MS PUL Woolner 0300 (Dīpikātarkaprakāśikā )

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 0300
Catalogue No. 224  (Vol. II, p. 14)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Nyāya

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support industrial paper
Condition good

Size in mm

Folio 330 x 140  (approximately)

Margin Lines

Type none

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 13
Akṣaras per Line 41

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

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

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Catalogue) Pratyakṣakhaṇḍa
Extent (from Label) Pratyakṣakhaṇḍa
Extent (from Personal Inspection) beginning and end of Pratyakṣakhaṇḍa digitized

Script and Scribal Conventions

Script Devanāgarī
Style of Writing upright
No. of Hands one
Punctuation space  (less than one akṣara)


Rubrication Yes

Gaps and Fillers

Line Fillers filled with daṇḍas

Foliation etc.


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

Auspicious or Devotional Elements

Element rāma
Location verso, lower right margin, above foliation  (only on 1v?)

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation ta.pra.
Location verso, upper left margin, above foliation

Changes and Additions to the Text

Main writing area and margins
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapādas, alignment
Style of Writing smaller, two different hands
Frequency very frequent
Orpiment Yes  (for corrections and deletions)

Further Special Features

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
Tark Prakash
   Source: PUL Label (older PUL label on 1r)
Nyāyasiddhāntamaṃjarīdīpikā (Pratyakṣakhaṇḍa)
   Source: PUL Label
Nyāyasiddhāntamaṃjarīvyākhyā Dīpikā or Tarkaprakāśikā
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 14)
   Note: Pratyakṣa[khaṇḍa]
Pratyakṣakhaṃḍa of the Nyāyasiddhāṃtamaṃjarīdīpikā
   Source: Concluding elements (43v,8-9)
Uniform Title Dīpikātarkaprakāśikā

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

   Source: Text (1v,3)
   Source: Concluding elements (43v,8)
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 14)
Śrīkaṃṭha [Śarmma] Dīkṣita
   Source: PUL Label
   Note: "Śarmma" deleted
Uniform Name Śrīkaṇṭha Dīkṣita

Person Related to MS
Mukund Lal
   Source: PUL Label (older PUL label on 1r)
   Note: librarian's signature
Uniform Name Mukund Lal

   Time refers to: MS - Date of Acquisition
   Source: PUL Label (older PUL label on 1r)