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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1022 - Akhaṇḍānanda, Muni - Vivaraṇatattvadīpaṇa
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1022 - Akhaṇḍānanda, Muni - Vivaraṇatattvadīpaṇa
Author:
Akhaṇḍānanda, Muni.
Title:
Vivaraṇatattvadīpaṇa. Varṇaka 5, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (21 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 28 cm.
Summary:
Manuscript is used for contemplation and study and is a Hindu philosophical treatise and super-commentary written from the perspective of, and reflecting on the doctrine of, the Vivaraṇa branch of the Advaita (non-dualism) Vedānta school of philosophy, which seeks to explain the root cause of ignorance (avidyā).
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 21r).
Written in 13 lines per leaf.
21 leaves foliated 1-21, lower right verso, second foliation from place in larger manuscript foliated 295-315, upper left verso, in original and second scribal hand.
Colophon: iti śrīparamahaṃsaparivrājakācāryākhaṇḍānubhūtipūjyapā[da]śiṣyeṇākha[ṇ]ḍo 'naṃdamuninā viracite vivaraṇatattvadīpane dvitīpaṃ sūtraṃ samāptam // (f. 21r).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins, some of it in a second scribal hand; some significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout.
Manuscript was part of a larger work that included Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1018, Item 1019, Item 1020, Item 1021, Item 1023, Item 1024, and Item 1025.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1022
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1022
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
विवरणतत्त्वदीपण. वर्णक ५, १७००-१८५०.
 
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