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Ms. Coll. 390 Mahāvākyopaniṣad

Title

Mahāvākyopaniṣad

Call number

Ms. Coll. 390
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)

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Publisher

The University of Pennsylvania Libraries

Language

In Sanskrit

Summary

Manuscript is used for contemplation and study and is a kind of early Hindu philosophical treatise that examines the nature of existence through aphorisms, the Great sayings (mahāvakyas), by means of the use of mantras. This collection is likely a medieval work, edited by followers of Advaita Vedānta, for the purpose of providing an overview or essence of that school of philosophy.

Notes

Extent

1 14 x 20 cm

Support

Paper

Colophon

Colophon: itī māhāṃvākyopaniṣatsamāptā // (f. 2v).

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