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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 856 - Māṇḍūkyopaniṣad
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 856 - Māṇḍūkyopaniṣad
Upanishads. Māṇḍūkyopaniṣad.
Māṇḍūkyopaniṣad, 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (2 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 25 cm.
Manuscript is used for contemplation and study and is a Hindu philosophical treatise employing primarily Hindu mantras (phrases of power). The work outlines four states of consciousness (awake, dreaming, sleeping, and transcendent).
Title from colophon (f. 2v).
Written in 13 lines per leaf.
2 leaves.
Colophon: ity atharvavede śaunakīśākhāyāṃ māṃḍūkyopaniṣatsamāptā // bhadaṃ karṇeśāṃ (f. 2v).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red; double red line marks vertical margins.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 856
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 856
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
माण्डूक्योपनिषद्, १७००-१८५०.
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