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Siddhāntabindu, circa 1650-1799. = सिद्धान्तबिन्दु, १६५०-१७९९.

Author/Creator:
Madhusūdana Sarasvatī.
Publication:
circa 1650-1799.
१६५०-१७९९.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 item (41 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 20 cm.
Subjects:
Śaṅkarācārya. Daśaslokī.
Bhakti.
Brahman.
Advaita.
Vedanta.
Hindu philosophy.
Philosophy, Indic.
Form/Genre:
Commentaries.
Treatises.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 17th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 18th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 17th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 18th century.
Language:
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Summary:
Manuscript is used for contemplation and study and is a Hindu philosophical treatise and commentary on Śaṅkarācārya's Daśaslokī, written from the perspective of the Advaita (non-dualism) Vedānta branch of philosophy with emphasis on the devotional path (bhakti) towards knowledge of the absolute or brahman without qualities (nirguṇa brahman).
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 41v).
Written in 7 lines per leaf.
41 leaves foliated 1-41, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīparamahaṃsaparivrājakācāryavaryaviśveśvarasarasvatīpūjyapādaśiṣyaśrīmadhusūdanasarasvatīviracitaḥ siddhāṃtabi[ṃ]duḥ // (41 r).
Mistakes blacked out; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red through the first part of the manuscript; vertical margins marked with double black lines.
Watermarks bearing the date of 1836 and a crest of a seated Britannia throughout the manuscript.
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 1778 (UP 1123).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1123
Contained In:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1123
OCLC:
902676114
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