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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1018 Vivaraṇatattvadīpaṇa. / विवरणतत्त्वदीपण
TitleVivaraṇatattvadīpaṇa. / विवरणतत्त्वदीपण
- Akhaṇḍānanda, Muni
Other related names
- Aditya Bahadur Dinha, Mahārāja, former owner
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 1018
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9962991893503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Manuscript is used for contemplation and study and is a Hindu philosophical treatise and super-commentary written from the perspective of, and reflecting on the doctrine of, the Vivaraṇa branch of the Advaita (non-dualism) Vedānta school of philosophy, which seeks to explain the root cause of ignorance (avidyā).
- Title from colophon (f. 185r).
- Written in 13 lines per leaf.
- 185 leaves foliated 1-185, upper left and lower right verso.
- Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins, some of it in a second scribal hand; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout.
- Manuscript was part of a larger work that included Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1019, Item 1020, Item 1021, Item 1022, Item 1023, Item 1024, and Item 1025.
Extent1 item (185 leaves) : 12 x 28 cm
ColophonColophon: iti śrīmatparamahaṃsaparivrājakācāryākhaṃḍānubhūtiśiṣyeṇākhaṃḍānadamunināviracite vivaraṇatatvadīpane prathamavarṇakaṃ samāptam // (f. 185r).
- Formerly owned by H.H. Maharaja Aditya Bahadur Dinha, L.C.S.I, who lived in Ramnagar (a district of the well known Hindu pilgrimage center of Varāṇasī) (from particle board supporting Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1021, at the time of sale).
- Hindu philosophy
- Philosophy, Indic
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century
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