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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 958 Kaivalyopaniṣad dīpikā / कैवल्योपनिषद् दीपिका
TitleKaivalyopaniṣad dīpikā / कैवल्योपनिषद् दीपिका
- Śaṅkarānanda, active 1290
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 958
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9962593313503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Manuscript is used for contemplation and study and is a Hindu philosophical treatise and commentary (dīpikā) written from the Advaita (non-dualism) Vedānta school of philosophy, about the Kaivalyopaniṣad, a post-Vedic upaniṣad written in verse, containing mantras, and told through a narrative/mythological allegory, focusing on the centrality of the Hindu god Śiva as the highest principle in the universe and identifying him with other gods as well.
- Title from marginal abbreviations.
- Written in 7-9 lines per leaf.
- 16 leaves foliated 1-16, upper left and lower right verso.
- Mistakes covered with yellow or crossed out, some additions and corrections written in margins; vertical margins indicated with double red line.
Extent1 item (16 leaves) : 12 x 22 cm
- Hindu mantras
- Siva (Hindu deity)
- Hindu mythology
- Philosophy, Indic
- Hindu philosophy
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century
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