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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1083 Mahāvākyaviveka / महावाक्यविवेक
- Mādhava, -1386
Other related names
- Śaṅkarācārya, attributed name
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 1083
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9963321193503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Manuscript is used for contemplation and study and is a treatise on Hindu philosophy whose title is translated as Discourse on the Great utterance; reflection on well known phrases from the Upaniṣads as presented in Mādhava's Pañcadaśī, written from the perspective of the Advaita (non-dualism) Vedānta school of philosophy; work contains part of an extensive commentary called the Tātparyabodhinī by Rāmakṛṣṇa running parallel, above and below, the main root text. Colophon of root text (f. 3r) names Śaṅkarācārya as the author of the text, but the incipit (f. 1v) and colophon (f. 3r) of the commentary name Vidyaraṇya (Mādhava) as the author of the root text.
- Title from colophon (f. 3r); commentary title Tātparyabodhinī supplied by cataloger; alternate commentary title Pañcadaśīprakāśikā supplied by cataloger.
- Written in 9-10 lines per leaf.
- 3 leaves foliated 1-3, upper left verso; alternate set of foliation from larger manuscript is 42-44, lower right verso.
- Manuscript was formerly part of a larger manuscript that included Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1079, Item 1080, Item 1081, Item 1082, and Item 1084.
- Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; vertical margins marked with double red line on the first folio (f. 1v).
- Watermark with three initials, B.G.Q.
Extent1 item (3 leaves) : 11 x 32 cm
ColophonColophon: iti śrīśaṃkarācāryaviracitaḥ paṃcadaśyāṃ mahāvākyavivekaḥ paṃcamaḥ samāptaḥ // 5 // (f. 3r).
- Hindu philosophy
- Philosophy, Indic
- Manuscripts, India--18th century
- Manuscripts, India--19th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
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