MS PUL Woolner 6505

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 6505
Catalogue No. 122  (Vol. I, Appendix, p. 138)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Mīmāṃsā

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support paper
Condition worn/brittle  (last folio preserved but fragmentary, parts of text missing)

Size in mm

Folio 350 x 115
Writing Area 300 x 35  (according to Hamid Ali; but it should rather be approximately 300 x 90)

Margin Lines

Type double
Colour black

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 16  (14-17)
Akṣaras per Line 80

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 47
Foliation (from Label) 47

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Catalogue) 3000 granthas  (adhyāya 2, pāda 1, 22 sūtras)
Extent (from Label) adhyāya 2, pāda 1-22  (3000 granthas according to folio 1r, [blue colored crayon, arabic])
Extent (from Personal Inspection) 2.1.1-2.1.22  (plus a few words of 2.1.23 [Vol. 2, pp. 274-459 in the ed. Mahāprabhulāla Gosvāmi, Varanasi 1984]; no ending colophon, text ends abruptly)

Script and Scribal Conventions

Script Devanāgarī
Style of Writing upright
No. of Hands one
Punctuation daṇḍas  (single; double for sūtras)


Rubrication Yes

Structural Elements

Other Structural Elements sūtras highlighted

Foliation etc.


Location of Foliation uncertain from the present sample

Auspicious or Devotional Elements

Element uncertain from the present sample

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation uncertain from the present sample

Changes and Additions to the Text

Main writing area and margins  (in the margins of all four sides)
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapādas and alignment
Style of Writing pale, m.sec.

Further Special Features

Other Special Features

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
Taṃtravārtikavyā. (Nyāyasudhā)
   Source: PUL Label
Taṃtravārtikavyākhyā – Nyāyasudhā
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. I, Appendix, p 138)
Taṃtravārtikavyā. – Nyāyasudhā
   Source: Title Page or Title Folio (1r, nāgarī, pencil)

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. I, Appendix, p. 138) / PUL Label