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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1337 - Vāstuśāntiprayoga
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Vāstuśāntiprayoga, 1816.
Physical description:
1 item (3 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 21 cm.
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
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.
Sacred space - India.
Hinduism - Rituals - Texts.
Rites and ceremonies - India.
Hindu law.
Form / Genre:
Manuals (instructional materials)
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
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