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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 960 Kaivalya upaniṣad / कैवल्य उपनिषद्

Title

Kaivalya upaniṣad / कैवल्य उपनिषद्

Call number

Ms. Coll. 390 Item 960
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)

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Publisher

University of Pennsylvania

Language

In Sanskrit

Summary

Manuscript is used for contemplation and recitation and is a post-Vedic upaniṣad, a philosophical treatise 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 the gods Viṣṇu, Brahmā, and Indra.

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Extent

1 item (2 leaves) : 11 x 16 cm

Support

Paper

Colophon

Colophon: iti śrīkaivalya upaniṣad samāptaḥ //

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fol. 2v
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