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Tithitattva, 1839. = তিথিতত্ত্ৱ, ১৮৩৯.

Author/Creator:
Raghunandana Bhaṭṭācārya, 16th cent.
Publication:
1839.
১৮৩৯.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 item (203 leaves) : paper ; 9 x 41 cm.
Contained In:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 308
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Subjects:
Hindu law.
Dharma.
Hindu astronomy.
Rites and ceremonies -- India.
Form/Genre:
Manuals (instructional materials)
Treatises.
Diagrams.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 19th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 19th century.
Language:
In Sanskrit (Bengali)
Biography/History:
Son of Hari Bhaṭṭācārya.
Summary:
Manuscript is used by priests or householders for consultation about the rules and regulations (Hindu law, Dharma) governing rites that are to be performed on specific lunar days (tithi) of the Hindu calendar. Small segmented diagram/graph with various individual Bengali characters in most of the segments (f. 62v).
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 200v).
Written in 5-8 lines per leaf.
203 leaves foliated 1-45, [i], 46-63, 63-81, [i], 82-200, middle left and middle right verso.
Colophon: iti vandyaghaḍhīyaśrīharibhaṭṭācāryātmajaśrīraghūnandanabhaṭṭācāryaviracitaṃ tithitattvaṃ samāptaṃ // (f. 200v).
Dated śaka 1761 (1839) (f. 200v).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; some folios treated with yellow turmeric powder.
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 2935 (UP 308).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 308
OCLC:
830677518