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Sāvitrakāṭhakacayanaprayoga, circa 1742. = सावित्रकाठकचयनप्रयोग, १७४२.

Publication:
circa 1742.
१७४२.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 item (17 leaves) : paper ; 10 x 21 cm.
Subjects:
Sāvitrī (Hindu deity).
Hindu altars.
Rites and ceremonies -- India.
Hindu mantras.
Sun -- Religious aspects.
Form/Genre:
Manuals (instructional materials).
Prayers.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 18th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 18th century.
Language:
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Summary:
Manuscript is a collection of Vedic formulas and Sanskrit mantras employed in rituals for the building of the fire altar dedicated to the Vedic deity Sāvitrī (name of the sun).
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 17v).
Written in 10-11 lines per leaf.
17 leaves foliated 1-17, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti sāvitrakāṭhakacayanaprayogo baudhāyanīyaḥ // śake 1663 durmatau māghabahulanavamyāṃ sigipanibaṃtulya aṃhālubehadhaccalupa āvmadhaccemasvārthaṃ paropakṛtṛye ca bhūyāt // śrīrāma (f. 17v).
Dated śaka 1663 māghabahula 9 (Wednesday, 28 February 1742 A.D.) (f. 17v).
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. Accents in red throughout.
Non-Latin script record.
Cited in:
Listed in H. I. Poleman, Census of Indic Manuscripts in the United States and Canada (New Haven, Conn.: American Oriental Society, 1938), Poleman 3434 (UP 111).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 111
Contained In:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 111
OCLC:
813298523
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