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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 947 - Sūryanārāyaṇopaniṣad
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Upanishads. Nārāyaṇopaniṣad. Selections.
Sūryanārāyaṇopaniṣad, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (3 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 17 cm.
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Manuscript is used for contemplation, study, and recitation and is a late Vedic philosophical treatise dedicated to the philosophy, rites, and sociological aspects associated with the Hindu deity Nārāyaṇa and containing mantras for the purpose of praising him as the sun (sūrya).
Sūrya (Hindu deity)
Nārāyaṇa (Hindu deity)
Vishnu (Hindu deity)
Rites and ceremonies - India.
Hindu mantras.
Devotional literature, Sanskrit.
Hindu philosophy.
Philosophy, Indic.
Form / Genre:
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 18th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Title from title page (f. 1r).
Written in 13-14 lines per leaf.
3 leaves foliated 1-3, upper left and lower right verso.
Mistakes blacked out; some additions in margins.
Colophon: ity upaniṣat // i sūryathirvaśiraṃ [samptaṃ] // oṃ tat sad brahmārpaṇaṃ a- (f. 3v).
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 623 (UP 947).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 947
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 947
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
सूर्यनारायणोपनिषद्, 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: Devotional literature, Sanskrit
Subject: Hindu mantras
Subject: Hindu philosophy
Subject: Nārāyaṇa (Hindu deity)
Subject: Philosophy, Indic
Geography: India
Page material: Paper