MS PUL Woolner 6796

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 6796
Catalogue No. 281  (Vol. II, p. 18)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Nyāya

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support paper
Condition worn/brittle  (text perfectly legible)

Size in mm

Folio 283 x 103
Writing Area 215 x 67

Margin Lines

Type none

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 11
Akṣaras per Line 40  (34-44)

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 106
Foliation (from Label) 106

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Catalogue) 3000 granthas
Extent (from Label) 3000 granthas
Extent (from Personal Inspection) initial invocation and end colophon preserved

Script and Scribal Conventions

Script Devanāgarī
Style of Writing upright  (more and more cursive towards the end; space of one or two akṣaras left unwritten in case the akṣara from the line above occupies parts of the lower line [infrequent])
No. of Hands one
Punctuation daṇḍas  (single and double)


Rubrication Yes  (numbering of sections and structural expressions like "na tu", "tatra", "na ca", etc.)
Other Emphasis secondary underlining  (blue colored crayon in the initial introductory lines on 1v and parts of the end colophon on 106v)

Structural Elements

Are Sections Numbered? Yes

Foliation etc.


Location of Foliation
upper left and lower right margin
Number of Hands one

Auspicious or Devotional Elements

Element tama2  (meaning unclear)
Location lower right corner

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation pa.mā.
Location upper left corner, above foliation

Changes and Additions to the Text

Place Main writing area and margins
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapādas, line number, alignment
Style of Writing smaller, m.sec.
Frequency very frequent

Further Special Features

Other Special Features

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 18) / PUL Label / Title Page or Title Folio (1r, black ink, nāgarī) / Text (1v,2 and 106v,8) / Concluding elements (106v,10)

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements
Text After Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. I, p. 18) / PUL Label / Title Page or Title Folio (1r, pencil, nāgarī) / Text (1v,2) / Concluding elements (106v,10)

Person Related to MS
Miśra Raṇachora
   Relation to Manuscript: Scribe
   Source: Concluding elements (106v,11)
   Relation to Manuscript: Commissioner of MS
   Source: Concluding elements (added m.sec. after the end of the colophon )

saṃvata 1719 varṣe caitrasudi 15 pūrṇimāyāṃ caṃdre
   Time refers to: MS - Date of Writing
   Source: Concluding elements (106v,11)
saṃ 1719
   Time refers to: MS - Date of Writing
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 18) / PUL Label / Title Page or Title Folio (1r, pencil, arabic)