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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 570 Praśnottararatnamālā / प्रश्नोत्तररत्नमाला

Title

Praśnottararatnamālā / प्रश्नोत्तररत्नमाला

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Call number

Ms. Coll. 390 Item 570
(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 used for public or private recitation, prayer, and contemplation. The title means: Garland of jewels in the form of questions and answers, and is written in poetic verse, but asks large religious and philosophical questions about the nature of the world and one's place in it; raises issues such as the cycle of life and death and one's ultimate release from it, especially if one recites the poem. Contains a praise of teachers (gurus).

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Extent

1 item (4 leaves) : 13 x 25 cm

Support

Paper

Colophon

Colophon: iti śrīśaṃkarācāryaviracitāpraśnottararatnamālikāsamāptā // śrīśaṃka (f. 4v).

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fol. 1v-2r
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fol. 2v-3r
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fol. 3v-4r
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fol. 4v
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