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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1016 - Rāmakr̥ṣṇādhvarin, active 17th century - Vedāntaśikhāmaṇi
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Rāmakr̥ṣṇādhvarin, active 17th century.
Vedāntaśikhāmaṇi, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (173 leaves) : paper ; 13 x 28 cm.
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Biographical / Organizational History:
Son of Dharmarājādhvarīndra (f. 173r).
Manuscript is used for contemplation and study and is a Hindu philosophical treatise whose title is translated as The crest-jewel of Vedānta, which gives an overview, synthesis, and highlights of Vedānta philosophy, written from the Advāita (non-dual) system of philosophy.
Hindu philosophy.
Philosophy, Indic.
Form / Genre:
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 18th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Title from colophon (f. 173r).
Written in 9 lines per leaf.
173 leaves foliated 1-173, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīmadharmarājādhvarIṃdrātmajarāmakṛṣṇādhvariviracitte vedāṃtaśikhāmaṇau aṣṭamaṃparicchedaḥ // samāptaścāyaṃ graṃthaḥ śrīkāsiviśveśvarārpaṇam astu (f. 173r).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins, some in a second scribal hand; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout.
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 4062 (UP 1016).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1016
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1016
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
वेदान्तशिखामणि, 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: Advaita
Subject: Hindu philosophy
Subject: Philosophy, Indic
Subject: Vedanta
Geography: India
Author: Rāmakr̥ṣṇādhvarin, active 17th century
Page material: Paper