MS PUL Woolner 0335 (Sāṅkhyatattvakaumudī)

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 0335
Catalogue No. 388  (Vol. II, p. 28)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Sāṃkhya

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Condition good  (worn)

Size in mm

Folio 300 x 140
Writing Area 210 x 90

Margin Lines

Type none

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 46
Foliation (from Label) 46

Script and Scribal Conventions

Script Devanāgarī
Style of Writing upright
No. of Hands one


Rubrication Yes

Foliation etc.


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

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation sāṃ. kau.
Location verso, upper left margin

Changes and Additions to the Text

Margins  (in the margins of all four sides)
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method short double strokes (like ''=''), kākapādas, alignment  (short double strokes for glosses, kākapādas for minor corrections to the text)
Style of Writing upright, smaller, m.sec.
Frequency very frequent  (glosses are frequent, corrections are rare)
Orpiment Yes  (precise and careful corrections of single akṣaras; infrequent)

Further Special Features

Other Special Features

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
Sāṅkhyakārikāvyākhyā - Sāṅkhyatattvakaumudī
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 28)
Sāṃkhyakārikā Savyākhyā Sāṃkhyatattvakaumudī
   Source: PUL Label
Sāṃkṣya Kaumadi
   Source: PUL Label (older PUL label on 1r)
   Note: sic
   Source: Concluding elements (46r,12)
Uniform Title Sāṅkhyatattvakaumudī

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

   Source: PUL Catalogue / PUL Label / Concluding elements (end colophon, 46r,11 and 46r,12)
Uniform Name Vācaspati Miśra

Person Related to MS
Nand Lal
   Relation to Manuscript: Person Responsible for Acquisition of MS
   Source: PUL Label (older PUL label)
   Note: signature of library staff
Uniform Name Nand Lal

   Time refers to: MS - Date of Acquisition
   Source: PUL Label (older PUL label on 1r)
   Note: i.e., May 5, 1920