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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 917 Taittirīyakavārttika / तैत्तिरीयकवार्त्तिक
Other related names
- Pāṇḍuraṅgakṣetra, scribe
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 917
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9962533343503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Manuscript is used for contemplation and study and is a medieval Hindu philosophical treatise and commentary on the Taittirīyopaniṣad, exploring themes of the universal Self and its relationship to the underlying principles of existence such as the abstract concept of the brahman as well as discussion of social structure. Text comprises the first chapter of the commentary and is written from the perspective of the Advaita (non-dualism) Vedānta school of philosophy.
- Title from colophon (f. 42r); alternate title Taittirīyopaniṣadbhāṣya supplied by cataloger.
- Written in 9 lines per leaf.
- 42 leaves foliated 1-42, upper left and lower right verso.
- Dated śaka 1714 (1792) (f. 42r).
- Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout.
- Watermarks include man riding a horse, a bull, and letters.
- Scribe is Pāṇḍuraṅgakṣetra (f. 42r).
Extent1 item (42 leaves) : 11 x 30 cm
ColophonColophon: iti śrīmatparamahaṃsaparivrājakācāryaviracitaṃ taittirīyakavārtikaṃ samāptaṃ // śrīpāṃḍuraṅgakṣetrai likhitam idaṃ śake 1714 bhādre samāptaṃ // (f. 42r).
- Hindu philosophy--Early works to 1800
- Philosophy, Indic--Early works to 1800
- Vedanta--Early works to 1800
- Advaita--Early works to 1800
- Brahman--Early works to 1800
- Self (Philosophy)--Early works to 1800
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
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