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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1219 Kaṭhopaniṣad / कठोपनिषद्

Title

Kaṭhopaniṣad / कठोपनिषद्

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Call number

Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1219
(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 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.

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Extent

1 item (12 leaves) : 10 x 20 cm

Support

Paper

Colophon

Colophon: iti ātharvaṇīyeṣupaniṣasukaṭhavakṣī upaniṣasamāpta // (f. 12r).

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