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Pauṇḍarīkaprayoga, 1807. = पौण्डरीकप्रयोग, १८०७.

Author/Creator:
Baudhāyana.
Publication:
1807.
१८०७.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 item (11 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 26 cm.
Subjects:
Soma.
Hinduism -- Rituals -- Texts.
Rites and ceremonies -- India.
Hindu law.
Dharma.
Form/Genre:
Manuals (instructional materials)
Treatises.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 19th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 19th century.
Language:
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Summary:
Selections from Baudhāyana's Prayogasāra and is a collection of rules and regulations (dharma or Hindu law) containing Vedic rites for use by Hotṛ priests; specifically related to the Pauṇḍarīka ceremony which lasts 11 days; this rite is focused on the elixir soma, a mind-altering, ancient drug.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 11r).
Written in 12-14 lines per leaf.
11 leaves foliated 1-11, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti pauṃḍarīkaprayogaḥ 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 1289, Item 1292, Item 1293, Item 1294, 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; horizontal and vertical borders created with triple red lines on title page (f. 1r).
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 3336 (UP 1295).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1295.
Contributor:
Sadāśiva (Son of Kāśinātha), scribe.
Contained In:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1295
OCLC:
907928554
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