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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1179 - Śaṅkarācārya - Svātmānandaprakāśa
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Svātmānandaprakāśa, 1800.
Physical description:
1 item (6 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 21 cm.
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Manuscript is used for contemplation and study and is a Hindu philosophical treatise analyzing the nature of the self (ātman) and one of its aspects of pure happiness or joy (ānanda), from the perspective of the Advaita (non-dualism) Vedānta school of philosophy.
Self (Philosophy)
Hindu philosophy.
Philosophy, Indic.
Form / Genre:
Drawings (visual works)
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Title from colophon (f. 6v).
Written in 14-16 lines per leaf.
6 leaves foliated 1-6, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīmatparamahaṃsaparivrājakācāryaviracitaṃ svātmānaṃdaprakāśakāryāḥ samāptaḥ // (f. 6v).
Dated śaka 1722 (1800) (f. 6v).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; floral pattern on border of front cover in red and black (f. 1r).
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 3923 (UP 1179).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1179
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1179
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
स्वात्मानन्दप्रकाश, १८००.

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Collection: Indic Manuscripts
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: Yes
Notated: No
Language: Sanskrit
Century: 19th century
Date: 1800
Genre: Drawings (visual works)
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 19th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century
Genre: Treatises
Subject: Advaita
Subject: Ātman
Subject: Hindu philosophy
Subject: Philosophy, Indic
Subject: Self (Philosophy)
Geography: India
Author: Śaṅkarācārya
Page material: Paper