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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 928 Amṛtabiṇḍūpaniṣad / अमृतबिण्डूपनिषद्
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 928
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9958497633503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Manuscript used for study and consultation and inquires into theories of knowledge about the self (ātman), its place in the cycle of life and death (saṃsāra), and its place in relationship to the Hindu deity Śiva, envisioned as the highest Lord of the universe. Contains discussion of mantras and sound. Text is often named as one of the so-called Yoga upaniṣads, which were likely composed in the fourteenth century or later.
- Title from colophon (f. 4r).
- Written in 21-23 lines per leaf.
- 4 leaves foliated 1-4, upper left and lower right verso.
- Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins.
- Non-Latin script record.
Extent1 item (4 leaves) : 11 x 33 cm
ColophonColophon: ity amṛtabiṃdūpaniṣatsamāptam // śrīsāṃbasadāśivārpaṇam astu // (f. 4r).
- Knowledge, Theory of (Hinduism)
- Siva (Hindu deity)
- Self (Philosophy)
- Hindu mantras
- Sound--Religious aspects--Hinduism
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century
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