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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1270 - Nirālambopaniṣad
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1270 - Nirālambopaniṣad
Nirālambopaniṣad, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (3 leaves) : paper ; 13 x 22 cm.
Manuscript is used for contemplation, study, and recitation, and is a work dedicated to philosophical inquiries, a set of questions with answers, to help better understand the nature of the universe and various aspects of its composition both physical and sociological (the nature of its constituent parts, the nature of demons, students, teachers, and more).
Title from colophon (f. 3v).
Written in 9 lines per leaf.
3 leaves foliated 1-3, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: nirālaṃbopaniṣatsamāptaṃ // (f. 3v).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins, some in a second scribal hand; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1270
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1270
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
निरालम्बोपनिषद्, १७००-१८५०.
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