Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Coll. 390 Vivaraṇatattvadīpaṇa.
- Akhaṇḍānanda, Muni
Other related names
- Aditya Bahadur Dinha, Mahārāja, former owner
Call numberMs. Coll. 390
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 6299470
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
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. 38v).
- Written in 13 lines per leaf.
- 38 leaves foliated 1-38, lower right verso, second foliation from place in larger manuscript foliated 342-379, upper left verso, in original and second scribal hand.
- Mistakes 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 1018, Item 1019, Item 1020, Item 1021, Item 1022, Item 1023, and Item 1024.
Extent1 12 x 28 cm
ColophonColophon: iti śrīmatparamahaṃsaparivrājakācāryākhaṇḍānubhūtipūjyapādaśiṣyeṇākhaṇḍānaṃdamuninā viracite vivaraṇatattvadīpane caturthasūtraṃ samāptam // (f. 38v).
- 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