MS PUL Woolner 0310

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 0310
Catalogue No. 295  (Vol. II, p. 19)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Nyāya

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Condition good

Size in mm

Folio 320 x 150  (12 1/2 x 6 inches according to an old handwritten label on 1r)
Writing Area 260 x 110

Margin Lines

Type none

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 17  (16-18)
Akṣaras per Line 41

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 11
Foliation (from Label) 11

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Label) 500 anuṣṭubh ślokas  (according to a handwritten label on 1r)
Extent (from Personal Inspection) probably complete  (beginning and end preserved)

Script and Scribal Conventions

Script Devanāgarī
Style of Writing upright  (written by the same scribe Rāmanārāyaṇa as MSS 0454 and 0457)
No. of Hands one
Punctuation no marks


Rubrication Yes

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

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation vā.vyā.
Location verso, upper left margin, above foliation

Changes and Additions to the Text

Main writing area and margins
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapādas, line number added to the marginal, alignment
Style of Writing upright; by two different hands
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. 19)
   Source: PUL Label / Text (1v,1) / Concluding elements (11r,15)
Vakkyvad Viakhya
   Source: PUL Label (handwritten label on 11v)
   Note: sic!
   Source: PUL Label (paper card inserted between folios 1 and 2)

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements
Text After Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

Raghunātha and Varāhārya
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 19)
   Source: Concluding elements (11r,15)
Pandit Varaharya
   Source: PUL Label (old and handwritten label on 11v)
Raghunātha / Varahārya
   Source: PUL Label

Person Related to MS
   Relation to Manuscript: Scribe
   Source: Concluding elements (11r,16f.)
   Relation to Manuscript: Scribe
   Source: PUL Label (old handwritten label on 11v)
Uniform Name Rāmanārāyaṇa

   Place refers to: MS - Place of Writing
   Source: PUL Label (old handwritten label on 1r)
   Place refers to: MS - Place of Writing
   Source: Concluding elements (11v,16)
   Note: the scribe Rāmanārāyaṇa is said to be a "Jālandharīya" in lines 16f.
Uniform Name Jalandhar

   Time refers to: MS - Date of Acquisition
   Source: PUL Label (older PUL label on 11v)