MS PUL Woolner 1554

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 1554
Catalogue No. 969  (Vol. II, p. 68)
PUL Subject Classification Vedānta

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support unclassifiable paper
Condition worn/brittle  (especially first and final folios, lower and left margin of 1r is mended)

Size in mm

Folio no data

Margin Lines

Type none

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 12
Akṣaras per Line 43

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 39  (folios 21-37 missing)
Foliation (from Label) 39  (folios 21-37 missing)
Foliation (from Personal Inspection) 21-27 miss  (according to a note in Hindi on 29v)
Physical Completeness incomplete

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Catalogue) incomplete
Extent (from Label) incomplete
Extent (from Personal Inspection) up to adhyāya 4  (according to end colophon in 39v,7)
Textual Completeness of the Work incomplete

Script and Scribal Conventions

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


Rubrication Yes  (daṇḍas, namaskāra phrase and indications of change of ''speaker'' like: ''vaiśaṃpāyanovāca'')

Structural Elements

Are Sections Numbered? Yes

Foliation etc.


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

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation sa.ṭī.
Location verso, upper left margin
Further Features

Changes and Additions to the Text

Main writing area and margins
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapadas, alignment
Style of Writing partly m.sec.
Frequency frequent
Orpiment Yes

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, 68) / PUL Label
   Source: Text (1v,2) / Concluding elements (39v,6)

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. 68)
   Source: PUL Label