MS PUL Woolner 0427 (Siddhāntamuktāvalī)

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 0427
Catalogue No. 242  (Vol. II, p. 15)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Nyāya

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Condition good

Size in mm

Folio 305 x 135
Writing Area 205 x 90

Margin Lines

Type none

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 12
Akṣaras per Line 37

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 55
Foliation (from Label) 55

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 single daṇḍas


Rubrication Yes  (with red powder)

Foliation etc.


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

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation  (nyā.mu. on later folios)
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 small short double strokes (=) above the line
Style of Writing very small, upright, neat
Frequency very frequent  (fills large parts of margins of first few folios; none on the final folios)
Orpiment Yes  (precisely and carefully used for corrections of single akṣaras, infrequent)

Further Special Features

Other Special Features

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
   Source: PUL Label / Concluding elements (55r,3)
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 15)
   Source: PUL Label (handwritten label on 1r and older PUL label ibid.)
Uniform Title Siddhāntamuktāvalī

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

Viśvanātha Paṃcānana Bhaṭṭācāryya
   Source: Concluding elements (55r,2f.)
Viśvanātha Paṃcānana
   Source: PUL Label
Uniform Name Viśvanātha

   Time refers to: MS - Date of Acquisition
   Source: PUL Label (older label on 1r)
saṃvat 1898
   Time refers to: MS - Date of Writing
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p 15) / PUL Label / Concluding elements (55r,3)