MS PUL Woolner 0442 (Tarkasaṃgraha)

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 0442
Catalogue No. 148  (Vol. II, p. 10)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Nyāya

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Condition very good

Size in mm

Folio 280 x 120
Writing Area 215 x 70-80  (varying writing area)

Margin Lines

Type none

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 9  (only 5 lines on 1v and 2r)
Akṣaras per Line 24

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 13
Foliation (from Label) 13

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  (comparatively big akṣaras)
No. of Hands one
Punctuation double daṇḍas


Rubrication Yes

Foliation etc.


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

Auspicious or Devotional Elements

Element rāma
Location verso, lower right margin
Further Features

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation ta saṃ.  (alternatively ta., tta., or tta saṃ.)
Location verso, upper left corner, above or beside foliation
Further Features

Changes and Additions to the Text

Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapādas, line number added to the marginal, alignment
Style of Writing upright, similar to main text
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. 10) / PUL Label / Text (1v,3) / Concluding elements (13r,6)
   Source: Title Page or Title Folio (1r, latin, black ink)
   Source: PUL Label (older PUL label on 1r, in latin script)
Uniform Title Tarkasaṃgraha

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

   Source: Concluding elements (13v,5)
Uniform Name Annambhaṭṭa

   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 10)