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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 966 - Atharvaṇaśikhānārāyaṇopāniṣad
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 966 - Atharvaṇaśikhānārāyaṇopāniṣad
Title:
Vedas. Atharvaveda. Selections.
Atharvaṇaśikhānārāyaṇopāniṣad, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (2 leaves) : paper ; 13 x 20 cm.
Summary:
Manuscript is used for contemplation, study, and recitation, and is dedicated to philosophy, rites, and sociological aspects associated with the Hindu deity Nārāyaṇa; this work purports to be a subsection of the Atharvaveda (f. 2v).
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 2v); alternate title Nārāyaṇopaniṣad, from marginal abbreviation; second alternate title Mahānārāyaṇopaniṣad, supplied by cataloger.
Written in 9 lines per leaf.
2 leaves foliated 1-2, lower right verso.
Colophon: ity atharvaṇaśikhānārāyaṇopāniṣatsamāptaḥ oṃ śāṃti 3 / śrīkṛṣṇāya namaḥ (f. 2v).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 966
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 966
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
अथर्वणशिखानारायणोपानिषद्, १७००-१८५०.
 
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