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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 887 Brahmasūtra / ब्रह्मसूत्र
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 887
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9962430993503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Manuscript is used for contemplation and study and is a treatise typically aligned with Vedānta (end of the Veda) and its associated philosophy. It is a foundational work that was highly influential on Hindu philosophy from the early medieval period and especially on later medieval thinkers and beyond. Particular concern is given to the nature of the highest reality or absolute, the brahman.
- Title from colophon abbreviations throughout.
- Written in 9-12 lines per leaf.
- 14 leaves foliated 1-13, [i] upper left and lower right verso.
- Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted or written in red throughout.
- Watermarks on European style paper, image of three circles on top of one another, one bearing a moon, the second of what could be an elephant, the third is unclear; the circles have a Christian cross on top of them.
Extent1 item (14 leaves) : 13 x 22 cm
- Hindu philosophy
- Philosophy, Indic
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century
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