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Śrāddhavidhi, 1822. = श्राद्धविधि, १८२२.

Publication:
1822.
१८२२.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 item (3 leaves) : paper ; 21 x 9 cm.
Subjects:
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Religious aspects.
Rites and ceremonies -- India.
Hinduism -- Prayers and devotions.
Form/Genre:
Manuals (instructional materials)
Prayers
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 19th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 19th century.
Language:
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Summary:
Manuscript employed by a priest or family member as a manual or handbook on funeral rites and prayers. Manuscript is incomplete with only the beginning and end.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 21v).
Written in 8-10 lines per leaf.
3 leaves foliated 1-2, 21, lower right verso.
Colophon: saṃvat // 1879 // vijayanāmasaṃvatsare // mārgaśīrṣe kṛṣṇapakṣe sapte mīsaumyavāsare // svārthaṃ vāparamārthaṃ ca likhitaṃ rāmaśarmaṇaḥ // (f. 21v).
Dated saṃvat 1879 mārgaśīrṣa kṛṣṇapakṣa 7 (Thursday, 5 December 1822 A.D.) (f. 21v).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; many corrections and additions in margins; text is accented in red(f. 1-2).
Non-Latin script record.
Scribe is Rāmaśarman (f. 21v).
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 3300 (UP 141).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 141
Contributor:
Rāmaśarman, scribe.
Contained In:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 141
OCLC:
819406021
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