Ms. Coll. 390, Item 881 - Iśopaniṣad
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Iśopaniṣad, circa 1700-1850.
1 item (2 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 26 cm.
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.
Title from marginal abbreviations; alternate title Vājasaneyisaṃhitā from colophon (f. 2v).
Written in 7-8 lines per leaf.
2 leaves foliated 1-2, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: pūrṇamada - śiṣyate // śāṃtḥ 3 // yajurve[da]vāja[saneyisaṃhitā] upani[ṣad] // (f. 2v).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; metrical accents added in red throughout.
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 881
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 881
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390