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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 967 Two Śaiva upaniṣads

Title

Two Śaiva upaniṣads

Call number

Ms. Coll. 390 Item 967
(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 study, contemplation, and recitation and is a quasi-philosophical treatise written in poetic verse containing mantras and told through a narrative/mythological allegory. The first text focuses on the Hindu goddess Devi while the second focuses on the centrality of the Hindu god Śiva as the highest principle in the universe. Both texts are influenced by Śaiva Tantric traditions.

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Extent

1 item (5 leaves) : 13 x 23 cm

Support

Paper

Colophon

Colophon: iti kaivalyopaniṣatsamāptaḥ // bhadraṃno api vādayenanaḥ // oṃ śāṃtiḥ śāṃiḥ śāṃtiḥ // iti samāpta

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