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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1200 - Śaṅkarācārya - Atmabodha
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1200 - Śaṅkarācārya - Atmabodha
Author:
Śaṅkarācārya.
Title:
Atmabodha, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (5 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 24 cm.
Summary:
Manuscript used for contemplation and study and is a philosophical treatise titled Knowledge of the Self, a summary of Advaita (non-dualism) Vedānta doctrine, possibly derived from verses of the Atharvaveda, but typically attributed to Śaṅkarācārya.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 5r).
Written in 9 lines per leaf.
5 leaves foliated 1-5, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīmatparamahaṃsaparivrājakācāryaśrīmatsaṃkarācāryaviracitātmabodhaprakaraṇaṃ samāptaṃ (f. 5r).
Mistakes covered over in white or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double red and black line.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1200
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1200
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
आत्मबोध, १७००-१८५०.
 
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