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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 950 - Bhṛguvidā upaniṣad
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 950 - Bhṛguvidā upaniṣad
Title:
Bhṛguvidā upaniṣad, 1803.
Physical description:
1 item (4 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 17 cm.
Summary:
Manuscript is used for contemplation, study, and recitation, and is a late Vedic, quasi-philosophical work reflecting on the nature of the self in the realm of ultimate existence through the lens of a narrative about the adventures of the ancient sage Bhṛgu and his encounter and dialogue with his father Varuṇa, who equates the ultimate principle in the universe, the brahman, with food.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 4v); alternate title supplied by cataloger.
Written in 10 lines per leaf.
4 leaves foliated 1-4, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti bhṛguvidā upaniṣatsamāptaḥ // śrāva-va-2 saṃvat 1860 // (f. 4v).
Dated saṃvat 1860 (1803) (f. 4v).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; metrical accents added with red throughout; vertical margins marked with double red line.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 950
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 950
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
भृगुविदा उपनिषद्, १८०३.
 
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