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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 971 - Bhikṣukopaniṣad
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 971 - Bhikṣukopaniṣad
Bhikṣukopaniṣad, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (2 leaves) : paper ; 14 x 20 cm.
Manuscript is used for consultation and study, and is a Hindu philosophical treatise focused on activities of renunciants, such as begging for alms, meditation (breath control), and other rites. Includes brief mention of caste.
Title from colophon (f. 2).
Written in 9-11 lines per leaf.
2 leaves foliated 1-2, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: itī bhikṣukopaniṣadasamāptāḥ // śrīgananaprasaṃnnaḥ (f. 2r).
Mistakes blacked out; one correction/addition in margin (f. 1v).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 971
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 971
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
भिक्षुकोपनिषद्, १७००-१८५०.
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