.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1307
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
अग्निष्टोम ब्राह्मणाच्छंसी प्रयोग, 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: 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: Hindu law
Subject: Hinduism
Subject: Rites and ceremonies
Subject: Rituals
Geography: India
Page material: Paper