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Prāyaścitta, circa 1700-1850. = प्रायश्चित्त, १७००-१८५०.

Author/Creator:
Hemādri, active 1260-1309.
Publication:
circa 1700-1850.
१७००-१८५०.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 item (257 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 25 cm.
Subjects:
Dharma.
Hindu law.
Rites and ceremonies -- India.
Atonement (Hinduism).
Form/Genre:
Manuals (instructional materials)
Treatises.
Watermarks.
Tables of contents.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 19th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 18th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 19th century.
Language:
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Summary:
Work on Hindu law (dharma) related to the performance of atonement rites. There is a table of contents at the end of manuscript (Part 2, f. 1-6).
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 251r).
Written in 10 lines per leaf.
257 leaves foliated (Part 1) 1-251, (Part 2) 1-6, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīhemādrau prāyaścittādhyāye sarvaprāyaścittaṃ samāptaṃ (f. 251r).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; some significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red; vertical margins marked with triple black line. Paper treated with yellow powder to protect manuscript from insects.
Watermarks of a coat of arms and the name J. Whatman.
Wooden board with beveled edges supports the manuscript. The name Śrīgaṇeśa is written on the board along with some other illegible words.
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 2984 (UP 1640).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1640.
Contained In:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1640
OCLC:
930727137
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