MS PUL Woolner 0990 (Tarkāmr̥ta)

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 0990
Catalogue No. 184  (Vol. II, p. 12)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Nyāya

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support unclassifiable paper
Condition very good  (last folio brittle)

Size in mm

Folio 250 x 110  (approximately)
Writing Area 190 x 70  (approximately)

Margin Lines

Type other  (fourfold)
Colour black

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 9
Akṣaras per Line 30

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 19
Foliation (from Label) 19
Foliation (from Personal Inspection) 19  (last written and foliated page is 19r)

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 double daṇḍas


Other Emphasis highlighting with red powder

Foliation etc.


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

Auspicious or Devotional Elements

Element rāma
Location verso, lower right margin, above foliation
Further Features

Marginal Title Information

Location verso, upper left margin, above foliation
Further Features

Changes and Additions to the Text

Margins  (upper and lower margins)
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapāda, alignment, line number added to the marginal
Style of Writing smaller
Frequency infrequent
Orpiment Yes  (frequent corrections and deletions of single akṣaras)

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 12) / PUL Label / Title Page or Title Folio (1r) / Text (1v,3)
   Source: Concluding elements (19r,5)
Uniform Title Tarkāmr̥ta

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

Jagadīśa Bhaṭṭācārya
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 12) / PUL Label / Concluding elements (19r,4)
Uniform Name Jagadīśa Tarkālaṃkāra

Person Related to MS
Rāma Goviṃda
   Relation to Manuscript: Scribe
   Source: Concluding elements (end colophon)

saṃvat 1828
   Time refers to: MS - Date of Writing
   Source: PUL Label / Concluding elements (19r,5)
saṃvat 1828 miti śrāvaṇa kr̥ṣṇa 7 śanivāsare
   Time refers to: MS - Date of Writing
   Source: Concluding elements (19r,5f.)