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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 840 - Ānandagiri, active 13th century - Gauḍapādabhāṣyaṭīkā
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 840 - Ānandagiri, active 13th century - Gauḍapādabhāṣyaṭīkā
Ānandagiri, active 13th century.
Gauḍapādabhāṣyaṭīkā, 1802.
Physical description:
1 item (113 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 27 cm.
Manuscript is used for contemplation and study and is a Hindu philosophical treatise and commentary (ṭīkā) on the Gauḍapādabhāṣya, which is itself a commentary on an early work called the Sāṃkhya Kārikā, and considered an early work of the Vedānta school of philosophy, though from a point of view of monism rather than non-dualism.
Title from colophon (f. 112v); alternate title Māṇḍūkyagauḍapādīyabhāṣyaṭīkā from marginal abbreviations throughout.
Written in 11 lines per leaf.
113 leaves foliated 1-11, 11-112, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīparamahaṃsaparivrājakācāryaśrīśuddhānaṃdapūjyapādaśiṣyabhagavadānaṃdajñānakṛtāyāṃ gauḍapādabhāṣyaṭīkāyāṃ caturdhaprakaraṇaṃ saṃpūrṇaṃ // (f. 112v).
Dated saṃvat 1859 (1802) (f. 112v).
Scribe is Govinda Brahma who wrote the work in the city of Varāṇasī (Kāśī) (f. 112v); written with the same scribal hand as Ms. Coll. 390, Item 852, and is a companion to that work.
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; some vertical margins marked with double black line. Part of the manuscript (f. 11-52) is older than the rest of the manuscript; additional folios were added to the beginning and end of the manuscript to supplement the earlier work in a different scribal hand.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 840
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 840
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
गौडपादभाष्यटीका, १८०२.
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