MS PUL Woolner 1157

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 1157
Catalogue No. 958  (Vol. II, p. 67)
PUL Subject Classification Nyāya

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support white paper up to folio 18, then brown to dark brown paper
Condition good

Size in mm

Folio 295 x 145  (11 x 6 inches according to Bhajan Lal Book Seller's label on back cover board)
Writing Area 240 x 95

Margin Lines

Type none

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 14  (10-17)
Akṣaras per Line 38  (32-44)

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 48
Foliation (from Label) 48

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 no marks


Rubrication Yes  (of sūtras with red powder)

Structural Elements

Are Sections Numbered? Yes  (sūtras)

Foliation etc.


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

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation to.ṭa.
Location verso, upper left corner, above foliation

Changes and Additions to the Text

Margins  (in the margins of all four sides)
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapādas and alignment with the corrected line
Style of Writing upright, similar to main text
Frequency frequent
Orpiment Yes  (akṣaras are frequently corrected and clarified very carefully with small dots and tiny strokes)

Further Special Features

Other Special Features

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
Ṭīkā ... toḍakaślokagāminī
   Source: Text (1v,4)
   Source: Concluding elements (48r,14)
Toḍaka with Vyākhyā Tattvadīpikā
   Source: PUL Label
Totak with Dipika com.
   Source: PUL Label
   Note: label of Bhajan Lal Mss Dealer and Bookseller
Śrutisārasamuddharaṇa with Vyākhyā Tattvadīpikā
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 67)

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

   Source: PUL Label / Concluding elements (48r,13)

Person Related to Author
   Relation to Author: Teacher
   Source: Concluding elements (48r,13)

Person Related to MS
   Relation to Manuscript: Scribe
   Source: Concluding elements (48r,14)

   Place refers to: MS - Place of Acquisition
   Source: Bookseller Label

1870 V.S.
   Time refers to: MS - Date of Writing
   Source: PUL Label / Bookseller Label
saṃ(v)ata 1870 mitisāḍhasudi 12
   Time refers to: MS - Date of Writing
   Source: Concluding elements (48r,14f.)