MS PUL Woolner 6993

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 6993
Catalogue No. 861  (Vol. II, Appendix, p. 52)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Mīmāṃsā

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support paper
Condition good

Size in mm

Folio 278 x 109
Writing Area 220 x 64

Margin Lines

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

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 10  (9-10)
Akṣaras per Line 43  (41-46)

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 25
Foliation (from Label) 25
Physical Completeness incomplete

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Catalogue) adhyāya 6, pāda 2-8  (this is misleading since "8" denotes the 8th adyāya; cf. remark on the label and "Personal Inspection")
Extent (from Label) adhyāya 6, pāda 2 to adhyāya 8  (remark on cover by scribe of label; 750 granthas [remark in upper margin of 1r and lower margin of 25v written with pencil in arabic numerals])
Extent (from Personal Inspection) incomplete  (after the colophon of the 8th adhyāya the text continues with 6 more lines of adhyāya 9)
Textual Completeness of the Work incomplete

Script and Scribal Conventions

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


Other Emphasis secondary underlining  (with red colored crayon: end colophon of adhyāya 8 on 25v)

Structural Elements

Other Structural Elements double daṇḍas

Foliation etc.


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

Auspicious or Devotional Elements

Element rāma•
Location verso, lower right margin

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation śāstra• / śā•mā•
Location verso, upper left margin
Further Features

Changes and Additions to the Text

Place Main writing area
Frequency no marginalia

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
   Source: PUL Label
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, Appendix, p. 52)

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

Kamalākara and Anantabhaṭṭa
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, Appendix, p. 52)
   Note: authors of text and commentary respectively
   Source: PUL Label

Person Related to Author
Kamalākara Bhaṭṭa
   Relation to Author: Father
   Source: PUL Label