MS PUL Woolner 0378

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 0378
Catalogue No. 327  (Vol. II, p. 22)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Nyāya

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Condition good  (right side crumpled)

Size in mm

Folio 335 x 135
Writing Area 260 x 85

Margin Lines

Type none

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 9
Akṣaras per Line 44

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 3
Foliation (from Label) 3

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Catalogue) incomplete
Extent (from Label) incomplete
Extent (from Personal Inspection) 45 granthas, beginning and end preserved  (the amount of 45 granthas, which is recorded in the end colophon, closely correspnds with the amount of text preserved in the MS)

Script and Scribal Conventions

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


Rubrication Yes

Structural Elements

Special Characters? Yes  (ornament like a simplified sun or flower, size of an akṣara)

Gaps and Fillers

Line Fillers space left within the line

Foliation etc.


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

Auspicious or Devotional Elements

Element kṣr̥ṇa
Location lower right margin, only on 2v

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation vyu.
Location verso, upper left margin, above foliation

Changes and Additions to the Text

Place Margins
Linking Method short double stroke (=) above the corrected akṣaras, alignment
Style of Writing similar to main text, but m.sec.
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
Vyutpattivāda Mūlam
   Source: PUL Label (handwritten label on 1r)
Vyutpatti Vad (Text)
   Source: PUL Label (handwritten label on 1r)
   Source: Concluding elements (3r,7)

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

Person Related to MS
(not clearly legible)
   Source: PUL Label (older PUL label on 1r)
   Note: librarian's signature
Bhaṃbhol Pāṃḍit
   Relation to Manuscript: Scribe
   Source: Concluding elements (3r,7)

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