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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1093 - Śaṅkarācārya - Subodhinīvajrasūcī
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Author:
Śaṅkarācārya.
Title:
Subodhinīvajrasūcī, 1832.
Physical description:
1 item (5 leaves) : paper ; 10 x 24 cm.
Language(s):
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Summary:
Manuscript was used for contemplation and study and is a short Hindu philosophical treatise written from the perspective of the Advaita (non-dualism) Vedanta school of philosophy. The work deals especially with issues of the traditional caste system and purity.
Subject:
Caste - India - Philosophy.
Caste - Religious aspects - Hinduism.
Advaita.
Vedanta.
Indian philosophy.
Hindu philosophy.
Form / Genre:
Treatises.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 5v).
Written in 9-10 lines per leaf.
5 leaves foliated 1-5, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīmacchaṃkarācāryaviracitopaniṣatsubodhinīvajrasūcī samāptā śake 1754 śobhanāṣde // śrīveṃkaṭeśārpaṇam astu // (f. 5v).
Dated śaka 1754 (1832) (f. 5v).
Mistakes blacked out; corrections and additions in margins.
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 4150 (UP 1093).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1093
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1093
Manuscript location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
सुबोधिनीवज्रसूची, १८३२.

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Collection: Indic Manuscripts
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: No
Notated: No
Language: Sanskrit
Century: 19th century
Date: 1832
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 19th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century
Genre: Treatises
Subject: Advaita
Subject: Caste
Subject: Hindu philosophy
Subject: Hinduism
Subject: Indian philosophy
Geography: India
Author: Śaṅkarācārya
Page material: Paper