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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 930 - Śaṅkarānanda, active 1290 - Kauṣītakibrāhmaṇopaniṣad dīpikā
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 930 - Śaṅkarānanda, active 1290 - Kauṣītakibrāhmaṇopaniṣad dīpikā
Śaṅkarānanda, active 1290.
Kauṣītakibrāhmaṇopaniṣad dīpikā, 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (47 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 31 cm.
Predominant part of the manuscript (Part 1) is used for contemplation and study and is a Hindu philosophical treatise and commentary (dīpikā) on the Kauṣītakibrāhmaṇopaniṣad, which deals with various kinds of Vedic, ritual sacrifice and their interpretation written from the perspective of the Advaita (non-dualism) Vedānta school of philosophy. The second part of the manuscript (Part 2), originally part of a different manuscript and added to supply the source material to the dīpikā, is itself a kind of Hindu treatise and manual dealing with various kinds of Vedic ritual sacrifice and their interpretation, sometimes bringing early forms of philosophical exegesis to bear on early rituals.
Title from colophon (Part 1, f. 30r); second title Kauṣītakyupaniṣad; alternate second title Kauṣītakibrāhmaṇopaniṣad supplied by cataloger.
Written in 9-14 lines per leaf.
47 leaves foliated 1-30, 13-29, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīmatparamahaṃsaparivrājakācāryānaṃdātmapūjyapādaśiśyasya śrīśaṃkarānaṃdabhagavataḥ kṛtau kauṣītakibrāhmanopaniṣaddīpikāyāṃ caturtho 'dhyāyaḥ // śrīgurubhyonamaḥ // janārdan koṃḍadeva gāḍgīl akyaṃ ce pustaka svārthaṃ parārthaṃ ca // śrīkṛṣṇaḥ śaraṇam // (f. 30r).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 930
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 930
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
कौषीतकिब्राह्मणोपनिषद्दीपिका, १७००-१८५०.
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