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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 856 - Māṇḍūkyopaniṣad
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Upanishads. Māṇḍūkyopaniṣad.
Māṇḍūkyopaniṣad, 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (2 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 25 cm.
Manuscript is used for contemplation and study and is a Hindu philosophical treatise employing primarily Hindu mantras (phrases of power). The work outlines four states of consciousness (awake, dreaming, sleeping, and transcendent).
Title from colophon (f. 2v).
Written in 13 lines per leaf.
2 leaves.
Colophon: ity atharvavede śaunakīśākhāyāṃ māṃḍūkyopaniṣatsamāptā // bhadaṃ karṇeśāṃ (f. 2v).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red; double red line marks vertical margins.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 856
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 856
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
माण्डूक्योपनिषद्, १७००-१८५०.

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Collection: Indic Manuscripts
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: No
Notated: No
Language: Sanskrit
Century: 18th century
Century: 19th century
Date: 1700
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 19th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century
Genre: Treatises
Subject: Consciousness
Subject: Hindu mantras
Subject: Hindu philosophy
Subject: Hinduism
Subject: Philosophy, Indic
Geography: India
Page material: Paper