880-01 Maraṇavidhi, circa 1700-1850. - Colenda Digital Repository
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880-01 Maraṇavidhi, circa 1700-1850.

Title:
880-01 Maraṇavidhi, circa 1700-1850.
Abstract:
Manuscript is a kind of manual or handbook to be used by priests, which outlines the rules and regulations (religious law) for a variety of different rites connected with death and dying, including the death of a pregnant woman and rites prescribed for a widow wishing to burn herself alive on a funeral pyre (sahagamanavidhi).
Coverage:
India.
Description:
1 item (3 leaves) : paper; 13 x 27 cm.
Identifier:
UPENNLIB_5861736
Language:
In Sanskrit; (Devanāgarī)
Subject:
Hindu women.; Hindu funeral rites and ceremonies.; Rites and ceremonies; Hindu law.; Sati.; Widows (Hindu law)
Type:
Manuscript
Call Number:
Ms. Coll. 390
Collection:
Penn in Hand: Selected Manuscripts