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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 931 Śvetāśvataropaniṣadvivaraṇa / श्वेताश्वतरोपनिषद्विवरण
Other related names
- Gāḍagīla, Janārdana Koṇḍadeva, former owner
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 931
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9962532243503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Manuscript is used for contemplation and study and is a Hindu philosophical treatise and commentary (vivaraṇa) on the Śvetāśvataropaniṣad, a work that reinterprets the symbolic value of Hindu rites and rituals, but points especially to the centrality of the Vedic god Rudra, an early form of the Hindu deity Śiva, within the constructed universe. This work includes a medieval exegesis of late Vedic mythology related to Śaivism.
- Title from colophon (f. 54v).
- Written in 11-12 lines per leaf.
- 54 leaves foliated 1-54, upper left and lower right verso.
- Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; some significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red.
Extent1 item (54 leaves) : 12 x 32 cm
ColophonColophon: iti śrīmatparamahaṃsaparivrājakācāryaśrīsajhānottamapūjyapādaśiṣyaśrīmadvijñānātmabhagavataḥ kṛtau śvetāśvataropaniṣadvivaraṇeṣaṣṭho 'dhyāyaḥ // janārdan koṃḍadeva gāḍgīl akyaṃ ce pustaka svārthaṃ parārthaṃ ca // śrīvelaneśvarāya namaḥ // (f. 54v).
- Formerly owned by Janārdan Koṇḍadeva Gāḍgīl (f. 54v) along with Ms. Coll. 390, Item 930 and Item 932.
- Rudra (Hindu deity)
- Siva (Hindu deity)
- Hindu philosophy
- Philosophy, Indic
- Rites and ceremonies--India
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century
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