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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 955 Taittirīyopaniṣad / तैत्तिरीयोपनिषद्
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 955
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9962593163503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Manuscript is used for contemplation, study, and recitation and is a late Vedic philosophical treatise that expounds upon the nature of existence and the importance and significance of Vedic mantras, their recitation, and how they lead one to the realization of higher truths, especially to the ultimate, highest status of Being in the universe (brahman). Work includes many mantras (words and phrases of power) dedicated to various Vedic gods to be used in prayer and rituals.
- Title supplied by cataloger.
- Written in 7 lines per leaf.
- 10 leaves foliated 1-10, upper left and lower right verso.
- Mistakes covered in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; vertical margins marked with triple red line; metrical accents added in red throughout.
Extent1 item (10 leaves) : 12 x 21 cm
- Self (Philosophy)
- Hindu mantras
- Gods, Vedic
- Rites and ceremonies--India
- Devotional literature, Sanskrit
- Hindu philosophy
- Philosophy, Indic
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century
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