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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1078 Bhūtaviveka / भूतविवेक
- Mādhava, -1386
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 1078
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9963317683503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Manuscript is used for contemplation and study and is a treatise on Hindu philosophy from the perspective of the Advaita (non-dualism) Vedānta school of philosophy; it explores and analyzes the nature of the five elements (ether, air, fire, water and earth) and how they may be differentiated from the ultimate principle in the universe, the brahman; work contains part of an extensive commentary called the Tātparyabodhinī by Rāmakṛṣṇa running parallel, above and below, the main root text.
- Title from title page (f. 1r); commentary title Tātparyabodhinī supplied by cataloger; alternate commentary title Pañcadaśīprakāśikā supplied by cataloger.
- Written in 6-10 lines per leaf.
- 14 leaves foliated 1-12, [i-ii], upper left and lower right verso.
- Manuscript was formerly part of a larger manuscript that included Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1077.
- Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; vertical margins marked with double red line.
- Watermark includes faint letters or words as well as a large crest.
Extent1 item (14 leaves) : 11 x 31 cm
- Matter--Religious aspects--Hinduism
- Hindu philosophy
- Philosophy, Indic
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
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