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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1069 Jābālopaniṣad / जाबालोपनिषद्
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 1069
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9963181893503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Manuscript is used for contemplation and recitation and is an early, post-Vedic philosophical work presented as a dialogue between the ancient Hindu mythic figures Yājñavalkya and Janaka, who discuss a range of topics including the nature of Kurukṣetra (well known as a battle field and a place of sacrifice), rites and ceremonies, and others.
- Title from colophon (f. 6r); alternate title Jyābālopaniṣad from title page (f. 1r).
- Written in 8 lines per leaf.
- 6 leaves foliated 1-6, upper left and lower right verso.
- Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; some significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double black line.
Extent1 item (6 leaves) : 10 x 16 cm
ColophonColophon: iti caturthaḥ khaṃḍaḥ // iti jābālopaniṣat samāptā // (f. 6r).
- Hindu mythology
- Hindu philosophy
- Philosophy, Indic
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century
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