MS PUL Woolner 0338 (Tarkasaṃgraha, etc.)

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 0338
Catalogue No. 157  (Vol. II, p. 11)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Nyāya

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Condition good  (sides worn, first and last folio brittle; text not injured)

Size in mm

Folio 350 x 150
Writing Area 255 x 100

Margin Lines

Type none

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 11  (8-12)
Akṣaras per Line 34

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) beginning and end preserved

Script and Scribal Conventions

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


Rubrication Yes

Structural Elements

Other Structural Elements tripāṭha

Gaps and Fillers

Line Fillers filled with double daṇḍas and invocations  ("rāma" on 3r,9)

Foliation etc.


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

Marginal Title Information

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

Changes and Additions to the Text

Margins  (in the margins of all four sides)
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method commentary text continued in the margins; glosses allocated with short double strokes (=)  (line number added to the marginal glosses)
Style of Writing very small, upright, neat; one or two additional hands  (corrections by a second (or third?) hand are rare, they are written less neatly)
Frequency very frequent
Orpiment Yes  (frequent corrections of single akṣaras)

Further Special Features

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 11)
Tarka samgrahaḥ
   Source: PUL Label (older PUL label on 1r)
Tarkasaṃgraha with Vyākhyā called Saṃgrahadīpikā
   Source: PUL Label
   Source: Text (1v,7)
   Source: Text (1v,2)
Uniform Title Tarkasaṃgraha, Tarkasaṃgrahadīpikā

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

Person Related to MS
Nand Lal
   Source: PUL Label (older PUL label on 1r)
   Note: signature of the librarian
Uniform Name Nand Lal

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