MS PUL Woolner 1121 (Tarkabhāṣā)

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 1121
Catalogue No. 113  (Vol. II, p. 9)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Nyāya

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support paper
Condition good  (parts of left margin are rat eaten; otherwise in good condition)

Size in mm

Folio 260 x 105
Writing Area 200 x 85

Margin Lines

Type double
Colour red

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 16
Akṣaras per Line 50

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 15
Foliation (from Label) 15

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Label) complete
Extent (from Personal Inspection) MS contains maṅgala and end colophon

Script and Scribal Conventions

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


Rubrication Yes

Foliation etc.


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

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation tarkaparibhāṣāsū.
Location verso, upper left margin

Changes and Additions to the Text

Place Margins
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapādas in the text, line number added to the marginals, alignment
Style of Writing like main text
Frequency frequent

Further Special Features

Other Special Features

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
   Source: PUL Label / Concluding elements (15v,16)
Tarkabhāṣā or Tarkaparibhāṣā
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 9)
Uniform Title Tarkabhāṣā

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. 9) / PUL Label / Concluding elements (15v,16)
Uniform Name Keśava Miśra

Person Related to MS
(not clearly legible)
   Relation to Manuscript: Scribe
   Source: Concluding elements (15v,16)
   Note: see colophon