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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1250 - Yājñīyopaniṣad
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Title:
Upanishads. Īśopaniṣad.
Yājñīyopaniṣad, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (1 leaf) : paper ; 11 x 24 cm.
Language(s):
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Summary:
Manuscript is used for contemplation and recitation and is a late Vedic work, a philosophical treatise as well as a poetic work employing Hindu mantras that explore the meaning and nature of the highest disembodied Lord, referred to as Īśvara.
Subject:
Hindu mantras.
Hindu gods.
Hindu philosophy.
Philosophy, Indic.
Form / Genre:
Treatises.
Poems.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 18th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 1v).
Written in 10-11 lines per leaf.
1 leaf.
Colophon: iti yājñīyopaniṣat samāptaṃ (f. 1v).
Mistakes blacked out; some 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 749 (UP 1250).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1250
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1250
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
याज्ञ्नीयोपनिषद्, 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: Poems
Subject: Hindu gods
Subject: Hindu mantras
Subject: Hindu philosophy
Subject: Philosophy, Indic
Geography: India
Page material: Paper