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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1211 - Chāndogyopaniṣad
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1211 - Chāndogyopaniṣad
Upanishads. Chāndogyopaniṣad. Selections.
Chāndogyopaniṣad. Adhyāya 6, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (6 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 24 cm.
Manuscript used for contemplation, study, and recitation, and is an ancient philosophical treatise, sociological study, and interpretation of more ancient rites and ceremonies from the early Vedic period. Presents a series of metaphors and philosophical problems that relate and compare the Self (ātman) to the ultimate reality in the universe.
Title from colophon (f. 6v).
Written in 10 lines per leaf.
6 leaves foliated 1-6, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti chāṃdogyopaniṣadiṣaṣṭaḥ prapāṭhakaḥ // (f. 6v).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red; vertical margins marked with double black line.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1211
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1211
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
छान्दोग्योपनिषद्. अध्याय ६, १७००-१८५०.
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