Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Coll. 390 Sāṃkhyatattvakaumudī
- Miśra, Vācaspati
Other related names
- Maisūrakara, Viśvanātha, scribe
Call numberMs. Coll. 390
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 6219550
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Manuscript is used for contemplation and study and is a commentary of the Sāṃkhyakārikā, a treatise on Sanskrit, Hindu, philosophy from the perspective of the Sāṃkya, one of the earliest schools of Indian philosophy. A kind of dualistic tradition (distinguishing between spirit and matter), it is intimately connected to the philosophy of yoga.
- Scribe is Viśvanātha Maisūrakara (f. 68r).
- Title from colophon (f. 68r).
- Written in 8-9 lines per leaf.
- 68 leaves foliated 1-68, upper left and lower right verso.
- Dated saṃvat 1935 (1877) (f. 68r).
- Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red.
Extent1 10 x 18 cm
- Hindu philosophy
- Philosophy, Indic
- Dualism (Religion)--Hinduism
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century