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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 886 - Tattvabodhaprakaraṇa
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 886 - Tattvabodhaprakaraṇa
Title:
Tattvabodhaprakaraṇa, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (5 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 (non-dual) Vedānta school of Hindu philosophy. Work is sometimes attributed to the writer Śaṅkarācārya, though more likely written by one of his followers, and is considered to be an introductory summary that highlights the main features of Advaita Vedānta.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 5v).
Written in 10-11 lines per leaf.
5 leaves foliated 1-5, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti tattvabodhaprakaraṇaṃ samāptaṃ // (f. 5v).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; text written on blue, European paper.
Raised imprint (embossed) of a crest on final folio (f. 5v)
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 886.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 886
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
तत्त्वबोधप्रकरण, १७००-१८५०.
 
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