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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 989 - Aitareyopaniṣad
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 989 - Aitareyopaniṣad
Upanishads. Aitareyopaniṣad
Aitareyopaniṣad, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (4 leaves) : paper ; 13 x 21 cm.
Manuscript is used for contemplation, study, and recitation, and is a late Vedic philosophical treatise appended to the Ṛgveda; as a Upaniṣad, it contains speculations about the nature of being, the self, birth, and breath; also early myths.
Title from colophon (f. 4v).
Written in 12 lines per leaf.
4 leaves foliated 1-4, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: eitarīopaniṣatsamāptā // oṃ tat sat (f. 4v).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections in margins; significant phrase highlighted in red.
Non-Latin script record.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 989.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 989
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
ऐतरेयोपनिषद्, १७००-१८५०.
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