MS PUL Woolner 0359 (Tarkasaṃgraha)

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 0359
Catalogue No. 145  (Vol. II, p. 10)
PUL Subject Classification Nyāya

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Size in mm

Folio 240 x 100
Writing Area 210 x 60

Margin Lines

Type none

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 9
Akṣaras per Line 38

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 7
Foliation (from Label) 7

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  (plus two or three hands in the margins)
Punctuation no marks


Rubrication Yes  (only in the end colophon)

Gaps and Fillers

Line Fillers filled with double daṇḍas and kākapāda-like characters

Foliation etc.


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

Auspicious or Devotional Elements

Element oṃ / oṃ śivaḥ
Location verso, upper left margin, above abbreviated title and lower right margin, above foliation respective

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation tarkkasaṃgrahaḥ
Location verso, upper left margin, above foliation

Changes and Additions to the Text

Main writing area and margins  (in the margins of all four sides, but often lost in the broken right hand margin)
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapādas and alignment with the corrected line, sometimes line number added to the marginal
Style of Writing by two or three different hands
Frequency very frequent
Orpiment Yes  (frequent)

Further Special Features

Other Special Features

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 10) / PUL Label / Text (1v,2) / Concluding elements (7r,7)
Tarka Sangraha
   Source: Title Page or Title Folio (1r, roman, black ink)
Uniform Title Tarkasaṃgraha

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

Person Related to MS
Vastī Rāma
   Source: Concluding elements (7r,8)
   Note: "vastī rāmeṇasya paṭhanīyam"

   Source: PUL Catalogue / PUL Label / Concluding elements
saṃvat* 1792 pravarttamāne mitījyaiṣṭaśudi 9 caṃdra(gh)as(r)e
   Time refers to: MS - Date of Writing
   Source: Concluding elements (7r,8)