MS PUL Woolner 0814 (Yogamaṇiprabhā)

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 0814
Catalogue No. 421  (Vol. II, p. 31)
PUL Subject Classification Yoga

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support unclassifiable paper
Condition very good  (first folio worn)

Size in mm

Folio 300 x 150  (approximately)

Margin Lines

Type none

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 12  (11-12)
Akṣaras per Line 30  (26-32)

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 56
Foliation (from Label) 56
Foliation (from Personal Inspection) last folio

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Personal Inspection) beginning and end preserved  (MS ends with fourth chapter [kaivalyapāda])

Script and Scribal Conventions

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


Other Emphasis highlighting with red powder

Structural Elements

Are Sections Numbered? Yes

Foliation etc.


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

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation yo.
Location verso, upper left margin, above foliation
Further Features

Changes and Additions to the Text

Main writing area and margins
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapadas for corrections, short double strokes for glosses; alignment and line number added
Style of Writing smaller than main text, fine line, upright and neat  (infrequent interlinear additions are like the marginals, but still smaller)
Orpiment Yes  (very frequent)

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
Yogasūtravyākhyā - Yogamaṇiprabhā
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 31)
Yogasūtra savyākhyā - Yogamaṇiprabhā
   Source: PUL Label
   Note: corrected from ''Yogadarśana'' etc.
Yogadarśana Maṇiprabhāṭīkāyukta
   Source: Title Page or Title Folio (last verso, pencil, nāgarī)
   Source: Concluding elements (56r,7)
Uniform Title Yogamaṇiprabhā

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

Rāmānanda Sarasvatī
   Source: PUL Label / Concluding elements (56r,7)
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 31)
Uniform Name Rāmānanda Sarasvatī

Person Related to Author
   Relation to Author: Teacher
   Source: Concluding elements (56r,6)
Uniform Name Govindānanda