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Nāndīśrāddhasaṃkalpa, circa 1700-1850. = नान्दीश्राद्धसंकल्प, १७००-१८५०.

Publication:
circa 1700-1850.
१७००-१८५०.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 item (9 leaves) : paper ; 10 x 25 cm.
Subjects:
Rites and ceremonies -- India.
Hindu funeral rites and ceremonies.
Ancestor worship -- Hinduism.
Worship (Hinduism).
Form/Genre:
Manuals (instructional materials)
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 19th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 18th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 19th century.
Language:
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Summary:
Manuscript is a kind of manual or handbook to be used by priests or senior family members, which outlines the rules and regulations (Hindu law) for performing rites of veneration to a specific class of deceased ancestors, typically the third generation back.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 9v).
Written in 9-10 lines per leaf.
9 leaves foliated 1-9, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti nāṃdīśrāddhasaṃkalpyaḥ // likhitam idaṃ kāśyāṃnīlakaṃṭhasūnunānārāyaṇena // śrī // śrī // karakṛtam aparādhaṃ kṣantum arhaṃti saṃtaḥ // (f. 9v).
Scribe is Nārāyaṇa son of Nīlakaṇṭha from the city of Vārāṇasī (f. 9v).
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 black line.
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 3274 (UP 176).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 176
Contributor:
Nārāyaṇa ( son of Nīlakaṇṭha), scribe.
Contained In:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 176
OCLC:
819548727
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