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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 920 - Kenopaniṣad
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Upanishads. Kenopaniṣad.
Kenopaniṣad, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (3 leaves) : paper ; 10 x 26 cm.
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
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.
Hinduism - Examinations, questions, etc.
Hindu philosophy.
Philosophy, Indic.
Hindu cosmology.
Perception (Philosophy)
Form / Genre:
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 18th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Title from colophon (f. 3r).
Written in 8 lines per leaf.
3 leaves foliated 1-3, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti kenopaniṣatsamāptā // śrī oṃ satyajñānāyanamaḥ // (f. 3r).
Mistakes blacked out; some folios treated with yellow turmeric powder to protect the manuscript from insects.
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 518 (UP 920).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 920
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 920
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
केनोपनिषद्, 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: Hindu cosmology
Subject: Hindu philosophy
Subject: Hinduism
Subject: Perception (Philosophy)
Subject: Philosophy, Indic
Geography: India
Page material: Paper