Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Coll. 390 Saṃdhyāvandanamantrabhāṣya
Call numberMs. Coll. 390
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 7048124
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Manuscript is used for contemplation and study and is part of a larger Hindu philosophical treatise and commentary (bhāṣya) on the midday (madhyandina) saṃdhyāvandana (hymns; recitation of Vedic mantras) and worship. It is an ancient Sanskrit liturgy from the Ṛgveda. Likely by Abhinavanārāyaṇendrasarasvatī (author of the Ṛgvedasaṃdhyāvandanamantrabhāṣya), who writes from the perspective of the Advaita (non-dualism) Vedānta school of philosophy.
- Title from colophon (f. 8v); alternate title Ṛgvedasaṃdhyāvandanamantrabhāṣya supplied by cataloger; second alternate title Mādhyaṃdinasaṃdhyāvandanamantrabhāṣya from title page (f. 1r).
- Written in 10 lines per leaf.
- 8 leaves foliated 1-8, upper left and lower right verso.
- Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins.
- Watermarks of a coat of arms, with the initials A, G, and C arranged in a triangle.
Extent1 9 x 29 cm
ColophonColophon: iti saṃdhyāvaṃdanamaṃtrabhāṣyasamāptaṃ // (f. 8v).
- Rites and ceremonies--India
- Hindu philosophy
- Philosophy, Indic
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century