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Vedāntasāra, circa 1700-1850. = वेदान्तसार, १७००-१८५०.

Author/Creator:
Sadānanda Yogīndra.
Publication:
circa 1700-1850.
१७००-१८५०.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 item (12 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 31 cm.
Contained In:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1086
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Subjects:
Advaita.
Vedanta.
Hindu philosophy.
Philosophy, Indic.
Siva (Hindu deity).
Parvati (Hindu deity).
Form/Genre:
Treatises.
Dialogues.
Watermarks.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 19th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 18th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 19th century.
Language:
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Biography/History:
15th-century Sanskrit philosopher, refered to as Sadānanda in the manuscript (f. 12v).
Summary:
Manuscript is used for consultation and study and is a short philosophical treatise considered a summary or essence (sāra) of Vedic knowledge from an Advaita (non-dualism) Vedānta perspective. Presented as a discourse between the Hindu deities Śiva and Pārvatī.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 12v).
Written in 10-12 lines per leaf.
12 leaves foliated 2-12, even numbers only, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīmatparivrājakācāryaviracito sadānaṃdaviracito vedāṃtasāraḥ // (f. 12v).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; corrections and additions in margins; significant symbols, words, and phrases highlighted in red.
Watermarks of an elaborate crest topped with a ornate crown.
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 4174 (UP 1086).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1086.
OCLC:
900094682