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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1923 - Patañjali attributed name - Yogasūtrabhāṣya
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Patañjali attributed name.
Yogasūtrabhāṣya, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (57 leaves) : paper ; 13 x 29 cm.
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Manuscript is a Hindu philosophical work on the Yoga and Sāṃkhya schools of philosophy attributed to the (likely) 4th century A.D. author Patañjali, consisting of his Yogasūtra treatise and his commentary (Bhāṣya) on the treatise, collectively referred to as the Patañjaliyogaśāstra.
Hindu philosophy.
Philosophy, Indic.
Form / Genre:
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 18th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Title from abbreviations in margins; alternate title Patañjaliyogaśāstra supplied by cataloger.
Written in 20-26 lines per leaf.
57 leaves foliated 1-57, upper left and lower right verso.
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout.
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 3589 (UP 1923).
Other Titles:
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1923.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1923
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
योगसूत्रभाष्य, 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: Commentaries
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 19th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century
Subject: Hindu philosophy
Subject: Philosophy, Indic
Subject: Sankhya
Subject: Yoga
Geography: India
Author: Patañjali attributed name
Page material: Paper