Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Coll. 390 Cāturmāsprāyaṣcitta
Other related names
- Śaṅkarabhaṭṭa (Son of Rāma Bhaṭṭa), scribe
Call numberMs. Coll. 390
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 6375829
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Manuscript employed as a manual for priests in a private or public setting for consultation during rites and ceremonies performed during full and new moon sacrifices. Text outlines procedures (religious law) for the proper performance of atonement rites and may be linked to the performance of rites at the beginning of each cycle (season) of four months (cāturmāsya) of the year
- Title from colophon (f. 57r); alternate title Prāyaścittapradīpa from title page (f. 1r); alternate title Darśapūrṇamāsaprāyaścitta supplied by cataloger.
- Date śaka 1655 (1733) (f. 57r).
- Scribe is Śaṅkarabhaṭṭa, son of Rāma Bhaṭṭa (f. 57r).
- Written in 11-14 lines per leaf.
- 57 leaves foliated 1-57, upper left and lower right verso.
- 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 double red line.
Extent1 11 x 27 cm
ColophonColophon: iti cāturmāsprāyaṣcittaṃ // (f. 57r).
- Purity, Ritual--Hinduism--Early works to 1800
- Dharma--Early works to 1800
- Hindu law--Early works to 1800
- Ancestor worship--Hinduism--Early works to 1800
- Seasons--Religious aspects--Hinduisum--Early works to 1800
- Manuals (instructional materials)
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century