MS PUL Woolner 1549

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 1549
Catalogue No. 947  (Vol. II, p. 66)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Vedānta

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support unclassifiable paper
Condition damaged  (upper and lower left edges lost due to rodent damage, water stained throughout; main text, however, perfectly readable)

Size in mm

Folio no data  (no data given by photographers, no measuring help on the shots)
Writing Area no data

Margin Lines

Type none

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 13  (12 on final folios)
Akṣaras per Line 30

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 108
Foliation (from Label) 108
Foliation (from Personal Inspection) 108  (last verso ist foliated 108)

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Personal Inspection) up to adhyāya 4, pāda 4  (see colophon on 108v)

Script and Scribal Conventions

Script Devanāgarī
Style of Writing upright
No. of Hands one


Other Emphasis underlining m.sec. with blue colored crayon  (in the beginning and in the end colophon)

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 oṃ
Location verso, lower right margin, above foliation

Marginal Title Information

adhi. mā.  ("śrīḥ a. mā." on the final folios)
Location verso, above left pagination

Changes and Additions to the Text

Place Margins
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapādas in the runing text, alignment
Style of Writing small, fine line
Frequency infrequent
Orpiment Yes  (frequent corrections through careful and precise deletions of parts of akṣaras)

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 66) / PUL Label / Concluding elements (108v,11)
Vaiyāsika Adhikaraṇa Mālā
   Source: Title Page or Title Folio (1r, nāgarī, blue coloured ink)
   Note: The Vaiyāsikanyāyamālā is contracted and versified in the present text. See 1v,1-2

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 66) / PUL Label / Concluding elements (108,10f.)

Person Related to Author
   Relation to Author: Teacher
   Source: Concluding elements (1v,1)