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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1619 - Bāpūbhaṭṭa - Kṛtyamañjarī
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Kṛtyamañjarī, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (74 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 29 cm.
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Manuscript is used for consultation by a priest or household member regarding the rules and regulations (Hindu law, dharma) about observations of various feasts and fasts throughout the calendar year. Table of contents at the beginning of the manuscript (Part 1, f. 1-2).
Table of contents (Part 1, f. 1-2) -- Kṛtyamañjarī (Part 2, f. 1-72).
Hindu law.
Rites and ceremonies - India.
Fasts and feasts - Hinduism.
Form / Genre:
Manuals (instructional materials)
Tables of contents.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 18th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Title from colophon (f. 72v).
Written in 9 lines per leaf.
74 leaves foliated 1-2, 1-72, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīmaccittayāvanakelakaropābhidhamahādevātmajabāpubhaṭṭaviracitākṛtyamaṃjarīsamāptā // śrīviśveśvara // śrīvimaleśvara // (f. 72v).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins.
Single wooden board, with beveled edges and inscription, for support.
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 2891 (UP 1619).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1619.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1619
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
कृत्यमञ्जरी, 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: Fasts and feasts
Subject: Hindu law
Subject: Hinduism
Subject: Rites and ceremonies
Geography: India
Author: Bāpūbhaṭṭa
Page material: Paper