MS PUL Woolner 6942

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 6942
Catalogue No. 813  (Vol. II, Appendix to Vol. I, p. 48)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Mīmāṃsā

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support paper
Condition good  (at least the first two and the final folios are broken and mended; folio 60, however, looks good)

Size in mm

Folio 300 x 125  (approximately; no data from Hamid Ali)
Writing Area 225 x 80  (approximately; no data from Hamid Ali)

Margin Lines

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

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 13
Akṣaras per Line 55  (47-61; less towards the end of the MS)

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 61
Foliation (from Label) 61

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Label) 2640 granthas according to 1r (pencil) and 61r (black ink)
Extent (from Personal Inspection) MS contains initial invocation and end colophon

Script and Scribal Conventions

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


Rubrication Yes  (initial invocation, last words of end colophon and single akṣaras throughout)

Foliation etc.


Location of Foliation verso, upper left and lower right margin

Auspicious or Devotional Elements

Element rāma•
Location verso, lower right margin, above foliation
Further Features

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation taṃ.9  (reading of "9" is uncertain)
Location verso, upper left corner, above foliation

Changes and Additions to the Text

Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapādas and alignment  (marginals in upper and lower margin are provided with line numbers)
Style of Writing smaller, probably m.sec.
Orpiment Yes  (careful and canny)

Further Special Features

Other Special Features

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
   Source: PUL Catalogue / PUL Label
   Note: 9th adhyāya
   Source: Title Page or Title Folio (1r) / Concluding elements (61v,10)

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, Appendix, p. 48) / PUL Label / Title Page or Title Folio (1r) / Concluding elements (61v,10)

saṃvat 1647
   Time refers to: MS - Date of Writing
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 48) / PUL Label / Title Page or Title Folio (1r)
saṃvat* 1647 samaye bhādrasudi 14 budhau
   Source: Concluding elements (61v,11)