Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2232 - Śaṅkarācārya attributed name - Kaupīnapañcaka
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Śaṅkarācārya attributed name.
Kaupīnapañcaka, circa 1700-1850.
1 item (1 leaf) : paper ; 10 x 21 cm.
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Collection of short texts. The first (f. 1r) celebrates the blessings associated with being a renunciant ascetic (sāṃnyāsin), such as being blessed for wearing a loin cloth (kaupīna); this work extoles the virtues of the Vedānta philosophy of Śaṅkarācārya, to whom the work is attributed; the second text (f. 1r-1v) contains four verses presented in the voice of the god Nārāyaṇa (a form of Viṣṇu). The third work is unidentified, but contains over three verses, and appears to be a devotional work dedicated to Bhagavan. The manuscript is incomplete.
Vishnu (Hindu deity)
Nārāyaṇa (Hindu deity)
|Form / Genre:||
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 18th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Title from internal colophon (f. 1r); title of second work Cathuḥślokībhāgavata from internal colophon (f. 1v).
Written in 11 lines per leaf.
Internal colophon: iti śrīśaṃkarācāryaviracitaṃ kaupīnapaṃcakaṃ saṃpūrṇaṃ // (f. 1r).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; vertical margins marked with double red 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 1699, 1761, 1923 (UP 2232).
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2232.
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 2232
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390