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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1152 Īśāvāsyabhāṣya / इशावास्यभाष्य
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 1152
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9963505763503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Manuscript is used for contemplation and recitation and is a Hindu philosophical treatise and commentary from the perspective of Advaita (non-dualism) Vedānta school of philosophy. The manuscript is a commentary on a late Vedic work, the Īśopaniṣad, and is also a poem, employing Hindu mantras and exploring the meaning and nature of the highest disembodied Lord, referred to as Īśvara; an unidentified super-commentary runs horizontally above and below the main text.
- Title from colophon (f. 15r).
- Written in 12-15 lines per leaf.
- 15 leaves foliated 1-15, upper left and lower right verso.
- Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double red line. Some folios are treated with yellow turmeric powder to protect the manuscript from insects.
- Manuscript is written by the same hand as Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1153.
- Manuscript has paper cover comprised of newsprint and note paper with various notes and printed texts on outer and inner parts.
Extent1 item (15 leaves) : 18 x 32 cm
ColophonColophon: iti śrīmatparamahaṃsaparivrājakācāryaśrīmadgoviṃdabhagavatpūjyapādaśiṣyeṇa śrīśaṃkarācāryeṇa kṛtam īśāvāsyabhāṣyaṃ saṃpūrṇaṃ // (f. 15r).
- Hindu mantras
- Hindu gods
- Hindu philosophy
- Philosophy, Indic
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century
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