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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 571 - Vedāntabhāṣya
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 571 - Vedāntabhāṣya
Vedāntabhāṣya, circa 1650-1800.
Physical description:
1 item (99 leaves) : paper ; 10 x 29 cm.
Manuscript used for study or contemplation and is a collection of commentaries (bhāṣya) on the Vedānta school of philosophy, which focuses on the implications statements made in the Upaniṣads. Includes the Brahmāmimāmsa by Vijñāna (f. xii verso), among others. Manuscript is incomplete; many folios were out of order; several folio numbers are duplicated due likely to scribal error, with many others being unclear; and 12 unnumbered folios have been arranged at the end of the manuscript (ff. i-xii).
Title from title abbreviations in margins.
Written in 8 lines per leaf.
99 leaves foliated 1-8, 10-12, 12,-15, 15-22, 22, 22-23, 23-28, 28-30, 33-41, 44-52, 59-69, 71, 73, 75, 79-86, 89-90, 93-102, [i-xii], lower right verso.
Incipit: maṃtāram īśvaram ityāditāmimāmāśaṃkāmapākaroti // (f. 1r).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or orange or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; vertical margins marked with quadruple black line.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 571
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 571
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
वेदान्तभाष्य, १६५०-१८००.
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