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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1242 - Śaṅkarācārya - Ātmabodhaṭīkā
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1242 - Śaṅkarācārya - Ātmabodhaṭīkā
Ātmabodhaṭīkā, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (22 leaves) : paper ; 14 x 26 cm.
Manuscript used for contemplation and study and is a philosophical commentary (ṭīkā) on a work known as the Ātmabhoda, Knowledge of the Self, a summary of Vedānta doctrine, possibly derived from verses of the Atharvaveda, but often attributed to Śaṅkarācārya himself. The commentary is written from the perspective of the Advaita (non-dualism) Vedānta school of philosophy and is written parallel to, above and below, the root text.
Title from colophon (f. 23v).
Written in 5-11 lines per leaf.
22 leaves foliated 1-17, 19-23, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti ātmabodhaṭīkāsamāptaḥ // (f. 23v).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1242
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1242
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
आत्मबोधटीका, १७००-१८५०.
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