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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 839 - Br̥hadāraṇyakavyākhyāmitākṣāra
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 839 - Br̥hadāraṇyakavyākhyāmitākṣāra
Title:
Br̥hadāraṇyakavyākhyāmitākṣāra, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (138 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 27 cm.
Summary:
Manuscript is used for contemplation and study and is a medieval Hindu philosophical treatise and commentary on the Br̥hadāraṇyakopaniṣad, related to the Vedānta school of philosophy. The work may be related to that of Madhava's commentary or a related work. Ends at the section dealing with the fifth part of the eighth book of the ancient text. The first few folios and final folio appear to be added later in order to complete the text, written in a different hand.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 171r).
Written in 9-10 lines per leaf.
138 leaves foliated 1-98, 133-172, upper left and lower right verso; folios 171-172 are written in modern pencil.
Colophon: iti bṛhadāraṇyakavyākhyāyāmitākṣarāyām aṣṭamādhyāyasya paṃcamaṃ brāhmaṇam // 5 // (f. 171r).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double red line.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 839
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 839
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
बृहदारण्यकव्याख्याख्यामिताक्षार, १७००-१८५०.
 
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