Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Coll. 390 Brahmopaniṣad
Call numberMs. Coll. 390
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 6287641
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Manuscript is used for contemplation, study, and recitation and is a Hindu philosophical treatise in the style of the late Vedic upaniṣads, but written in the medieval period. Part of what is known as the Yoga upaniṣads and influenced by the Saṃkhyā and Vedānta, as well as Śakta, philosophical traditions. Work expounds on the universal notion of the brahman and its relationship to the self (ātman). Second, unidentified text begins: jīvanmukto ratikrīḍāmithunānaṃdalakṣaṇān (f. 2v).
- Title from marginal abbreviations.
- Written in 10-11 lines per leaf.
- 2 leaves foliated 1-2, upper left and lower right verso.
- Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; vertical margins marked with double red line; second text added in red in a second scribal hand.
- Blue European paper containing watermarks with the word Glasgow and a crowned crest or seal with a figure inside.
Extent1 11 x 22 cm
ColophonColophon: iti brahmopaniṣatsaṃpūrṇaṃ [//] nāradotdhavādibhistutyaṃ naranārāyaṇānvitaṃ // śrīkāśīviśveśvarārpaṇam astu //(f. 8v).
- Self (Philosophy)
- Hindu philosophy
- Philosophy, Indic
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century