MS PUL Woolner 7192 (Pātañjalayogasūtravṛtti)

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 7192
Catalogue No. 418  (Vol. II, p. 31)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Yoga

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support paper
Condition good  (sides brittle and broken)

Size in mm

Folio 249 x 112
Writing Area 215 x 70

Margin Lines

Type none

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 12  (13 on 42 recto in order to finish the text on that page)
Akṣaras per Line 47  (44-49)

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 42
Foliation (from Label) 42

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Label) 1000 granthas  (42v, pencil, arabic)
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 dots  (dots at mid-height)


Rubrication Yes  (maṅgala, sūtra text and parts of end colophon)
Other Emphasis secondary underlining  (with red colored crayon in parts of end colophon)

Foliation etc.


Location of Foliation verso, lower right corner

Changes and Additions to the Text

Main writing area and margins  (in the margins of all four sides an d in the running text)
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapādas, alignment, line number added to the marginal
Style of Writing like main text, slightly smaller  (probably by scribe of the main text)
Frequency very frequent
Orpiment Yes  (very frequent)

Further Special Features

Other Special Features

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 31)
   Source: PUL Label / Title Page or Title Folio (1r, pencil, nāgarī)
   Source: Concluding elements (42v,12)
Uniform Title Pātañjalayogasūtravṛtti

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

Nāgojī Bhaṭṭa
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 31)
   Note: between parentheses
Nāgoji Bhaṭṭa
   Source: PUL Label / Title Page or Title Folio (1r)
   Note: between parentheses of the label
Uniform Name Nāgeśa Bhaṭṭa

   Time refers to: Other Date/Occasion
   Source: PUL Label (remark on front cover board)
   Note: printed in the KSS together with five more commentaries to the YS