Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Coll. 390 Rāmapūrvatāpinīyopaniṣad
Call numberMs. Coll. 390
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 6375439
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Quasi-philosophical, post-Vedic work, styled after a traditional upaniṣad. The work glorifies and compares the Hindu epic hero Rāma to the ultimate principles and highest realities in the universe and draws from the mythology of the Rāmāyaṇa. The work identifies itself as part of the Atharvaveda.
- Title from colophon (f. 8v); alternate title Rāmatāpanīyopaniṣad supplied by cataloger.
- Written in 7 lines per leaf.
- 8 leaves foliated 1-8, upper left and lower right verso.
- Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double red line. Lines for title marked with red lines on title page, but there is no title written (f. 1r).
Extent1 11 x 25 cm
ColophonColophon: ity atharvavede rāmapūrvatāpinīyopaniṣatsamāptā // (f. 8v).
- Rāma (Hindu deity)
- Hindu philosophy
- Hindu mythology
- Philosophy, Indic
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century