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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 924 - Śāṇḍilyopaniṣad
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 924 - Śāṇḍilyopaniṣad
Title:
Upanishads. Śāṇḍilyopaniṣad.
Śāṇḍilyopaniṣad, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (10 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 28 cm.
Summary:
Manuscript is used for contemplation, study, and recitation and is a post-Vedic Hindu philosophical treatise that has been influenced by both saṃkhyā and Vedānta schools of philosophy, synthesizing traditions associated with yoga and other contemplative practices in formulating a connection between an understanding of ultimate reality and the individual self (ātman). Manuscript is part of a larger group of late upaniṣads known as the Yoga-upaniṣads.
Notes:
Title from title page (f. 1r).
Written in 9 lines per leaf.
10 leaves foliated 1-10, upper left and lower right verso.
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and a few additions in margins.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 924
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 924
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
शाण्डिल्योपनिषद्, १७००-१८५०.
 
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