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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1305 - Raghunātha - Agnihotrahomaprāyaścita
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Author:
Raghunātha.
Title:
Agnihotrahomaprāyaścita, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (59 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 25 cm.
Language(s):
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Summary:
Manual of instructions, rules, and regulations (dharma, Hindu law) for a Hotṛ priest to perform fire rites (homa) and for correcting any transgressions or errors made.
Subject:
Homa (Rite)
Fire - Religious aspects - Hinduism.
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. 1v).
Written in 8-9 lines per leaf.
59 leaves foliated 1-59, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: ity evaṃ raghunāthena prāyaścitakutūhale nirmite nitate haumyaprāyaścitavivecanaṃ sarvātmāśrīrāmalihitātabhdaktanārāyaṇa atrī // (f. 59r).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; some significant phrases written in red; vertical margins marked with double red 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 3151 (UP 1305).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1305.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1305
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
अग्निहोत्रहोमप्रायश्चित्त, 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: Fire
Subject: Hindu law
Subject: Hinduism
Subject: Homa (Rite)
Geography: India
Author: Raghunātha
Page material: Paper