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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1207 - Ātmopaniṣad
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Vedas. Atharvaveda. Selections.
Ātmopaniṣad, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (3 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 25 cm.
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Manuscript is used for contemplation, study, and recitation, and is a Hindu philosophical treatise derived from the Atharvaveda, a work that is largely dedicated to various Hindu and Vedic deities and addresses various household rites and rituals and their interpretation. Text deals with different aspects of the Self (ātman), outlining four different kinds of Self.
Vedas - Recitation.
Self (Philosophy)
Hindu gods.
Gods, Vedic.
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 abbreviation in margins.
Written in 8-9 lines per leaf.
3 leaves foliated 1-3, upper left and lower right verso.
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; metrical accents in red.
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 460 (UP 1207).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1207
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1207
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
आत्मोपनिषद्, 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: Ātman
Subject: Gods, Vedic
Subject: Hindu gods
Subject: Hindu philosophy
Subject: Philosophy, Indic
Geography: India
Page material: Paper