MS PUL Woolner 6981


A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 6981
Catalogue No. 98  (Vol. II, p. 7)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Nyāya

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support paper
Condition good  (water affected, first leaf worm eaten)

Size in mm

Folio 275 x 108
Writing Area 225 x 67

Margin Lines

Type other  (four, sometimes three)
Colour black

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 10
Akṣaras per Line 45  (up to 50)

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 112  (leaves 4-25, 31-36, 38-39, 49-51, 70-71, 89-91 and 102 missing)
Foliation (from Label) 112  (leaves 4-25, 31-36, 38-39, 49-51, 70-71, 89-91 and 102 missing)
Physical Completeness incomplete

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Catalogue) pratyakṣa khaṇḍa
Extent (from Label) pratyakṣakhaṇḍa, incomplete  (2500 granthas according to a remark on 1r)
Extent (from Personal Inspection) incomplete  (no end colophon, several folios missing)

Script and Scribal Conventions

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

Emphasis

Rubrication Yes  (initial invocation and single akṣaras of main text)

Foliation etc.

Foliation

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

Auspicious or Devotional Elements

Element rāma
Location verso, lower right margin, above foliation

Changes and Additions to the Text

Place
Main writing area and margins
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapādas, alignment, line number added to the marginal
Style of Writing bigger than main text, m.sec.
Characteristics
Orpiment Yes

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
Dīdhitivyākhyā
   Source: PUL Label
Tattvacintāmaṇi Dīdhitivyākhyā (Pratyakṣakhaṇḍa)
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 7)

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Preliminaries
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography


Author
Nyāyavācaspati
   Source: Text (1v,2)
Rudra Bhaṭṭa Nyāyavācaspati
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 7) / PUL Label

Person Related to Author
Vidyānivāsa
   Relation to Author: Father
   Source: Text (1v,1)