Manuscript is used for contemplation and recitation and is a post-Vedic period upaniṣad, a philosophical treatise written
in poetic verse containing mantras and told through a narrative/mythological allegory, focusing on the centrality of the Hindu
god Śiva as the highest principle in the universe and identifying him with the gods Viṣṇu, Brahmā, and Indra.
Title from incipit (f. 1r).
Written in 8-9 lines per leaf.
3 leaves foliated 1-3, upper left and lower right verso.
Mistakes covered with yellow or crossed out, some additions written in margins; some significant phrases highlighted in red.
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 855
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 855
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
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