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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1337 - Vāstuśāntiprayoga
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Title:
Āśvalāyanagr̥hyasūtra.
Vāstuśāntiprayoga, 1816.
Physical description:
1 item (3 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 21 cm.
Language(s):
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Summary:
Manual including rules of dharma and associated laws for use during the performance of Vedic rites and ceremonies with respect to the creation of sacred spaces, houses, and the like; concerned with appeasing especially domestic deities residing in or presiding over these spaces.
Related names:
Bhāskara Dāḍekara, scribe.
Subject:
Sacred space - India.
Hinduism - Rituals - Texts.
Rites and ceremonies - India.
Hindu law.
Dharma.
Form / Genre:
Manuals (instructional materials)
Treatises.
Watermarks.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 3v).
Written in 10 lines per leaf.
3 leaves foliated 1-3, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: ity āśvalāyanagṛhyasūtrānusārīvāstuśāṃtiprayogaḥ // (f. 3v).
Scribe is Bhāskara Dāḍekara (f. 3v)
Dated śaka 1738 (1816) (f. 3v).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double red line.
Watermarks with a crest and the initials G and M below it.
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 3256 (UP 1337).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1337.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1337
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
वास्तुशान्तिप्रयोग, १८१६.

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Collection: Indic Manuscripts
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: No
Notated: No
Language: Sanskrit
Century: 19th century
Date: 1816
Genre: Manuals (instructional materials)
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 19th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century
Genre: Treatises
Genre: Watermarks
Subject: Dharma
Subject: Hindu law
Subject: Hinduism
Subject: Rites and ceremonies
Subject: Rituals
Geography: India
Related names: Bhāskara Dāḍekara, scribe
Page material: Paper