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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 921 Kaṭha / कठ
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 921
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9962528943503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Manuscript is used for contemplation, study and recitation, and is a Hindu or Late Vedic philosophical treatise presented as a dialogue between a father Vājraśrava, and his son Niciketas; the work addresses early concepts of the Self (ātman), as well as addressing and offering interpretation of early social and ritual action. Manuscript has some kind of brief commentary written in the margins of the first two folios (f. 1v-2r).
- Title from title page (f. 1r).
- Written in 8-10 lines per leaf.
- 10 leaves foliated 1-10, upper left and lower right verso.
- Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and extensive additions in margins; some folios treated with yellow turmeric powder to protect the manuscript from insects.
Extent1 item (5 leaves) : 10 x 25 cm
ColophonColophon: iti tṛtīyāvallī adhyāyaścaprathamaḥ samāptaḥ śubhaṃ śiva // (f. 5v).
- Self (Philosophy)
- Hindu philosophy
- Philosophy, Indic
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century
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