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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 965 - Garbhopaniṣad
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 965 - Garbhopaniṣad
Title:
Upanishads. Garbhopaniṣad.
Garbhopaniṣad, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (4 leaves) : paper ; 10 x 15 cm.
Summary:
Manuscript used for contemplation, study, and recitation, and is a Hindu philosophical treatise dealing with the nature and physiology of the human body, its origin, and the nature of selfhood.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 4v).
Written in 11-13 lines per leaf.
4 leaves foliated 1-4, lower right verso.
Colophon: iti garbhopaniṣat // śrīrāmajayarāma (f. 4v).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; vertical margins marked with double red line.
Machine-made paper with a partial watermark showing a series of circles within which are different designs, one of which looks like a flower.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 965
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 965
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
गर्भोपनिषद्, १७००-१८५०.
 
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