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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1167 Kaṭhopaniṣad / कठोपनिषद्
TitleKaṭhopaniṣad / कठोपनिषद्
Other related names
- Bhānu, scribe
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 1167
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9963566933503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Manuscript is used for contemplation, study and recitation, and is a Hindu or Late Vedic philosophical treatise presented as a dialogue between a father Vājraśrava, and his son Niciketas; the work addresses early concepts of the Self (ātman), as well as addressing and offering interpretation of early social and ritual action. An Advaita Vedānta commentary, Damodāra's Kāṭhopaniṣadvyākhyā, runs above and below the root text.
- Title from title abbreviations in margins throughout; title of commentary Kāṭhopaniṣadvyākhyā from commentary colophon (f. 16r).
- Written in 9-11 lines per leaf.
- 17 leaves foliated 1-16, [i], upper left and lower right verso.
- Commentary colophon: iti kaṭhavallīvyākhyādāmodarakṛteti (f. 16r).
- Scribe is Bhānu (Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1165, f. 4r).
- Dated saṃvat 1917 and śaka 1782 (1860) based on Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1169 (f. 100r), written by the same scribe.
- Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout.
- Manuscript written by the same scribe as Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1160, Item 1161, Item 1164, Item 1165, Item 1166, Item 1168, Item 1169, and Item 1172.
Extent1 item (17 leaves) : 13 x 35 cm
- Hindu philosophy
- Philosophy, Indic
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century
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