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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2048 - Śaṅkarācārya - Gāyatrīvivaraṇa
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Author:
Śaṅkarācārya.
Title:
Gāyatrīvivaraṇa, circa 1700-1850.
Gayatripaddhati
Physical description:
1 item (3 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 24 cm.
Language(s):
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Summary:
Commentary (vivaraṇa) on the Gāyatrīmantra from the Ṛgveda attributed to the philosopher Śaṃkarācārya (f. 3v).
Subject:
Vedas. - R̥gveda. - Gāyatrī.
Hindu philosophy.
Philosophy, Indic.
Hindu hymns, Sanskrit.
Form / Genre:
Commentaries.
Hymns (documents)
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 18th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 3v); alternate title Gāyatrībhāṣyā from title abbreviations in margins.
Written in 8-9 lines per leaf.
3 leaves foliated 1-3, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīmat paramahaṃsaparivrājakācāryaśrīsaṃkarācāryakṛtagāyatrīvivaraṇaṃ samāptaṃ // (f. 3v).
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 3087 (UP 2048).
Other Titles:
Gāyatrībhāṣyā
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2048.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 2048
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
गायत्रीविवरण, 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: Hymns (documents)
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 19th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century
Subject: Hindu hymns, Sanskrit
Subject: Hindu philosophy
Subject: Philosophy, Indic
Subject: Vedas. R̥gveda. Gāyatrī
Geography: India
Author: Śaṅkarācārya
Page material: Paper