Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Coll. 390 Pañcamāraṇyaka
Other related names
- Dāḍekara, Bhāskara, scribe
Call numberMs. Coll. 390
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 7078440
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Canonical Hindu text deals with symbolic interpretation of the Vedic sacrifice and functions as an ancient commentary on Vedic hymns and as a ritual manual.
- Title from colophon (f. 52v); alternate title Āraṇyaka from cover page (f. 1r).
- Written in 9-10 lines per leaf.
- 53 leaves foliated 1-53, upper left and lower right verso.
- Watermarks of a floral design near the end of the manuscript, possibly part of a coat of arms.
- Scribe is Bhāskara Dāḍekara (f. 52v).
- Dated śaka 1741 (1819) (f. 52v).
- 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 10 x 21 cm
ColophonColophon: iti paṃcamāraṇyakaṃ samāptaṃ // śrīkṛṣṇārpaṇam astu // (f. 52v).
- Rites and ceremonies--India
- Manuals (instructional materials)
- Hymns (documents)
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century