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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2526 - Śuka (Son of Vyāsa), attributed name - Śukāṣṭaka
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Author:
Śuka (Son of Vyāsa), attributed name.
Title:
Śukāṣṭaka, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (1 leaf) : paper ; 11 x 25 cm.
Language(s):
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Biographical / Organizational History:
Attributed to the scriptural figure Śuka, traditionally assigned the authorship of the Bhāgavatapurāṇa.
Summary:
Poem written from the perspective of Advaita Vedānta philosophy.
Subject:
Vedanta.
Advaita.
Hindu philosophy.
Philosophy, Indic.
Form / Genre:
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 11 lines per leaf.
1 leaf.
Colophon: iti śukāṣṭakaṃ samāptaṃ // (f. 1v).
Mistakes 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 4260 (UP 2526).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2526.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 2526
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
शुकाष्टक, 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: Advaita
Subject: Hindu philosophy
Subject: Philosophy, Indic
Subject: Vedanta
Geography: India
Author: Śuka (Son of Vyāsa), attributed name
Page material: Paper