Title
Namāz : manuscript, 1858-1865
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Provides access to page images of entire work]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FHCL:3153235 
Location
Microforms (Lamont)

Houghton

Master Microforms

Networked Resource
Language
Arabic
Description
1 v. (129 folios)
Form/Genre
text

print
Subject
Ismaili literature ;  Indic literature ;  South Asian literature ;  Ismailites ;  Religious literature ;  Islamic sects

Category
Ismaili literature

manuscript

Note
Ritual Prayer in Arabic with instructions on number of prostration cycles (rakaʻahs) to be performed during each of the five prayer times.

Title provided by cataloger.

Foreign paper (watermark not clearly visible). Pages in very poor condition, water-stained, worm-eaten with frayed edges.

24 x 17 cm. (20 x 13 cm.).

Written in black, 13-15 lines per page.

Originally stab-sewn; subsequently bound as multiple sections sewn on cloth tapes; binding in poor condition; quarter-cloth and paper covered hardboard covers; originally covered with marbleized paper and ajrak-style cloth.

Writing commenced on 11 Bhedharvā [Bhadrapad] 1915 s./1858 (f. 8r), completed on 28 Fāgan [Phalgun] 1922 s./1865 (f. 115v).

MS Indic 2534. Houghton Library, Harvard University.

In Arabic and Sindhi in Khojki script.


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