MS PUL Woolner 1277

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 1277
Catalogue No. 992  (Vol. II, p. 69)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Vedānta

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support unclassifiable paper
Condition very good  (slightly stained)

Size in mm

Folio no data  (10 x 5 inches according to the bookseller's label)

Margin Lines

Type ornamental
Colour other  (a set of red and black lines filled with orange colour on all four sides of each folio)

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 10
Akṣaras per Line 30

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 9
Foliation (from Label) 9  (also according to the bookseller's label)
Foliation (from Personal Inspection) 9

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Personal Inspection) five chapters  (end colophon is of the fifth prakaraṇa)

Script and Scribal Conventions

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


Rubrication Yes  (daṇḍas, single akṣaras in the namaskāra phrase, end colophon)

Foliation etc.


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

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation va.
Location verso, upper left margin, above foliation

Changes and Additions to the Text

Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method alignment, occasional kākapādas
Style of Writing m.sec.
Frequency infrequent
Orpiment Yes  (precise and diligent corrections of single akṣaras or small parts of akṣaras; frequent)

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 69) / PUL Label / Title Page or Title Folio (in Devanāgarī, Śāradā and Gujaratī) / Concluding elements (9v,5)
Siddhant-Sar Samgrah
   Source: PUL Label (bookseller's label)

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

   Place refers to: MS - Provenance
   Source: Bookseller Label
   Place refers to: MS - Place of Acquisition
   Source: Bookseller Label

Near 1850 V.S.
   Time refers to: MS - Date of Writing
   Source: Bookseller Label