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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1620 - Hemādri, active 1260-1309 - Vratahemādri
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Author:
Hemādri, active 1260-1309.
Title:
Vratahemādri, circa 1700-1850.
Caturvargacintāmaṇi
Physical description:
1 item (99 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 32 cm.
Language(s):
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Summary:
Collection of Hindu rites and observances drawn together from other sources such as the Padmapurāṇa; treatise and manual of Hindu law (dharma) about these individual practices.
Subject:
Dharma.
Hindu law.
Rites and ceremonies - India.
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 title page (f. 1r).
Written in 9 lines per leaf.
99 leaves foliated 1-99, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti padmapurāṇoktaṃ vaiṣṇavavratam // (f. 99v).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins.
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 3204 (UP 1620).
Other Titles:
Puranas. Padmapurāṇa. Selections.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1620.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1620
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
व्रतहेमाद्रि, 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: Rites and ceremonies
Geography: India
Author: Hemādri, active 1260-1309
Page material: Paper