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Smṛtikaustubha, circa 1700-1850. = स्मृतिकौस्तुभ, १७००-१८५०.

Author/Creator:
Anantadeva, active 17th century.
Publication:
circa 1700-1850.
१७००-१८५०.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 item (292 leaves) : paper ; 13 x 28 cm.
Contained In:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1575
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Subjects:
Hindu law.
Dharma.
Fasting -- Religious aspects -- Hinduism.
Hindu astrology.
Rites and ceremonies -- India.
Vratas.
Widows (Hindu law).
Form/Genre:
Manuals (instructional materials)
Treatises.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 19th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 18th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 19th century.
Language:
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Summary:
Collection of Hindu laws, rules, and procedures for various beliefs, ideas, and practices that include astrology, marriage, food, fasting, observances (vratas), and widowhood.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 292r).
Written in 8-14 lines per leaf.
292 leaves foliated 1-292, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīmadanaṃtadevasūtāpadevatanayenānaṃtadevena viracite smṛtikaustubhe saṃskāradīdhitiḥ samāptim agamat // graṃthasaṃkhyā 8000 // śrīrastu // (f. 292r).
Scribe is Rāmacandra Abhidheya (f. 292v).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red through some of the manuscript; vertical margins marked with double black and red line.
Single wooden board with slightly beveled edge supports manuscript.
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 2822 (UP 1575).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1575.
Contributor:
Rāmacandra Abhidheya, scribe.
OCLC:
927413072