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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1200 - Śaṅkarācārya - Atmabodha
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Atmabodha, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (5 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 24 cm.
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Manuscript used for contemplation and study and is a philosophical treatise titled Knowledge of the Self, a summary of Advaita (non-dualism) Vedānta doctrine, possibly derived from verses of the Atharvaveda, but typically attributed to Śaṅkarācārya.
Self (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. 5r).
Written in 9 lines per leaf.
5 leaves foliated 1-5, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīmatparamahaṃsaparivrājakācāryaśrīmatsaṃkarācāryaviracitātmabodhaprakaraṇaṃ samāptaṃ (f. 5r).
Mistakes covered over in white or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double red and black line.
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 4086 (UP 1200).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1200
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1200
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
आत्मबोध, 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: Self (Philosophy)
Subject: Vedanta
Geography: India
Author: Śaṅkarācārya
Page material: Paper