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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1203 Śvetāśvataropaniṣad / श्वेताश्वतरोपनिषद्
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 1203
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9963624433503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Manuscript is used for contemplation and recitation and is a late Vedic work, a philosophical treatise that reinterprets the symbolic value of Hindu rites and rituals, but points especially to the centrality of the Vedic god Rudra, an early form of the Hindu deity Śiva, within the constructed universe. This work includes some of the earliest examples of mythology related to Śaivism.
- Title from colophon (f. 9r).
- Written in 9 lines per leaf.
- 9 leaves foliated 1-9, upper left and lower right verso.
- Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins.
Extent1 item (9 leaves) : 11 x 25 cm
ColophonColophon: śvetāśvataropaniṣadi ṣaṣṭo 'dhyāyaḥ // (f. 9r).
- Rites and ceremonies--India
- Siva (Hindu deity)
- Rudra (Hindu deity)
- Hindu philosophy
- Philosophy, Indic
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century
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