MS PUL Woolner 6605

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 6605
Catalogue No. 126  (Vol. I, Appendix, p. 138)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Mīmāṃsā

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support paper
Condition good  (stained from moisture)

Size in mm

Folio 275 x 118
Writing Area 205 x 65

Margin Lines

Type double  (two double lines, hence actually fourfold)
Colour black

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 10
Akṣaras per Line 43  (40-46)

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 24-75
Foliation (from Label) 24-75  (folios 1-23 missing, as is stated also on 75v [remark in western script, pencil])
Physical Completeness incomplete

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Catalogue) 1200 granthas, Vādāvalī
Extent (from Label) 1200 granthas, vādāvalī  (also according to 75v)
Extent (from Personal Inspection) incomplete  (first folio is 23r, text begins abruptly)

Script and Scribal Conventions

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

Gaps and Fillers

Line Fillers line left incomplete  (last line on 75r)

Foliation etc.


Location of Foliation verso, upper left and lower right margin  (also on the last recto [75r] because text ends there)
Number of Hands one

Auspicious or Devotional Elements

Element rāma
Location verso, lower right margin  (also on the last recto [75r] because text ends there)

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation nyāratna.
Location verso, upper left margin  (also on the last recto [75r] because text ends there)

Changes and Additions to the Text

Main writing area and margins
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapādas, line number, alignment
Style of Writing smaller, fine  (secondary)
Frequency infrequent

Further Special Features

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. I, Appendix, p. 138) / Title Page or Title Folio (75v, nāgarī, pencil)
Nyāyaratnamālā (Vādāvalī)
   Source: PUL Label
Vādāvali in the Ratnamālā
   Source: Title Page or Title Folio (75v, black ink, nāgarī)
   Note: sic!
Vādāvalī in the Ratnamālā
   Source: Concluding elements (75r,4)

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. I, Appendix, p. 138) / PUL Label
   Source: Concluding elements (75r,3)
Uniform Name Pārthasārathi Miśra