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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 249 - Patañjali attributed name - Sāṃkhyapravacana
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 249 - Patañjali attributed name - Sāṃkhyapravacana
Patañjali attributed name.
Sāṃkhyapravacana, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (47 leaves) : paper ; 13 x 23 cm.
Manuscript used for consultation and study dealing with an early branch of Hindu philosophy (both Yoga and Sāṃkhya). The manuscript attributes the work to the Mahābhāṣya (f. 46v), usually associated with a different historical figure of the same name. The two Patañjalis were likely conflated in the 11th century by the author Bhojadeva.
Title from colophon (f. 46r).
Written in 9 lines per leaf.
47 leaves foliated 1-46, [i], upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīpātāṃjale yogaśāstre sāṃkhyapravacane kauvalpapādaścaturthaḥ samāptaḥ 4 (f. 46r).
Mistakes blacked out; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; some folios are treated with yellow turmeric powder.
Non-Latin script record.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 249.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 249
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
सांख्यप्रवचन, १७००-१८५०.
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