MS PUL Woolner 6556

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 6556
Catalogue No. 129  (Vol. I, Appendix, p. 138)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Mīmāṃsā

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support paper
Condition good  (sides worn, especially the sides of the last folio)

Size in mm

Folio 259 x 117
Writing Area 200 x 75

Margin Lines

Type single
Colour black

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 13  (15 lines on 106r [colophon in ll. 13-15])
Akṣaras per Line 34

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 106
Foliation (from Label) 106

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Personal Inspection) 3000 granthas  (remark on 1r; beginning and end colophons preserved)

Script and Scribal Conventions

Script Devanāgarī
Style of Writing upright
No. of Hands one  (second hand after colophon on 106v, one line only)
Punctuation dots, daṇḍas  (dots at mid-height)


Rubrication Yes  (end colophon)

Structural Elements

Are Sections Numbered? Yes  (maṅgala stanzas)
Other Structural Elements double daṇḍas  (for stanzas and colophons)

Foliation etc.


Location of Foliation verso, lower right margin
Number of Hands one

Auspicious or Devotional Elements

Element none

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation none

Changes and Additions to the Text

Main writing area and margins  (in the margins of all four sides and in the succeeding lines)
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapādas and alignment  (sometimes line number given)
Style of Writing like main text  (also some secondary corrections)
Orpiment Yes  (partly abundant; half of the text on 1v and 2r is deleted, also the marginals, and overwritten)

Further Special Features

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. I., Appendix, p. 138) / PUL Label / Title Page or Title Folio (1r, pencil, nāgarī) / Text (1v,11) / Concluding elements (106r, lines 14 and 15)

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements
Text After Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. I, Appendix, p. 138) / PUL Label / Title Page or Title Folio (1r) / Concluding elements (106r,14 and postcolophon information)

Person Related to Author
   Relation to Author: Other Relationships to the Author
   Source: Concluding elements (106r,13)
   Note: father's father
   Relation to Author: Father
   Source: PUL Label (front cover board) / Concluding elements (106r,13)