Ms. Coll. 390, Item 857 - Iśopaniṣad
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Iśopaniṣad, circa 1700-1850.
1 item (2 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 25 cm.
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Manuscript is used for contemplation and recitation and is a late Vedic work, a philosophical treatise though also a poetic work employing Hindu mantras that explores the meaning and nature of the highest disembodied Lord, referred to as Īśvara.
|Form / Genre:||
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 18th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Title from title page (f. 1r).
Written in 9 lines per leaf.
2 leaves foliated 1-2, upper left and lower right verso.
Incipit: pūrṇasya pūrṇamādāyapūrṇamevāvaśiṣyate // oṃ śāṃtḥ śāṃtḥ śāṃtiḥ // (f. 2v).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double red line. Metrical accents added in red throughout.
|Indexed / Referenced in:||
Listed in H.I. Poleman, Census of Indic Manuscripts in the United States and Canada (New Haven, Conn.́: American Oriental Society, 1938), Poleman 463 (UP 857).
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 857
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 857
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390