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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 950 Bhṛguvidā upaniṣad / भृगुविदा उपनिषद्
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 950
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9962595223503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Manuscript is used for contemplation, study, and recitation, and is a late Vedic, quasi-philosophical work reflecting on the nature of the self in the realm of ultimate existence through the lens of a narrative about the adventures of the ancient sage Bhṛgu and his encounter and dialogue with his father Varuṇa, who equates the ultimate principle in the universe, the brahman, with food.
- Title from colophon (f. 4v); alternate title supplied by cataloger.
- Written in 10 lines per leaf.
- 4 leaves foliated 1-4, upper left and lower right verso.
- Dated saṃvat 1860 (1803) (f. 4v).
- Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; metrical accents added with red throughout; vertical margins marked with double red line.
Extent1 item (4 leaves) : 11 x 17 cm
ColophonColophon: iti bhṛguvidā upaniṣatsamāptaḥ // śrāva-va-2 saṃvat 1860 // (f. 4v).
- Food--Religious aspects--Hinduism
- Varun̥a (Hindu deity)
- Hindu philosophy
- Philosophy, Indic
- Devotional literature, Sanskrit
- Hindu mythology
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century
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