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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1195 Sūryātharvaśirasupaniṣad / सूर्याथर्वशिरसुपनिषद्
TitleSūryātharvaśirasupaniṣad / सूर्याथर्वशिरसुपनिषद्
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 1195
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9963595003503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Manuscript is used for contemplation, study, and recitation, and is a Hindu proto-philosophical treatise placing the sun (sūrya) as the highest and most central deity in the universe. Derived primarily from the Atharvaveda, a work that is largely dedicated to various Hindu and Vedic deities and addresses various household rites and rituals and their interpretation.
- Title from colophon (f. 2v).
- Written in 8-9 lines per leaf.
- 2 leaves foliated 1-2, upper left and lower right verso.
- Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins.
Extent1 item (2 leaves) : 11 x 24 cm
ColophonColophon: ity ātharvavede sūryātharvaśirasasamaptaṃ // (f. 2v).
- Sūrya (Hindu deity)
- Hindu philosophy
- Philosophy, Indic
- Rites and ceremonies--India
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century
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