Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 44530 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections

Contents

1 copy of Sirr al-asrār

Persian translation of the Upanishads of the four Vedas. The last folio which contains the date, samvat 1904, has been supplied later.

Incipit: اما بعد چون فقیر بی اندوه محمد دارا شكوه در سنه 10051 هزار و پنجاه و یک هجری که بکشمیر
Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 354 f.
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):

Layout

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq. Text rubricated.

Decoration

On f. Ib is a coloured unvan, and on f. 2a is an illustration of a prince (presumably Dara Shikuh) listening to sages of all faiths.

History

Origin: 1847 CE

Availability

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