MS PUL Woolner 7268

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 7268
Catalogue No. 287  (Vol. II, p. 19)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Nyāya

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support paper
Condition worn/brittle  (sides broken and wavy due to moisture; text undamaged)

Size in mm

Folio 389 x 85
Writing Area 300 x 30

Margin Lines

Type none

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 6
Akṣaras per Line 80  (76-82)

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 6
Foliation (from Label) 6
Physical Completeness incomplete  (no ending colophon, not even a daṇḍa, text ending abruptly)

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Label) incomplete
Extent (from Personal Inspection) 100 (?) granthas  (the usually given number of granthas is written on 1r [with pencil], but pale and hardly legible)

Script and Scribal Conventions

Script Bāṅglā
Style of Writing upright
No. of Hands one  (except for "tara 8" [?] in left margin)
Punctuation daṇḍas


Other Emphasis underlining  (red underlining of part of colophon in 1v)

Foliation etc.


Location of Foliation verso, right margin
Script of Pagination begali
Number of Hands one

Auspicious or Devotional Elements

Further Features

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation prāmāṇyaśi
Location above pagination

Changes and Additions to the Text

Script Bāṅglā
Linking Method candrabindu in text, vertical alignment
Style of Writing smaller than main text, sometimes pale
Frequency very frequent

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
Prāmāṇyavāda (Dīdhiti)
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 19)
   Source: PUL Label
   Source: Title Page or Title Folio (1r)
Dīdhiti of Cintāmaṇi
   Source: Text (1v,1)
   Note: "cintāmaṇer dīdhiti"

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, p. 19) / PUL Label / Text (1v,1)