MS PUL Woolner 0282

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 0282
Catalogue No. 187  (Vol. II, p. 12)
PUL Subject Classification Nyāya

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Condition worn/brittle  (sides brittle, some folios worm eaten)

Size in mm

Folio 355 x 160
Writing Area 270 x 110

Margin Lines

Type none

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 11
Akṣaras per Line 39

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 43
Foliation (from Label) 43

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Personal Inspection) MS contains maṅgala and end colophon; text up to śabdapariccheda

Script and Scribal Conventions

Script Devanāgarī
Style of Writing upright
No. of Hands one
Punctuation daṇḍas only mark the end of the mūla text and the corresponding commentary


Rubrication Yes

Structural Elements

Other Structural Elements tripāṭha

Gaps and Fillers

Line Fillers sometimes filled with daṇḍas or invocations, sometimes centered, sometimes left incomplete

Foliation etc.


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

Marginal Title Information

Location verso, upper left margin, above foliation
Further Features

Changes and Additions to the Text

Place Main writing area and margins
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapādas or short double strokes (like ''='') above the line, line number added, alignment  (glosses referred to with short double strokes (=); corrections and insertions of single akṣaras aligned with kākapādas)
Style of Writing very small, upright, neat
Frequency very frequent
Orpiment Yes

Further Special Features

Other Special Features

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
Tarkāmr̥ta with Vyākhyā Taraṅgiṇī
   Source: PUL Label
   Source: PUL Catalogue
   Source: Text (1v,2 and 43v,9)
   Source: Concluding elements (43v,11)
   Source: Concluding elements (colophon of commented text, 43v,6)

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements
Text After Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 12) / PUL Label / Concluding elements (43v,10)
   Source: PUL Label / Concluding elements (colophon of commented text, 43v,6)

Person Related to Author
   Relation to Author: Father
   Source: Text (1v,1)
   Note: relation uncertain; "anaṃtabhaṭṭaṃ ... tātam"

Person Related to MS
the priest Dātārāma
   Relation to Manuscript: Scribe
   Source: Concluding elements (43v,11)
   Note: em.: dātārāmeṇa vipreṇa

A Śiva temple near the city of Rāmadāsa
   Place refers to: MS - Place of Writing
   Source: Concluding elements (43v,11)