Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Coll. 390 Agnisūkta
Call numberMs. Coll. 390
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 6913453
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Manuscript is a fragment from the tenth book of the Ṛgveda and is a hymn to the Vedic god of fire, Agni, to be recited during the performance of Vedic fire sacrifice. There are red accents written above the text to help with the proper recitation of the text. Manuscript was previously housed as a fragment with Ms. Coll. 390, Item 416.
- Title supplied by cataloger
- Written in 11 lines per leaf.
- 1 leaf, foliated 35.
- Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins in black or red; verse numbers highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double black line.
Extent1 20 x 10 cm
- Rites and ceremonies--India
- Agni (Hindu deity)
- Vedic language--Accents and accentuation
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century