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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 856 - Māṇḍūkyopaniṣad
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Title:
Upanishads. Māṇḍūkyopaniṣad.
Māṇḍūkyopaniṣad, 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (2 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 25 cm.
Summary:
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).
Notes:
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