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Sanchipat Puthi

Sanchipat

Max. Length: 30 cm, Max. Breadth: 8 cm

This is a manuscript written on the bark of the Sanchi tree. Sanchipat was the writing material used in the past in Assam. The manuscript is Dashakarma Padhhati which are the rituals incorporating from early marriage to the sacred thread ceremony. The language is Sanskrit and the script is Assamese. There are 48 sheets/pages in total, collected from Hazarikapara, Mangaldoi, Darang district in Assam.