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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1111 Māṇḍūkyopaniṣad / माण्डूक्योपनिषद्
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 1111
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9963335013503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Manuscript is used for contemplation, study and recitation and is a late Vedic philosophical treatise employing primarily mantras (words or phrases of power), especially the mantra Oṃ. The work outlines four states of consciousness (awake, dreaming, sleeping, and transcendent) and is the shortest among the Upaniṣads with 12 verses.
- Title from marginal abbreviation (f. 1v).
- Written in 10-12 lines per leaf.
- 3 leaves foliated 1-3, upper left and lower right verso.
- Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; some syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double red line.
Extent1 item (3 leaves) : 10 x 21 cm
- Consciousness--Religious aspects--Hinduism
- Hindu mantras
- Hindu philosophy
- Philosophy, Indic
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century
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