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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 876 Taittirīyopaniṣad / तैत्तिरीयोपनिषद्

Title

Taittirīyopaniṣad
तैत्तिरीयोपनिषद्

Call number

Ms. Coll. 390 Item 876
(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 late Vedic philosophical treatise that expounds upon the nature of existence and the importance and significance of Vedic mantras, their recitation, and how they lead one to the realization of higher truths especially to the ultimate, highest status of Being in the universe (brahman). Work includes many mantras (words of phrases of power) dedicated to various Hindu and Vedic gods. Manuscript ends with the beginning of a text of praise (stotra) dedicated to the Hindu deity Nārāyaṇa, a form of Viṣṇu.

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Extent

1 item (11 leaves) : 12 x 25 cm

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