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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 922 Maitreyopaniṣad / मैत्रेयोपनिषद्
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 922
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9962528963503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Manuscript is used for contemplation, study and recitation, and is a Hindu or post-Vedic philosophical treatise discussing the nature of the deity Śiva and his status in relationship to the Self (ātman) and the ultimate reality (the brahman), and different rites and practices associated with this realization, especially the rudrakṣa, a kind of prayer bead associated with Śiva.
- Title from colophon (f. 2r).
- Written in 9 lines per leaf.
- 2 leaves foliated 1-2, upper left and lower right verso.
- Mistakes blacked out; some folios treated with yellow turmeric powder to protect manuscript from insects.
Extent1 item (2 leaves) : 10 x 25 cm
ColophonColophon: maitreyopaniṣad // (f. 2r).
- Siva (Hindu deity)
- Rites and ceremonies--India
- 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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