Ms. Coll. 390, Item 922 - Maitreyopaniṣad
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Maitreyopaniṣad, circa 1700-1850.
1 item (2 leaves) : paper ; 10 x 25 cm.
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Manuscript is used for contemplation, study and recitation, and is a Hindu or post-Vedic philosophical treatise discussing the nature of the deity Śiva and his status in relationship to the Self (ātman) and the ultimate reality (the brahman), and different rites and practices associated with this realization, especially the rudrakṣa, a kind of prayer bead associated with Śiva.
Siva (Hindu deity)
Rites and ceremonies - India.
|Form / Genre:||
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 18th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Title from colophon (f. 2r).
Written in 9 lines per leaf.
2 leaves foliated 1-2, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: maitreyopaniṣad // (f. 2r).
Mistakes blacked out; some folios treated with yellow turmeric powder to protect 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 746 (UP 922).
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 922
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 922
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390