MS PUL Woolner 7261

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 7261
Catalogue No. 670  (Vol. II, p. 47)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Vedānta

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support paper
Condition good

Size in mm

Folio 207 x 99
Writing Area 165 x 75

Margin Lines

Type double  (ornamental on 1r and 60v)
Colour black

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 13
Akṣaras per Line 34

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 60
Foliation (from Label) 60

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Catalogue) complete, 1500 granthas
Extent (from Label) complete, 1500 granthas  (1500 granthas also according to folio 1r)
Extent (from Personal Inspection) probably complete  (MS contains maṅgala and end colophon)

Script and Scribal Conventions

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


Other Emphasis secondary underlining  (in the preliminaries and ending colophon)

Structural Elements

Are Sections Numbered? Yes  (maṅgala stanzas)
Special Characters? Yes  (line filling akṣaras which look like "cha" without śirolekhā)

Gaps and Fillers

Line Fillers filled  (with akṣaras which look like "cha" without śirolekhā)

Foliation etc.


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

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation umra.
Location verso, upper left corner
Further Features

Changes and Additions to the Text

Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapādas or short double strokes like ''=''
Style of Writing m.sec.
Frequency infrequent

Further Special Features

Other Special Features

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 47) / PUL Label
   Source: Title Page or Title Folio (60V)
   Source: Title Page or Title Folio (1r)
   Note: reading uncertain
   Source: Text (1v,8)

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

   Source: Concluding elements (60v,8)

Person Related to Author
   Relation to Author: Father
   Source: Text (1v,2) / Concluding elements (60v,8)
   Note: and teacher? cf. 1v,2

Person Related to MS
   Relation to Manuscript: Scribe
   Source: Concluding elements (60r,10)
Mahiṣīkara Abhinavācārya
   Source: Concluding elements (60r,10)
   Note: Scribe's father

sādhāraṇasaṃvatsara(py)āśvijabahulatritīyā somavāre
   Time refers to: MS - Occasion of Writing
   Source: Concluding elements (60r,10)