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Gāyatrīhṛdaya, [18--].

Other Title:
Gāyatrīhṛdaya Upaniṣad.
Publication:
[18--].
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 item (11 leaves) : paper ; 10 x 18 cm.
Subjects:
Vedas. R̥gveda. Gāyatrī.
Hindu mantras.
Hinduism -- Rituals -- Texts.
Tantrism.
Form/Genre:
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 19th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 19th century.
Language:
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī).
Notes:
Title from colophon. Listed in New Cat. Cat. as Gāyatrīhṛdaya(-Upaniṣad).
Text in the form of a dialogue between Svayaṁbhū (Brahmā) and Yājñavalkya.
Written 8-10 lines per leaf.
Good condition. Mistakes crossed through, covered over with yellow, or blocked out or blotched out with black. Marginal and interlinear corrections and one marginal insertion.
Begins (f. 1v): śrīgaṇeśāya namaḥ namaskṛtya bhagavān yājñavalkya svayaṁbhuvaṁ paripṛchati tan no brūhi bhagavān gāyatryutpatiṁ turiyaṁ śrotum ichāmi brahmajñānotpatiṁ prakṛtiṁ parīpṛchāmi śrībhagavān uvāca
Ends (f. 11v): ya idaṁ nityam adhīyāno brāhmaṇāḥ prātaḥ śuciḥ sarvai pāpai pramucyate brahmaloke mahiyate
Colophon (f. 11v): ity āha bhagavān yājñavalkyaḥ gāyatrīhṛdayaṁ sampūrṇaṁ
Cited in:
Listed in H.I. Poleman, Census of Indic Manuscripts in the United States and Canada (New Haven, Conn.: American Oriental Society, 1938), Poleman 4450 (UP 2205).
Listed in Kunhan Raja, ed., New Catalogus Catalogorum, vol. 6 (Madras, India: University of Madras, 1971), p. 13.
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2205
Contained In:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts, ca. 1505-1850. Item 2205
OCLC:
406607859
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