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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 890 - Mādhava, -1386 - Pratyaktattvaviveka
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Author:
Mādhava, -1386.
Title:
Pratyaktattvaviveka, 1850.
Pañcadaśī. Selections
Physical description:
1 item (17 leaves) : paper ; 21 x 33 cm.
Language(s):
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Summary:
Manuscript is used for contemplation and study and is a treatise on Hindu philosophy from the perspective of the Advaita (non-dualism) Vedānta school of Indian philosophy; work contains an extensive commentary called the Tātparyabodhinī by Rāmakṛṣṇa running parallel, above and below, the main root text.
Related names:
Janārdana Tāhmaṇakara, scribe.
Rāmakr̥ṣṇa. Tātparyabodhinī.
Subject:
Advaita.
Vedanta.
Hindu philosophy.
Philosophy, Indic.
Form / Genre:
Treatises.
Commentaries.
Watermarks.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 17r); commentary title Tātparyabodhinī from commentary colophon (f. 17v).
Written in 10-15 lines per leaf.
17 leaves foliated 1-17, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti pratya- // // 6 // ktatvavivekaḥ samāptaḥ // 6 // prathama 1 (f. 17v).
Dated śaka 1772 (1850) (f. 1r).
Scribe is Janārdana Tāhmaṇakara, based on Ms. Coll. 390, Item 903 (f. 3r), once part of the same manuscript.
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.
Watermarks on a number of folios with the date 1835 and the name W. Venables & Co along with crest shaped as a heart.
Manuscript was originally part of a larger manuscript that was divided into parts before its purchase, but sold together with Ms. Coll. 390, Item 891, Item 892, Item 893, Item 894, Item 895, Item 896, Item 897, Item 898, Item 899, Item 900, Item 902, Item 903, Item 904, and Item 905.
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 4026 (UP 890).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 890
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 890
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
प्रत्यक्तत्त्वविवेक, १८५०.

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Collection: Indic Manuscripts
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: No
Notated: No
Language: Sanskrit
Century: 19th century
Date: 1850
Genre: Commentaries
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 19th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century
Genre: Treatises
Genre: Watermarks
Subject: Advaita
Subject: Hindu philosophy
Subject: Philosophy, Indic
Subject: Vedanta
Geography: India
Author: Mādhava, -1386
Related names: Janārdana Tāhmaṇakara, scribe
Related names: Rāmakr̥ṣṇa. Tātparyabodhinī
Page material: Paper