MS PUL Woolner 1204 (Haṭhayogapradīpikā)

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 1204
Catalogue No. 444  (Vol. II, p. 32)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Yoga

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support unclassifiable paper
Condition good  (sides slightly stained and worn)

Size in mm

Folio 270 x 130  (11 x 5 inches according to the bookseller's label)
Writing Area 210 x 80

Margin Lines

Type none

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 10  (sometimes 9)
Akṣaras per Line 32

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 31
Foliation (from Label) 31  (also according to the bookseller's label)
Foliation (from Personal Inspection) 31  (last written folio [recto] is foliated 31)

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Personal Inspection) up to 4th chapter, 600 granthas  (according to end colophon; that closely corresponds to ca. 320 akṣaras on 30 folios)

Script and Scribal Conventions

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

Auspicious or Devotional Elements

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

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation ha.pra.
Location verso, upper left corner, above foliation

Changes and Additions to the Text

Place Margins  (in the margins of all four sides)
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapādas, alignment
Style of Writing m.sec.
Frequency frequent
Orpiment Yes  (very frequent corrections and deletions)

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 32)
   Source: PUL Label
Haṭhaprayoga Tripu
   Source: Title Page or Title Folio (front fly leaf, pencil, nāgarī)
   Source: PUL Label (Bookseller's label)
Haṭhapradipikā Siddhāṃtamuktāvalī
   Source: Concluding elements (31r,1f.)
   Source: Concluding elements (31r,1f.)
   Note: sic
Uniform Title Haṭhayogapradīpikā

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

Svātmārāma Yogīndra
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 32) / PUL Label / Concluding elements (31r,1)
Swatma Ram Yogindra
   Source: PUL Label (Bookseller's label)
Uniform Name Svātmārāma

Person Related to MS
Sahajanātha Celāka
   Source: Concluding elements (31r,1)
   Note: relation unclear, possibly the name of the scribe