MS PUL Woolner 0307 (Yogacandrikā)

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 0307
Catalogue No. 417  (Vol. II, p. 30)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Yoga

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support paper

Size in mm

Folio 330 x 145
Writing Area 265 x 105

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 13
Foliation (from Label) 13
Physical Completeness complete  (presumably)

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Script and Scribal Conventions

Script Devanāgarī
Style of Writing upright
No. of Hands one
Punctuation no marks


Rubrication Yes  (of the namaskāra phrase and the concluding colophon)

Structural Elements

Are Sections Numbered? Yes
Other Structural Elements tripāṭha

Foliation etc.


Location of Foliation verso, left and right margin

Auspicious or Devotional Elements

Element rāma
Location verso, right margin

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation yo.sū.
Location verso, upper left margin

Changes and Additions to the Text

Place Margins
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapāda, line number, alignment
Style of Writing similar to main text
Frequency frequent

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
Yogasūtra savyākhyā (Sūtrārthaca)ṃdrikā
   Source: PUL Label
   Note: (Sūtrārthacaṃ)drikā is almost illegible in our photo. It was apparently read as Gūḍhārthacaṃdrikā by the PUL cataloguer.
   Source: Concluding elements (13v,9)
   Source: PUL Catalogue
   Note: Erroneous reading of PUL label, unfortunately reproduced in the printed catalogue
Uniform Title Yogacandrikā

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

   Source: PUL Catalogue / PUL Label
Uniform Name Anantadeva

Person Related to MS
   Relation to Manuscript: Scribe
   Source: Concluding elements (13v,10)
Mutsaddīrām Salavāhana
   Relation to Manuscript: Other Person Related to MS
   Source: Concluding elements (13v,10)
   Note: father of the scribe
Uniform Name Rāmanārāyaṇa, Mutsaddīrām Salavāhana