MS PUL Woolner 3066 (Haṭhayogapradīpikā)

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 3066
Catalogue No. 443  (Vol. II, p. 32)
PUL Subject Classification Yoga

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support paper
Condition worn/brittle  (worm eaten, brittle edges)

Size in mm

Folio 220 x 100  (approximate metering on the basis of the cutting board under the MS)
Writing Area 175 x 70  (approximate metering on the basis of the cutting board under the MS)

Margin Lines

Type double
Colour black

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 9
Akṣaras per Line 38  (33-41)

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 14  (4-22; 7-11 missing)
Foliation (from Label) 14  (4-22; 7-11 missing)
Physical Completeness incomplete

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Catalogue) incomplete
Extent (from Label) incomplete
Extent (from Personal Inspection) incomplete  (no initial auspicious formula, no initial and ending colophons; folio 4r/v seems not to contain text of the Haṭhayogapradīpikā as is stated by label and catalogue; 22v,1-9 contains the text of HYP 4.103-113, text of the beginning of the first and the end of the last line is unclear)

Script and Scribal Conventions

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


Rubrication Yes  (numeration of stanzas and intermediate colophons highlighted with red pigment)

Structural Elements

Are Sections Numbered? Yes  (however, not on folio 22v)
Other Structural Elements highlighted daṇḍas mark full stanzas on 22v

Foliation etc.


Location of Foliation verso, lower right corner
Script of Pagination nāgarī
Number of Hands one

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation haṭha  (22v; on 4v: "datta." )
Location upper left corner
Further Features

Changes and Additions to the Text

Frequency no marginalia  (none on the folios available)

Further Special Features

Other Special Features

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 32)
Hatha Pradipikā; Haṭhapradīpikā
   Source: PUL Label
   Note: first in latin script, second in nāgarī
   Source: Title Page or Title Folio (upper margin of 22v)
Uniform Title Haṭhayogapradīpikā

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

Ātmārāma Yogīndra
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 32) / PUL Label
Uniform Name Svātmārāma