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Aṣṭāvakra,; circa 1700-1850.
- Aṣṭāvakra, circa 1700-1850.
- Manuscript is used for contemplation and study and is a philosophical work expounding on Vedānta (end of the Vedas), possibly by a follower of Śaṅkarācārya, the proponent of Advaita Vedanta school of philosophy. The work is presented as a conversation between figures from well known Hindu epic mythology and in particular, aligns itself with its own vision of the teachings of the Bhagavadgītā. The main text of the manuscript has a commentary running parallel, above and below, the main text and is attributed to Viśveśvara (f. 95r).
- 1 item (95 leaves) : paper; 11 x 26 cm.
- In Sanskrit; (Devanāgarī)
- Vedanta.; Philosophy, Indic.; Hindu philosophy.; Hindu mythology.; Advaita.; Commentaries.; Treatises.; Manuscripts, Sanskrit; 18th century.; 19th century.; Manuscripts; India
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- Ms. Coll. 390
- Penn in Hand: Selected Manuscripts