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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 853 - Śaṅkarānanda, active 1290 - Talavakāropaniṣaddīpikā
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 853 - Śaṅkarānanda, active 1290 - Talavakāropaniṣaddīpikā
Śaṅkarānanda, active 1290.
Talavakāropaniṣaddīpikā , circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (16 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 25 cm.
Manuscript is used for contemplation and study and is a Hindu philosophical treatise and commentary (bhāṣya) written from the perspective of Advaita Vedānta, on the Kenopaniṣad, a late Vedic work. This work is dedicated to asking questions about the nature of the universe, human perception of it, and the highest realities therein (ātman, brahman, and others), between students and their teacher. In the process the work addresses and offers an interpretation of early social and ritual action.
Title from colophon (f. 16v); alternative title Kenopaniṣadbhāṣya from marginal abbreviations.
Written in 12-14 lines per leaf.
16 leaves foliated 1-16, lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīśaṃkarabhagavataḥ kṛtau talavakāropaniṣaddīpikā samāptaṃ // (f. 16v).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red near the front and back of the manuscript.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 853
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 853
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
तलवकारोपनिषद्दीपिका, १७००-१८५०.
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