MS PUL Woolner 6971

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 6971
Catalogue No. 24  (Vol. I, p. 2)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Nyāya

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support paper
Condition very good

Size in mm

Folio 248 x 93
Writing Area 215 x 58

Margin Lines

Type none

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 11  (13 lines on 12r in order to spare another verso)
Akṣaras per Line 50

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 12
Foliation (from Label) 12

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Catalogue) no remarks
Extent (from Label) complete  (200 granthas according to a remark on 1r [pencil, arabic, underlined])
Extent (from Personal Inspection) complete  (200 granthas as recorded on 1r [pencil, arabic])

Script and Scribal Conventions

Script Devanāgarī
Style of Writing upright
No. of Hands one
Punctuation single daṇḍas  (rare double daṇḍas)


Rubrication Yes  (initial invocation and single akṣaras throughout)
Other Emphasis secondary underlining  (with red colored crayon in initial and closing lines)

Structural Elements

Other Structural Elements last verso saved  (by writing two more lines and continuing the colophon text in right and upper margin)

Foliation etc.


Location of Foliation
upper left margin and lower right corner  (verso)
Number of Hands one

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation ā•
Location upper left corner, above foliation  (verso)

Changes and Additions to the Text

Place Margins
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapādas or short double strokes (=)  (double strokes for the glosses)
Style of Writing upright, m.sec.

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. I, p. 2) / PUL Label / Title Page or Title Folio (1r, pencil, nāgarī) / Concluding elements (12r,13)
   Source: Text (1v,2 and 1v,3)

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. 2) / PUL Label / Title Page or Title Folio (1r) / Concluding elements (12r,13)

Person Related to MS
   Relation to Manuscript: Scribe
   Source: Concluding elements (12r, written in the upper margin)

< veda >rāmava(su)brahmavarṣe pauṣe site tare || pakṣe pūrṇatithau caṃdre
   Time refers to: MS - Date of Writing
   Source: Concluding elements (12r,13 continued in the margins)
   Note: vedarāmavasubrahmavarṣe denotes the year 1834
1834, December/January (pauṣe) before full moon (site tare) at (the auspicious day of) pūrṇatithi
   Time refers to: MS - Date of Writing
   Source: Conversion by Analysis