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Cāturmāsyaprayoga, 1790. = चातुर्मास्यप्रयोग, १७९०.

Publication:
1790.
१७९०.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 item (75 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 25 cm.
Contained In:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 122
Status/Location:
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Subjects:
Rites and ceremonies -- India.
Purity, Ritual -- Hinduism.
Seasons -- Religious aspects -- Hinduism.
Ancestor worship -- Hinduism.
Form/Genre:
Manuals (instructional materials)
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 18th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 18th century.
Language:
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Summary:
Manuscript employed as a manual for priests performing rites and ceremonies for a set of three sacrifices performed at the beginning of each cycle (season) of four months (cāturmāsya) of the year.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 74v).
Written in 7-9 lines per leaf.
75 leaves foliated 1-74, [i], upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti cāturmāsya prayogaḥ // saṃvat 18[4]7 kharanāmasaṃvatsare śuciśuklapakṣena vamyāṃtithau maumavāsareṇa lavakṣetre upāsanyupanāmakasatyabhāmayā likhitaṃ // vyaṃkaṭeśaśarmaṇe putrāya idaṃ pustakaṃ dattaṃ (f. 74v).
Dated saṃvat 1847 (1790) (f. 74v); manuscript has what appears to be a "4" written over a "7," but the date could also be saṃvat 1877 (1820).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout. Accents in red throughout.
Non-Latin script record.
Penn Provenance:
Formerly owned by Vyaṅkaṭeśa Śarmaṇa.
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 281 (UP 122).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 122
Contributor:
Upāsani, Satyabhāmā, scribe.
Śarmaṇa, Vyaṅkaṭeśa, former owner.
OCLC:
813838363