Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2735 - Yajñopavītadhāraṇavidhi
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Yajñopavītadhāraṇavidhi, circa 1700-1850.
1 item (2 leaves) : paper ; 10 x 21 cm.
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Manual including rules and dharma (Hindu law) related to the sacred thread ceremony, a Vedic rite of passage for young boys of the top three castes, allowing them to participate in the performance and reading of Vedic rites and ceremonies.
Sacred thread ceremony.
Hinduism - Rituals - Texts.
Rites and ceremonies - India.
|Form / Genre:||
Manual (instructional materials)
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 18th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Title from end title page (f. 2v).
Written in 8 lines per leaf.
2 leaves foliated 1-2, upper left and lower right verso.
Mistakes blacked out; metrical accents in red through part of manuscript.
|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 3225 (UP 2735).
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2735.
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 2735
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390