MS PUL Woolner 1920 (Tarkāmr̥ta)

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 1920
Catalogue No. 180  (Vol. II, p. 12)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Nyāya

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support unclassifiable paper
Condition good

Size in mm

Folio 325 x 135
Writing Area 265 x 95

Margin Lines

Type none

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 11  (sometimes 10)
Akṣaras per Line 39

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 13
Foliation (from Label) 13
Foliation (from Personal Inspection) 13  (last written and foliated folio is 13r)

Script and Scribal Conventions

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


Other Emphasis highlighting with red powder

Structural Elements

Are Sections Numbered? Yes
Special Characters? Yes  (circular symbols in the last lines of the last folio)

Foliation etc.


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

Auspicious or Devotional Elements

Element rāma.
Location verso, lower right margin, above foliation

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation ta. mr̥.
Location verso, upper left corner, above foliation

Changes and Additions to the Text

Main writing area and margins
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapādas, alignment  (sometimes line number added to the marginal; interlinear additions immediately above the corrected akṣara)
Style of Writing upright, smaller than main text
Frequency infrequent
Orpiment Yes

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, nāgarī, black ink) / Text (1v,3)
   Source: Concluding elements (13r,4)
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 (13r,4)
Uniform Name Jagadīśa Tarkālaṃkāra

saṃ. 1885
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 12) / PUL Label
saṃvat* 18 Ø 85 ... mitiśrāvaṇaśudipūrṇamā || śubhatithau ||
   Time refers to: MS - Date of Writing
   Source: Concluding elements (13r,4f.)