MS PUL Woolner 0238

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 0238
Catalogue No. 309  (Vol. II, p. 20)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Nyāya

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Condition very good

Size in mm

Folio 310 x 150
Writing Area 210 x 100

Margin Lines

Type none

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 11
Akṣaras per Line 34

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 35
Foliation (from Label) 35

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

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 dots, space


Rubrication Yes

Structural Elements

Are Sections Numbered? Yes  (maṅgala stanzas)

Gaps and Fillers

Indication of Gaps śirolekhā
Line Fillers filled with blessings

Foliation etc.


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

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation vr̥.
Location verso, upper left margin, above foliation

Changes and Additions to the Text

Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapādas, line number added to the marginal, alignment
Style of Writing black ink, fine line
Frequency infrequent
Orpiment Yes

Further Special Features

Other Special Features

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 20) / PUL Label / Concluding elements (35r,7)
Vritti Dipika
   Source: PUL Label (handwritten label on 1r)
Vritti of Shakti Vicár
   Source: PUL Label (older PUL label)
   Source: Text (1v,3-4)

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

Person Related to Author
   Relation to Author: Teacher
   Source: Text (1v,3)
Raghunātha Bhaṭṭa
   Relation to Author: Father
   Source: Concluding elements (35r,6)
Govarddhanabhaṭṭa of the Mauni kula
   Relation to Author: Other Relationships to the Author
   Source: Concluding elements (35r,6)
   Note: father's father

   Time refers to: MS - Date of Writing
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 20) / PUL Label (new label and old handwritten label) / Concluding elements (35r,7)