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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 921 Kaṭha / कठ

Title

Kaṭha
कठ

Call number

Ms. Coll. 390 Item 921
(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 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).

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Extent

1 item (5 leaves) : 10 x 25 cm

Support

Paper

Colophon

Colophon: iti tṛtīyāvallī adhyāyaścaprathamaḥ samāptaḥ śubhaṃ śiva // (f. 5v).

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fol. 1r
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fol. 1v-2r
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fol. 2v-3r
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fol. 3v-4r
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fol. 4v-5r
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fol. 5v
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