MS PUL Woolner 6502

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 6502
Catalogue No. 119  (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  (parts of marginalia damaged)

Size in mm

Folio 300 x 100
Writing Area 270 x 65

Margin Lines

Type double  (sloppy drawn, sometimes three or four loosely drawn lines)
Colour black

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 12  (some folios with 11 lines)
Akṣaras per Line 60

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 86
Foliation (from Label) 86

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Catalogue) 3000 granthas  (smr̥tipādapūrvārddha [adhyāya 1, pāda 3])
Extent (from Label) 3000 granthas, adhyāya 1, pāda 3  (additional remark: "Smrtipāde Pūrvārdha")
Extent (from Personal Inspection) first half of adhyāya 1, pāda 3 (1.3.1-1.3.23)  (pp. 250-502 in the ed. Mahāprabhulāla Gosvāmi, Varanasi 1984)

Script and Scribal Conventions

Script Devanāgarī
Style of Writing upright  (probably the same hand as MS 6503)
No. of Hands one
Punctuation daṇḍas  (single; double only for colophons)


Rubrication Yes  (sūtra text, at least on 1v)

Structural Elements

Other Structural Elements daṇḍas and space  (for colophons)

Foliation etc.


Location of Foliation unclear from the present sample

Auspicious or Devotional Elements

Element unclear from the present sample

Marginal Title Information

(n)yā.  (unclear from the present sample)
Location upper left corner

Changes and Additions to the Text

Place Margins  (in the margins of all four sides)
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method alignment, line number added to the marginal
Style of Writing somewhat sloppy, perhaps by more than one scribe
Frequency very frequent

Further Special Features

Other Special Features

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
Tantravārtikavyākhyā (Nyāyasudhā)
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. I, Appendix, p. 38) / PUL Label
First Half of Nyāyasudhā
   Source: Concluding elements (last folio, lines 10f.)
   Note: "nyāyasudhāpūrvārdha"

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements