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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 723 Śvetāśvataropaniṣad / श्वेताश्वतरोपनिषद्
TitleŚvetāśvataropaniṣad / श्वेताश्वतरोपनिषद्
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 723
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9962103233503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Manuscript is used for contemplation, study, and recitation, representing the sixth and final section of the larger upaniṣad dating to around the 3rd century BC. It is one of the earliest works treating a systematic philosophy related to the Vedic deity Rudra, an early form of the Hindu deity Śiva, equating him with the principle of Iśvara or Lord for the first time. Also contains early formations of myths, social, and ritual structures related to early Śaivism.
- Title from colophon (f. 19r).
- Written in 7-8 lines per leaf.
- 19 leaves foliated 1-19, upper left and lower right verso.
- Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; colophon highlighted in red; vertical margins marked with double red line.
Extent1 item (19 leaves) : 9 x 17 cm
ColophonColophon: iti śrīśvetāśvataropaniṣadiṣaṣṭhodhyāyaḥ (f. 19r).
- Hindu philosophy
- Philosophy, Indic
- Siva (Hindu deity)
- Rudra (Hindu deity)
- Rites and ceremonies--India
- Hindu mythology
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century
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