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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
Author:
Śaṅkarānanda, active 1290.
Title:
Kauṣītakibrāhmaṇopaniṣad dīpikā, 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (47 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 31 cm.
Summary:
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.
Notes:
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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