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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 913 - Vāsudevopaniṣad
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 913 - Vāsudevopaniṣad
Vāsudevopaniṣad, 1645.
Physical description:
1 item (2 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 28 cm.
Manuscript is used for contemplation, study, and recitation, and is a kind of Hindu philosophical treatise, but used also in a prayer or ritual context, especially for Vaiṣṇavites, derived from the Athārvaveda and comprised, in part, of Vedic mantras; though written in the style of a late Vedic upaniṣad, may have been written in the post-Vedic period.
Title from title page (f. 1r).
Written in 9-10 lines per leaf.
2 leaves foliated 1-2, upper left and lower right verso.
Dated saṃvat 1702 (1645) (f. 2v).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double black line.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 913
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 913
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
वासुदेवोपनिषद्, १६४५.
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