Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Coll. 390 Kaṭhavupaniṣad
Call numberMs. Coll. 390
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 6276359
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Manuscript is used for contemplation, study and recitation, and is a Hindu or Late Vedic philosophical treatise presented as a dialogue between a father Vājraśrava, and his son Niciketas; the work addresses early concepts of the Self (ātman), as well as addressing and offering interpretation of early social and ritual action.
- Title from colophon (f. 12v).
- Written in 7-9 lines per leaf.
- 12 leaves foliated 1-12, upper left and lower right verso.
- Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; verse dividers added in red; vertical margins marked with double red line.
Extent1 14 x 26 cm
ColophonColophon: iti kaṭhavupaniṣatsaṃpūrṇaṃ // (f. 12v).
- Self (Philosophy)
- Hindu philosophy
- Philosophy, Indic
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century