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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 945 - Chāndogyopaniṣad
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 945 - Chāndogyopaniṣad
Title:
Upanishads. Chāndogyopaniṣad
Chāndogyopaniṣad, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (74 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 17 cm.
Summary:
Manuscript used for contemplation and study and is an ancient philosophical treatise and sociological study and interpretation of more ancient rites and ceremonies from the early Vedic period. Presents a series of metaphors and philosophical problems that relate and compare the Self to the ultimate reality in the universe.
Notes:
Title from marginal abbreviations.
Written in 10-11 lines per leaf.
10 leaves foliated 1-10, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: ity upaniṣadi aṣṭamaḥ pāṭhakaḥ śrīśubhaṃ āpyāyaṃtumamāṃgāni śāṃtiḥ 6 // (f. 74r).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; vertical margins marked with double red lines.
Blue machine-made, possibly European, paper with watermarks of various letters of an unknown company along with a crest or a crown or cross.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 945
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 945
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
छान्दोग्योपनिषद्, १७००-१८५०.
 
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