MS PUL Woolner 7009

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 7009
Catalogue No. 505  (Vol. II, Appendix, p. 32)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification other  (Gr̥hya)

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support paper
Condition worn/brittle  (sides worn, right margin has a big wormhole)

Size in mm

Folio 230 x 108
Writing Area 177 x 80

Margin Lines

Type none

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 10
Akṣaras per Line 26

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 8
Foliation (from Label) 8

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Label) complete  (100 granthas according to 8v [pencil, arabic])

Script and Scribal Conventions

Script Devanāgarī
Style of Writing upright
No. of Hands one
Punctuation double daṇḍas  (highlighted with red)


Rubrication Yes  (daṇḍas, foliation and marginal title information)

Structural Elements

Special Characters? Yes  (bold dots at mid-height; purpose unclear)

Foliation etc.


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

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation puna. / na. āsta  (reading and meaning unclear since only one instance is available in the present sample of photographs; please check on further folios)
Location verso, upper left and right corner
Further Features

Changes and Additions to the Text

Main writing area
Script Devanāgarī
Frequency no marginalia

Further Special Features

Other Special Features

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
   Source: PUL Label
Punassandhāna (Āpastamba)
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 32 )
   Source: Title Page or Title Folio (8v, pencil, nāgarī)
   Note: two different remarks on the section: "gr̥hya" (label), "dharma" (8v)

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements