MS PUL Woolner 0287 (Tarkasaṃgrahadīpikāprakāśikā)

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 0287
Catalogue No. 162  (Vol. II, p. 11)
PUL Subject Classification Nyāya

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Condition good  (but worm eaten)

Size in mm

Folio 350 x 150  (approximately, no ruler on the shot)
Writing Area 270 x 110  (approximately)

Margin Lines

Type none

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 15
Akṣaras per Line 55

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 55
Foliation (from Label) 55

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Label) complete
Extent (from Personal Inspection) beginning and end preserved and digitized

Script and Scribal Conventions

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


Rubrication Yes

Structural Elements

Other Structural Elements pañcapāṭha  (Tarkasaṃgraha is written centered in the middle of each folio, the commentary is written above and below, the subcommentary again above and below the commentary.)

Foliation etc.


Location of Foliation verso, upper left and lower right margin  (the foliation in the lower right margin is secondary or written with an other, finer pen)
Number of Hands two  (or one? see above)

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation ta. dī. pra.
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 short double strokes (=) above the line; line number added to the marginal
Style of Writing smaller than main text, upright, rotated clockwise and anticlockwise 90°
Frequency very frequent
Orpiment Yes

Further Special Features

Other Special Features

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
Tarkasaṃgraha with Dīpikā and Prakāśa
   Source: PUL Label
Tarkasaṃgrahadīpikāvyākhyā Prakāśa
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 11)
   Source: Concluding elements (colophon of commentary, 55v,8)
   Source: Concluding elements (colophon of subcommentary, 55v,11)
Uniform Title Tarkasaṃgrahadīpikāprakāśikā

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

   Source: Concluding elements (55v,8)
   Source: PUL Label / Concluding elements (55v,6)
   Source: PUL Label / Concluding elements (colophon of subcommentary, 55v,9f.)
Nīlakaṇṭha, offspring of the Kauḍaṇyagotra
   Source: Concluding elements (colophon of subcommentary, 55v,9)
   Note: "kauḍaṇyagotrasaṃbhūta"
Uniform Name Nīlakaṇṭha Śāstrin

Person Related to Author
   Relation to Author: Father
   Source: Concluding elements (55v,10)

saṃvat 1919
   Time refers to: MS - Date of Writing
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 11) / PUL Label / Concluding elements (55v,11)