MS PUL Woolner 0705 (Yogamaṇiprabhā)

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 0705
Catalogue No. 422  (Vol. II, p. 31 )
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Yoga

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support paper
Condition good

Size in mm

Folio 350 x 140  (13 x 6 according to bookseller label)

Margin Lines

Type none

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Label) 18  (according to bookseller label)
Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 9
Akṣaras per Line 34

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 71
Foliation (from Label) 71  (also according to bookseller label)

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Personal Inspection) up to the fourth pāda

Script and Scribal Conventions

Script Devanāgarī
Style of Writing upright
No. of Hands one
Punctuation no marks


Rubrication Yes
Other Emphasis underlining, m.sec., with red colored crayon

Structural Elements

Are Sections Numbered? Yes

Foliation etc.


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

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation yo.
Location verso, above left pagination

Changes and Additions to the Text

Main writing area and margins  (in the margins of all four sides)
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapādas and short double strokes; line number added to the marginal; alignment  (kākapāda for corrections, double lines for glosses)
Style of Writing smaller than main text  (interlinear akṣaras immediately above the akṣaras of the main text are even smaller than those in the margins)
Frequency frequent

Further Special Features

Other Special Features

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
Yogasūtravyākhyā Yogamaṇiprabhā
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 31)
Yoga[ darśanasa ]< sūtra >vyākhyā vyā° yo (.. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..)
   Source: PUL Label
   Note: title partly not readable
   Source: Concluding elements (71r,4f.)
   Note: specified "sāṃkhyapravacane"
Yogadarsana with Cy. Maniprabha
   Source: PUL Label (older PUL label)
Yogamaṇiprabhākhyā Vṛtti
   Source: Text (1v,3)
Yoga-Darshan with Commentry Mani-Prabha
   Source: PUL Label (Bookseller's label)
   Note: sic
Uniform Title Yogamaṇiprabhā

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

   Source: PUL Label (Bookseller's label)
Ram-anand Sarasvati
   Source: PUL Label (Bookseller's label)
   Source: Concluding elements (71v,4)
Uniform Name Patañjali, Rāmānanda Sarasvatī

Person Related to Author
   Source: Concluding elements (71v,3)
Uniform Name Govindānanda

   Place refers to: MS - Provenance
   Source: Bookseller Label
   Place refers to: MS - Place of Acquisition
   Source: Bookseller Label
Uniform Name Amritsar, Jammu and Kashmir

   Time refers to: MS - Date of Acquisition
   Source: PUL Label (older PUL label on 1r)
near 1850 V.S.
   Time refers to: MS - Date of Writing
   Source: Bookseller Label