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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1207 - Ātmopaniṣad
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1207 - Ātmopaniṣad
Title:
Vedas. Atharvaveda. Selections.
Ātmopaniṣad, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (3 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 25 cm.
Summary:
Manuscript is used for contemplation, study, and recitation, and is a Hindu philosophical treatise derived from the Atharvaveda, a work that is largely dedicated to various Hindu and Vedic deities and addresses various household rites and rituals and their interpretation. Text deals with different aspects of the Self (ātman), outlining four different kinds of Self.
Notes:
Title from title abbreviation in margins.
Written in 8-9 lines per leaf.
3 leaves foliated 1-3, upper left and lower right verso.
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; metrical accents in red.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1207
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1207
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
आत्मोपनिषद्, १७००-१८५०.
 
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