Selections from Baudāyana's Prayogasāra as compiled by Bhairava Tilaka and is a collection of rules and regulations (dharma or Hindu law) containing Vedic rites for use by Hotṛ priests.
Title from colophon (f. 11v). Written in 12-14 lines per leaf. 11 leaves foliated 1-11, upper left and lower right verso. Colophon: iti baudhāyanīya āruṇaketukaprayogaḥ samāptaḥ // (f. 11r). Manuscript is part of a group of manuscripts written by or under the direction of Sadāśiva, along with Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1276, Item 1279, Item 1280, Item 1281, Item 1282, Item 1283, Item 1284, Item 1285, Item 1286, Item 1287, Item 1288, Item 1292, Item 1293, Item 1294, Item 1295, Item 1296, Item 1297, Item 1298, Item 1299, and Item 1300. Scribe is Sadāśiva, son of Kāśinātha (f. 11r). Dated śaka 1729 (1807) (f. 11r). 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 triple red line.
Listed in H.I. Poleman, Census of Indic Manuscripts in the United States and Canada (New Haven, Conn.: American Oriental Society, 1938), Poleman 3338 (UP 1289).