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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1195 Sūryātharvaśirasupaniṣad / सूर्याथर्वशिरसुपनिषद्

Title

Sūryātharvaśirasupaniṣad / सूर्याथर्वशिरसुपनिषद्

Call number

Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1195
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)

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Publisher

University of Pennsylvania

Language

In Sanskrit

Summary

Manuscript is used for contemplation, study, and recitation, and is a Hindu proto-philosophical treatise placing the sun (sūrya) as the highest and most central deity in the universe. Derived primarily from the Atharvaveda, a work that is largely dedicated to various Hindu and Vedic deities and addresses various household rites and rituals and their interpretation.

Notes

Extent

1 item (2 leaves) : 11 x 24 cm

Support

Paper

Colophon

Colophon: ity ātharvavede sūryātharvaśirasasamaptaṃ // (f. 2v).

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fol. 1v-2r
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fol. 2v
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