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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 877 - Kenopaniṣad
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Title:
Upanishads. Kenopaniṣad.
Kenopaniṣad, 1815.
Physical description:
1 item (3 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 25 cm.
Language(s):
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Summary:
Manuscript is used for contemplation, study, and recitation, and is a philosophical work dedicated to asking questions about the nature of the universe, human perception of it, and the highest realities therein.
Subject:
Hinduism - Examinations, questions, etc.
Hindu philosophy.
Philosophy, Indic.
Hindu cosmology.
Perception (Philosophy)
Form / Genre:
Treatises.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 3v).
Written in 9 lines per leaf.
3 leaves foliated 1-3, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: kena upaniṣa samāpta sakesa 17 se 37 (f. 3v).
Date is śaka 1739 (1815) (f. 3v).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; verse divisions added in red.
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 516 (UP 877).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 877
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 877
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
केनोपनिषद्, १८१५.

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Collection: Indic Manuscripts
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: No
Notated: No
Language: Sanskrit
Century: 19th century
Date: 1815
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 19th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century
Genre: Treatises
Subject: Hindu cosmology
Subject: Hindu philosophy
Subject: Hinduism
Subject: Perception (Philosophy)
Subject: Philosophy, Indic
Geography: India
Page material: Paper