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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2177 - Upaśamaprakaraṇa
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2177 - Upaśamaprakaraṇa
Title:
Yogavāsiṣṭha. Upaśamaprakaraṇa.
Upaśamaprakaraṇa, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (23 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 22 cm.
Summary:
The penultimate book (fifth of six) in a philosophical work expressed through a narrative, often considered a philosophical addendum to the Rāmāyaṇa. Presented as a dialogue between the sage Vasiṣṭha and king Rāma who seeks spiritual guidance. This book contains seven chapters. Includes excerpts from various schools of Hindu philosophy.
Notes:
Title from internal colophon (f. 18v).
Written in 8-11 lines per leaf.
23 leaves foliated 1-23, upper left and lower right verso.
Internal colophon: ity upaśamaprakaraṇe suradūpākhyānaṃ nāmasaptamaḥ sargaḥ // (f. 18v).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2177.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 2177
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
उपशमप्रकरण, १७००-१८५०.
 
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