[South Indian Sanskrit MS 177, Whish MS 192] Taittirīya-Brāhmaṇa
Language – Sanskrit
Date – [1800?]
Palm leaf; 9 lines on a folio. Manuscript consists of the Taittirīya-Brāhmaṇa, in 3 Aṣṭakas, ending with III, 9. The first two folios contain a table of contents indicating the start of Aṣṭakas and Praśnas. Text begins: brahma san dhattan tan me jinvataṃ | etc. The 1st Aṣṭaka ends (f.88b): varuṇasya yad aśvibhyāṃ yat triṣu tasmād udvatīs saptatriṃśat || varuṇasya prati tiṣṭhati || hariḥ om etc. The 2nd Aṣṭaka ends (f.185b): pīvonnāṃ yūyaṃ pāta svastibhis sadā naḥ || hariḥ om, etc. The 3rd Aṣṭaka ends (f.302): prajāpatir aśvamedhañ juhvati || hariḥ om | etc. South Indian Sanskrit / Whish Manuscript Collection. See ’A catalogue of South Indian Sanskrit manuscripts (especially those of the Whish Collection) belonging to the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland’ by M. Winternitz, with an appendix by F. W. Thomas (London: RAS, 1902) p.234. Go to http://tinyurl.com/j3tkdwj for a digital copy of this catalogue. J. L. Whish, gift of manuscripts collected by his brother C. M. Whish, July 1836. Text in Sanskrit; Grantha script.