MS PUL Woolner 1732 (Sāṅkhyatattvakaumudī)

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 1732
Catalogue No. 393  (Vol. II, p. 28)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Sāṃkhya

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support unclassifiable paper
Condition good

Size in mm

Folio 285 x 125
Writing Area 225 x 70

Margin Lines

Type other  (two double lines)
Colour black

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 13
Akṣaras per Line 50  (46-53)

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 30
Foliation (from Label) 30
Foliation (from Personal Inspection) 30  (last written folio containing end colophon is 30r)

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Label) complete
Extent (from Personal Inspection) beginning and end preserved

Script and Scribal Conventions

Script Devanāgarī
Style of Writing upright
No. of Hands one
Punctuation single and double daṇḍas


Other Emphasis highlighting with red powder

Structural Elements

Are Sections Numbered? Yes

Foliation etc.


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

Auspicious or Devotional Elements

Element rāmaḥ
Location verso, lower right margin

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation sāṃ.dī.
Location verso, upper left margin, above or next to the foliation
Further Features

Changes and Additions to the Text

Main writing area
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapādas and alignment
Style of Writing similar to main text, but m.sec.
Frequency infrequent

Further Special Features

Other Special Features

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
   Source: PUL Label / Title Page or Title Folio (1r, nāgarī, pencil) / Concluding elements (30r,6)
Sāṅkhyakārikāvyākhyā - Sāṅkhyatattvakaumudī
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 28)
   Source: Text (30r,6)
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 / Text (30r,5f.) / Concluding elements (30r,6)
Uniform Name Vācaspati Miśra