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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 971 - Bhikṣukopaniṣad
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 971 - Bhikṣukopaniṣad
Title:
Bhikṣukopaniṣad, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (2 leaves) : paper ; 14 x 20 cm.
Summary:
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.
Notes:
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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