MS PUL Woolner 6604


A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 6604
Catalogue No. 125  (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  (worm holes, edges worn, stained)

Size in mm

Folio 280 x 118
Writing Area 212 x 68

Margin Lines

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

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 10  (also 9)
Akṣaras per Line 44  (41-45)

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 62
Foliation (from Label) 62

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Catalogue) 2000 granthas, aṅganirṇaya
Extent (from Label) 20000 granthas, aṅganirṇaya  (number of granthas also given on 1r; name of chapter also given in colophon in 62v,4)
Extent (from Personal Inspection) complete  (initial invocation and end colophon preserved)

Script and Scribal Conventions

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

Structural Elements

Special Characters? Yes  (slightly ornamental cluster akṣaras in first lines, e.g., rtha, rṣa)

Gaps and Fillers

Line Fillers filled  (with auspicious formula, invocation, daṇḍas)

Foliation etc.

Foliation

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

Auspicious or Devotional Elements

Element rāma
Location verso, lower right margin, above foliation  (also on the last recto because text ends there)

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation nyāyara  (also nyāya.ra)
Location verso, upper left margin, above foliation  (also on the last recto because text ends there)

Changes and Additions to the Text

Place
Main writing area and margins
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method alignment, line number added to the marginal
Style of Writing smaller than main text, fine, m.sec.
Frequency infrequent
Characteristics

Further Special Features


C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
Nyāyaratnamālā
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. I, Appendix, p. 138) / Title Page or Title Folio (1r, pencil, nāgarī, and 62v, black ink, nāgarī)
Nyāyaratnamālā (Aṅganirṇaya)
   Source: PUL Label
Aṃganirṇaya of the Nyāyaratnamālā
   Source: Title Page or Title Folio (62v, black ink, nāgarī) / Concluding elements (62r,4)

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Preliminaries
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography


Author
Pārthasārathimiśra
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. I, App., p. 138) / PUL Label / Title Page or Title Folio (1r) / Concluding elements (62r,3)
Uniform Name Pārthasārathi Miśra

Person Related to Author
Yajñātmācārya
   Relation to Author: Father
   Source: Concluding elements (62r,3)

Times
16th century ms.
   Time refers to: MS - Date of Writing
   Source: PUL Label (cover board)