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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 884 Vajraśūcyupaniṣad / वज्रशूच्युपनिषद्
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 884
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9962426963503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Manuscript is used for contemplation, study, and recitation and is a medieval philosophical treatise and ritual text designed to help purify and prepare the mind and body for attaining ultimate realization of the self and its relationship to the highest reality. Though given the name of Upaniṣad, not part of the corpus of late Vedic works of this genre.
- Title from colophon (f. 5v).
- Written in 1-5 lines per leaf.
- 5 leaves foliated 1-5, upper left and lower right verso.
- Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; vertical margins marked with double red line.
Extent1 item (5 leaves) : 12 x 26 cm
ColophonColophon: iti vajraśūcyupaniṣatsamāptā (f. 5v).
- Purity, Ritual--Hinduism
- Self (Philosophy)
- Hindu philosophy
- Philosophy, Indic
- Rites and ceremonies--India
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century
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