Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1300 Cayanaprayoga / चयनप्रयोग
TitleCayanaprayoga / चयनप्रयोग
Other related names
- Sadāśiva (Son of Kāśinātha), scribe
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 1300
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9963918943503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Selection likely from Baudhāyana's Prayogasāra, and is a collection of rules and regulations (dharma or Hindu law) containing Vedic rites for use by a Hotṛ priests during the building (cayana) of the brick fire altars for use in public Śrauta sacrifices. Some parts marked in red for recitation.
- Title from title page (f. 1r).
- Written in 9-14 lines per leaf.
- 71 leaves foliated 1-71, upper left and lower right verso.
- Dated śaka 1736 (1814) (f. 4v).
- 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 1295, Item 1296, Item 1297, Item 1298, and Item 1299.
- Scribe is Sadāśiva, son of Kāśinātha (f. 71v).
- 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; borders of front and back title pages marked with triple red lines.
Extent1 item (71 leaves) : 11 x 25 cm
ColophonColophon: iti baudhāyanavāsudevadIkṣitakṛtacayanapryogaḥ samāptaḥ // (f. 71v).
- Hindu altars
- Rites and ceremonies--India
- Hindu law
- Manuals (instructional materials)
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century
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