MS PUL Woolner 0403 (Haṭhayogapradīpikā)

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 0403
Catalogue No. 445  (Vol. II, p. 32)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Yoga

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support unclassifiable paper
Condition very good

Size in mm

Folio 150 x 100
Writing Area 100 x 60

Margin Lines

Type ornamental  (combination of red and black fine lines filled with orange colour)
Colour other  (red, black, orange)

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 7
Akṣaras per Line 16  (14-17)

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 62
Foliation (from Label) 62  (61 crossed out)
Foliation (from Personal Inspection) 62  (62r contains the end colophon; three additional folios containing a certain list and a stamp; for the list see Additions by Other Hands)

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Personal Inspection) MS contains beginning and end colophon

Script and Scribal Conventions

Script Devanāgarī
Style of Writing upright
No. of Hands one
Punctuation double daṇḍas drawn with red ink


Other Emphasis alternating rubrication of single akṣaras in namaskāra phrase and end colophon

Structural Elements

Are Sections Numbered? Yes  (anuṣṭubh stanzas)

Foliation etc.


Location of Foliation verso, upper left margin
Number of Hands one

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation ha.ṭha.pra
Location verso, upper left margin, above foliation
Further Features

Changes and Additions to the Text

Frequency no marginalia

Further Special Features

Other Special Features

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 32) / PUL Label
Hath Yog Pradipika
   Source: PUL Label (older PUL label on 1r)
   Source: Text (1v,7) / Concluding elements (61v,6 and 62r,1)
Uniform Title Haṭhayogapradīpikā

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements
Text After Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

   Source: PUL Label / Text (1v,5 and 2r,1) / Concluding elements (61v,5f.)
Svātmārāma Yogīndra
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 32)
Uniform Name Svātmārāma

Person Related to MS
(not clearly legible)
   Relation to Manuscript: Person Responsible for Acquisition of MS
   Source: PUL Label (older PUL label on 1r)
   Note: signature of library staff

8 - 12 - 21
   Time refers to: MS - Date of Acquisition
   Source: PUL Label (older label on 1r)
   Note: i.e., Dec. 8, 1921