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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 973 Śikṣopaniṣad / शिक्षोपनिषद्
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 973
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9962761913503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Manuscript is used for contemplation, study, and recitation and is a late Vedic philosophical treatise on the attainment of divine knowledge and the importance and significance of Vedic mantras and words, their recitation, and how they lead to the realization of higher truths, such as the brahman, the ultimate principle in the universe. This text especially focuses on pronunciation.
- Title from colophon (f. 9v).
- Written in 7 lines per leaf.
- 9 leaves foliated 1-9, upper left and lower right verso.
- Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; metrical accents added in red throughout.
Extent1 item (9 leaves) : 13 x 25 cm
- Hindu mantras
- 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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