MS PUL Woolner 1104 (Vidvanmanorañjinī)

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 1104
Catalogue No. 939  (Vol. II, p. 66)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Vedānta

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support unclassifiable paper
Condition good  (sides of first and final folios worn, stained throughout, text in very good condition)

Size in mm

Folio 310 x 140  (approximately)
Writing Area ratio: 14:5,5  (margins about 20 mm wide)

Margin Lines

Type none

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 15  (14-17)
Akṣaras per Line 55

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 34
Foliation (from Label) 34
Foliation (from Personal Inspection) 34  (foliation of last verso, containing end of text and colophon)

Script and Scribal Conventions

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


Other Emphasis highlighting with red powder

Structural Elements

Are Sections Numbered? Yes  (maṅgala stanzas on 1v)
Special Characters? Yes  (line filling circular ornaments in last line of last folio)

Foliation etc.


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

Auspicious or Devotional Elements

Element rāmaḥ
Location verso, lower right margin, above foliation

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation ve.ṭī.
Location verso, upper left margin, above foliation

Changes and Additions to the Text

Main writing area and margins  (in the margins of all four sides)
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapāda, alignment, line number sometimes added to the marginal
Style of Writing similar to main text, but at least partly m.sec.
Frequency frequent
Orpiment Yes  (careful and precise, often overwritten)

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
Vedāntasāraṭīkā - Vidvanmanorañjanī
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 66) / PUL Label / Concluding elements (34,13f.)
   Source: Text (1v,2)
Uniform Title Vidvanmanorañjinī

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 (34v,13)
Uniform Name Rāmatīrtha

Person Related to Author
   Relation to Author: Teacher
   Source: Concluding elements (34v,13)