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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1065 Kaṭhopaniṣad / कठोपनिषद्
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 1065
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9963181723503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
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. 16v).
- Written in 8-9 lines per leaf.
- 16 leaves foliated 1-16, upper left and lower right verso.
- Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; vertical margins marked with double black line; floral patterns drawn on title page (f. 1r) as well as after colophon at end of manuscript (f. 16v).
Extent1 item (16 leaves) : 10 x 14 cm
ColophonColophon: oṃ tat sat // kaṭhopaniṣatsamāptaḥ // (f. 16v).
- Self (Philosophy)
- Hindu philosophy
- Philosophy, Indic
- Drawings (visual works)
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century
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