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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 885 - Sureśvarācārya - Pañcīkaraṇavārttika
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 885 - Sureśvarācārya - Pañcīkaraṇavārttika
Author:
Sureśvarācārya.
Title:
Pañcīkaraṇavārttika, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (9 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 23 cm.
Summary:
Manuscript is used for contemplation and study and is a Hindu philosophical treatise written from the perspective of the Advaita Vedānta school of philosophy. The work is a super-commentary (vārttika) on the Pañcīkaraṇa by Śaṅkarācārya. Work describes the stages of cosmic evolution, the role of the mantra Oṃ, as well as the place of the Self and its realization within that process of evolution.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 8v).
Written in 9-11 lines per leaf.
9 leaves foliated [i], 1-8, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīparamahaṃsaparivrājakācāryapūjyapādaśiṣyaśrīsuraścarācāryaviracitapaṃcīkaraṇavārtikaṃ saṃpūrṇaṃ // (f. 8v).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; vertical margins marked with double purple line.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 885
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 885
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
पञ्चीकरणवार्त्तिक, १७००-१८५०.
 
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