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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1150 Rudrabhāṣya / रुद्रभाष्य
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 1150
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9963505703503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Manuscript is used for contemplation, study, prayer, and recitation and is a commentary on an ancient Vedic work, the Śatarudriya, dedicated to the hundred forms of the Vedic god Rudra, a antecedent to the Hindu deity Śiva, and considered to be part of the Yajurveda. The commentary, influenced by the Advaita (non-dualism) Vedānta school of philosophy, contains an exploration of ideas, rites, ceremonies, and mythology related to the Hindu deity Śiva. Work also contains some of the root text, the Śatarudriya, running parallel between lines of commentary.
- Title from title abbreviations throughout; alternate title Śivarahasya, from opening folio (f. 1v).
- Written in 12-20 lines per leaf.
- 58 leaves foliated 1-58, upper left and lower right verso.
- Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins.
Extent1 item (58 leaves) : 17 x 36 cm
- Rudra (Hindu deity)
- Siva (Hindu deity)
- Hindu philosophy
- Philosophy, Indic
- Hindu mythology
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century
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