Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Coll. 390 Yajñopavītadhāraṇa
Call numberMs. Coll. 390
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 6409247
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Manual including rules and laws of dharma related to the sacred thread ceremony, a Vedic rite of passage for young boys of the top three castes, allowing them to participate in the performance and reading of Vedic rites and ceremonies.
- Title from text (f. 1r).
- Written in 6-7 lines per leaf.
- 4 leaves foliated 1-4, upper left and lower right verso.
- Mistakes blacked out.
Extent1 10 x 15 cm
- Sacred thread ceremony
- Rites and ceremonies--India
- Hindu law
- Manuals (instructional materials)
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century