MS PUL Woolner 0296

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 0296
Catalogue No. 948  (Vol. II, p. 66)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Vedānta

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support paper
Condition good

Size in mm

Folio 300 x 170  (approximate metering with the help of the measuring tape on the shots)
Writing Area 220 x 110  (approximate metering with the help of the measuring tape on the shots)

Margin Lines

Type none

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 16
Akṣaras per Line 30

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 83
Foliation (from Label) 83
Foliation (from Personal Inspection) first folio digitized is 1, the last is 83
Physical Completeness complete  (assumption made on the basis of the digital images)

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Script and Scribal Conventions

Script Devanāgarī
Style of Writing cursive
No. of Hands one
Punctuation daṇḍas


Rubrication Yes

Foliation etc.


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

Auspicious or Devotional Elements

Element rāma  ("oṃ" on 1v)
Location verso, close to the foliation

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation ve.ta, vedā., adhaka.
Location verso, upper left margin
Further Features

Changes and Additions to the Text

Margins  (in the margins of all four sides)
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapāda, alignment
Style of Writing smaller than main text
Frequency infrequent

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
Vedantadhikarana Mālā
   Source: PUL Label (older label)
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 66) / PUL Label
   Source: Concluding elements (83v,5)

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 (83v,4f.)
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 66)

Person Related to MS
Nand Lal
   Relation to Manuscript: Person Responsible for Acquisition of MS
   Source: PUL Label (older label)

   Time refers to: MS - Date of Acquisition
   Source: PUL Label (older label)
   Note: i.e., February 11, 1920
   Time refers to: MS - Date of Writing
   Source: Concluding elements (83v,6)
   Note: "māghamāse liṣitam"