Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Coll. 390 Vākyavṛttiprakaraṇa
Call numberMs. Coll. 390
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 6375449
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Manuscript used for contemplation and study and is a short Hindu philosophical treatise and commentary (prakaraṇa) on the Great saying (mahāvākya), particularly the phrase, You are that (tat tvam asi), often functioning as a mantra and derived from late Vedic upaniṣads. The work is written from the perspective of the Advaita (non-dualism) Vedanta school of philosophy.
- Title from colophon (f. 2v).
- Written in 15-17 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; colophon highlighted in red; vertical margins marked with double red line.
Extent1 13 x 24 cm
ColophonColophon: iti śrīmatparamahaṃsaparivrājakācāryaśrīmacchaṃkarācāryaviracitaṃ vākyavṛttiprakaraṇaṃ saṃpūrṇaṃ // (f. 2v).
- Hindu mantras
- Hindu philosophy
- Philosophy, Indic
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century