MS PUL Woolner 7175

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 7175
Catalogue No. 822  (Vol. II, Appendix to Vol. I, p. 48)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Mīmāṃsā

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support paper
Condition damaged  (worm eaten, sides brittle and broken, parts of text missing )

Size in mm

Folio 278 x 119
Writing Area 215 x 75

Margin Lines

Type other  (two fine double lines)
Colour black

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 10
Akṣaras per Line 45  (40-50)

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 105
Foliation (from Label) 105
Physical Completeness complete  (however, injured)

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Catalogue) adhyāya 1, pāda 1, 3500 granthas  (Vyākhyā on Mīmāṃsāsūtra; injured)
Extent (from Label) adhyāya 1, pāda 1, 3500 granthas  ("a. 1, pāda. 1", "3,500" [arabic numerals, nāgarī akṣaras])
Extent (from Personal Inspection) first pāda of first adhyāya complete  (final colophon on folio 105r; 3500 granthas written according to label and folio 1r))

Script and Scribal Conventions

Script Devanāgarī
Style of Writing upright
No. of Hands one  (except for one second hand in left margin of 2r)
Punctuation single and double daṇḍas


Rubrication Yes  (numeration and final colophon)
Other Emphasis underlining  (with blue colored crayon)

Structural Elements

Are Sections Numbered? Yes  (five introducing stanzas; in the actual main text no numeration is given)
Special Characters? Yes  (line filling "cha || cha || cha || ..." on 105r [end of MS])
Other Structural Elements two double daṇḍas

Foliation etc.


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

Auspicious or Devotional Elements

Element rāma
Location above pagination on lower right corner

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation bhā.ta.
Location above pagination in upper left corner

Changes and Additions to the Text

Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method none  (neither kākapadas nor alignment with the text; three akṣaras rotated anticlockwise 90°)
Style of Writing bigger and less elegant than main text
Frequency infrequent  (the only occurrence in the present sample is found on 2r)

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. I, Appendix, p. 48) / PUL Label / Title Page or Title Folio (1r, pencil, nāgarī) / Text (1v,7) / Concluding elements (105r,4)

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, App., p. 48) / PUL Label / Title Page or Title Folio / Text (1v,6f.) / Concluding elements (105r,4)