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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 974 - Sarvopaniṣad
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 974 - Sarvopaniṣad
Title:
Upanishads. Sarvasāropaniṣad.
Sarvopaniṣad, 1799.
Physical description:
1 item (4 leaves) : paper ; 13 x 25 cm.
Summary:
Manuscript is a late Vedic, Hindu philosophical treatise that explores and questions different aspects of knowledge, reality, the self, states of consciousness, and other philosophical lines of inquiry.
Notes:
Scribe is Govinda Ḍhenkare, the son of Mahādeva Ḍhenkare (f. 4r).
Title from colophon (f. 4r).
Written in 7-8 lines per leaf.
4 leaves foliated , upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti sarvopaniṣadaṃ samāptaṃ // oṃ tat sat // (f. 4r).
Dated saṃvat 1856 (1799) (f. 4r).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double red line; some folios treated with yellow turmeric powder to help repel insects; final folio has a red border created with red lines and the oṃ mantra.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 974
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 974
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
सर्वोपनिषद्, १७९९.
 
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