MS PUL Woolner 0311

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 0311
Catalogue No. 338  (Vol. II, p. 22)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Nyāya

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Condition very good

Size in mm

Folio 320 x 145  (6 x 12 inches according to a paper card inserted after folio 9)
Writing Area 260 x 110

Margin Lines

Type none

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 15  (14-16)
Akṣaras per Line 37

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 9
Foliation (from Label) 9  (also according to a paper card inserted after folio 9)

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Label) 500 ślokas according to a paper card inserted after folio 9
Extent (from Personal Inspection) beginning and end preserved

Script and Scribal Conventions

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


Rubrication Yes  (but scanty)

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 sa.vā.
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 upright, m.sec., less neatly written
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. 22) / PUL Label / Concluding elements (9v,12)
   Source: PUL Label (older PUL label and handwritten label on 9v)
   Source: PUL Label (white paper card between the leaves)

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

Person Related to MS
Rāmanārāyaṇa, son of Miśramutsaddī Rāma
   Relation to Manuscript: Scribe
   Source: Concluding elements (9v,12)
Nand Lal
   Source: PUL Label (signature on older PUL label)
   Note: signature of library staff
Uniform Name Rāmanārāyaṇa

   Time refers to: MS - Date of Acquisition
   Source: PUL Label (older PUL label on 9v)