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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 946 - Nārāyaṇopaniṣad
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 946 - Nārāyaṇopaniṣad
Title:
Upanishads. Nārāyaṇopaniṣad.
Nārāyaṇopaniṣad, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (40 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 17 cm.
Summary:
Manuscript is used for contemplation, study, and recitation and is a late Vedic philosophical treatise dedicated to the philosophy, rites, and sociological aspects associated with the Hindu deity Nārāyaṇa and containing mantras for the purpose of praising him.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 40v); alternate title Mahānārāyaṇopaniṣad supplied by cataloger.
Written in 9-10 lines per leaf.
40 leaves foliated 1-40, upper left and lower right verso.
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; metrical accents and some corrections written in red throughout; significant symbols, words, and phrases highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double red line.
Colophon: iti nārāyaṇa upaniṣadsamāptaḥ // caturthaḥ // (f. 40v).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 946
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 946
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
नारायणोपनिषद्, १७००-१८५०.
 
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