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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 573 - Mādhava, -1386 - Pañcadaśī
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 573 - Mādhava, -1386 - Pañcadaśī
Mādhava, -1386.
Pañcadaśī., circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (313 leaves) : paper ; 30 x 14 cm.
Manuscript is used for contemplation and study and is a Hindu philosophical treatise, a work called the Fifteen chapters (Pañcadaśī) that focuses on different expressions of ultimate reality (being, consciousness, and bliss) and is drawn from the Advaita (non-dualism) Vedānta school of philosophy. Manuscript also contains an extensive commentary, the Tattvavivekaprakaraṇa, by Rāmakṛṣṇa, running above and below the root text.
Title from colophon (f. 4v, final folio of manuscript).
Written in 7-13 lines per leaf.
313 leaves foliated 1-21, 1-18, 1-12, 1-16, 1-5, 1-48, 1-66, 1-14, 1-24, 1-6, 1-30, 1-16, 1-27, 1-6, 1-4, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīmatparamahaṃsaparivrājakācāryabhagavatpādapūjyaśaṃkarānaṃdaśiṣyena vidyāranyamunikṛtāpaṃcadaśaprakaraṇasamāpta // (f. 4v, final folio of manuscript).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with triple red line.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 573.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 573
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
पञ्चदशी, १७००-१८५०.
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