MS PUL Woolner 6599 (Tantraratna)

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 6599
Catalogue No. 114  (Vol. I, Appendix, p. 137)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Mīmāṃsā

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support paper
Condition good

Size in mm

Folio 254 x 105
Writing Area 200 x 65

Margin Lines

Type double
Colour black

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 12  (sometimes 13)
Akṣaras per Line 45  (43-48)

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 34
Foliation (from Label) 34  ("44" deleted)
Physical Completeness incomplete

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Catalogue) 1360 granthas, adhyāya 11
Extent (from Label) 1360 granthas, adhyāya 11  (also according to 1r and 34v)
Extent (from Personal Inspection) no end colophon

Script and Scribal Conventions

Script Devanāgarī
Style of Writing upright
No. of Hands one
Punctuation single daṇḍas or dots


Rubrication Yes  (single akṣaras throughout [first akṣaras of words like: atra, tatra, tataḥ, ucyate, tasmād, uttareṇa, etc.])

Foliation etc.


Location of Foliation verso, left and right margin
Number of Hands one
Further Features

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation taṃtra
Location upper left corner
Further Features

Changes and Additions to the Text

Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapādas, line number, alignment
Style of Writing like main text
Frequency frequent

Further Special Features

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. I, Appendix, p. 137) / PUL Label / Title Page or Title Folio (1r)
   Note: 11th adhyāya
Uniform Title Tantraratna

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. 137) / PUL Label
Uniform Name Pārthasārathi Miśra